Wikipedia rules the waves

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facing the realities and the stiff competition from Wikipedia , the Encyclopedia Britannica will now focus primarily on their online services. Wikipedia has grown to be the number one source for students. In fact, many students will stop research and change topics if it’s not on Wikipedia. Wikipedia provides a wealth of information with over 26 billion pages of content. Studies have even shown that Wikipedia is almost as accurate as the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Ten Years Of Wikipedia

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Wikipedia is ten years old today. I love Wikipedia. As a professional businessperson, the spirit of Social Media and platforms like Wikipedia runs counterintuitive to the rules of business. One of the main reasons I've personally (and professionally) started thinking differently about the Marketing industry was because of what Wikipedia stands for. Read this snippet: "They weren't called, 'Wikipedia's little helpers,' they were called 'editors'.

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Personal knowledge management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Personal Toolkit: Three thousand communities of practice , article by Steve Barth in KMWorld. Hidden categories: Wikipedia articles containing buzzwords | Articles lacking sources from January 2007 | All articles lacking sources. About Wikipedia. Community portal. Contact Wikipedia. Donate to Wikipedia. About Wikipedia. Personal knowledge management. Jump to: navigation , search.

Cognitive apprenticeship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. About Wikipedia. Community portal. Contact Wikipedia. Donate to Wikipedia. About Wikipedia. Cognitive apprenticeship. Jump to: navigation , search Cognitive apprenticeship is a theory of the process where a master of a skill teaches that skill to an apprentice. Constructivist approaches to human learning have led to the development of a theory of cognitive apprenticeship [1].

B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Trust is not a new thing when it comes to marketing and communications as evidenced by one of the most awaited studies in the communications world is always the annual Edelman Public Relations Trust Barometer. Trust is not a new thing in the world of sales either – its a fact that people enjoy buying from people that they trust and in B2B Marketing part of our job is to shorten the time spent building trust so sales can have an easier time and focus on selling.

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Become a Fearless Online Community Leader

The Realtime Report

Become a Fearless Online Community Leader. Online communities are powerhouses of collaboration that demand fearless leaders to succeed. Yet, with the demand for new communities and the never-ending desire to increase engagement, such best practices for moderation become overlooked. Here is how to become an effective online community leader. Rather than force involvement, thriving communities “build benches” for those on the sidelines.

Why Facebook’s Community Pages Could Give Brands Headaches

Dave Fleet

Her opening question went something like: “What the heck are Community Pages on Facebook, and why is there one for my company?&#. Community Pages 101. Facebook’s Community Pages are an initiative from Facebook to create “the best collection of shared knowledge&# on a wide variety topics. The intent, according to All Facebook , was to take generic topics that aren’t necessarily brand-focused and to create Community Pages for them.

The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

Like any company with marketing-savvy, they put in place an aggressive, integrated SEO and social media marketing plan in order to saturate the search engines with “their&# side of the story. Adapt link-bait campaigns for social media: Creating link-bait campaigns like infographs, quizzes, how-to articles, and Wikipedia articles is a crucial part of a robust SEO plan.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response.

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Content marketing in 2018 is going to hit a new dimension of importance, organization and integration. Smart and savvy marketers know the days of throwing social spaghetti at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. If you are ready to once and for all see a real return on your investment in social media and digital marketing you need to look deeper than the follows, clicks and retweets. 2018 content marketing trends, statistics and predictions.

Celebrate Community Managers Day in 2021

agora pulse

What’s a community manager? And why should community managers have their own special day? Find out more about this special social media role and tips for celebrating Community Manager Day. And we will also look at how to perform great community management for your brand.

28 Qualities of Amazing Content Marketing

Pam Moore

Content marketing is the new yet not new buzzword. The truth is content marketing has been around for decades, since conversations and business has existed. Content marketing is not a new shiny object invented via social media. Without content and humans, social media and digital marketing wouldn't exist. The big question is… how do you actually use content marketing to grow your business. What is content marketing? Source: Wikipedia.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. You’ll get exposure to case studies of companies that do this well and review cases of companies where listening severe impacted the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us. Access to these social media communities is free. Is MySpace marketing really worth it?

Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You can call it Inbound Marketing (like the folks at HubSpot do) or you could call it Content Marketing (like the folks at Junta42 do) but whatever you call it this is the basis for all your online activity. Years ago on this blog I remember saying “measuring engagement is hard since there is no one button you can push as a marketer to measure it&#. Related posts: B2B Marketing Content: Lure or Lasso? A recent Cone Inc.’s

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Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

According to Wikipedia – Influencer Marketing is a form of marketing that has emerged from a variety of recent practices and studies, in which focus is placed on specific key individuals (or types of individual) rather than the target market as a whole. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers.

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Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth

Ahoy Me Hearties: One of the tasks our online community managers undertake with clients (PR or Marketing agencies, or companies) is to build out a Social Media Conversation Diary – a list of tasks and engagement activities to keep online community members entertained and loyal. But this is what it looks like on Sunday: Every community has rituals. Movember: Just remember to follow it up in online communities too. Online Community is Customer Service (11).

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? Wikipedia ). The Function of News in Community. Will charging for access to an article reduce News.com community further and how will their Advertisers respond to that?

2017 Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template and Tutorial

Pam Moore

If you are responsible for content marketing in your organization you know the importance of proper planning, organization, work flows and structure of content. If you are interested in how you can best prepare your content marketing for success then you have landed on the right blog post and podcast today. 2017 content marketing statistics. 2017 content marketing predictions. Why you need a content marketing content calendar. Content Marketing Institute).

2020 Content Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Yes, I know… smart and savvy marketers have been doing this for decades. The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar .

2020 Content Editorial Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Yes, I know… smart and savvy marketers have been doing this for decades. The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar .

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. We should still tackle some realities about social media marketing before you get too excited about its potential.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. The importance of a content marketing playground – creating a stage where no one is watching to build up your creativity. Is marketing your business on Facebook effective ? Unlikely sources for great link worthy content ideas – using Wikipedia citations, academic reports, and more to develop link worth content.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Best Engaging Communities.

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). What’s the best process for developing a social media marketing plan? Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics & Techniques. What Marketing Questions Are Worth Asking in Social Media Listening? by The Marketing Nut.

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

The Marketing Blog

Jump to Comments Image via Wikipedia It is that time of the year when some of the brightest minds gather to discuss about technology, business, startups and much more. Sounds a great proposition, especially when recession is on upward swing & markets are hitting rock bottom. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm.

SMTP Settings in MediaWiki

The Marketing Blog

29 am SMTP Settings in MediaWiki Jump to Comments Image via Wikipedia A Wiki without an email feature is like a ‘car’ without ‘fuel’ For configuring the email functions in MediaWiki you need to ensure that the SMTP settings are right. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm.

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases by Adam Sherk on June 29, 2010 Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. To come up with the list of buzzwords I started with the usual suspects then got some more ideas from Wikipedia and TechCrunch.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #382

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Wikipedia 's contributions and numbers of editors are flatlining, or declining. Is this related to a general decline in the importance of knowledge, or tied to more internal issues around how Wikipedia manages its community?" digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. marketing. marketing agency. marketing blog. wikipedia.

21 Quick Tips for an Effective Inbound Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

Your Escape From 9 to 5

Inbound marketing is definitely the way to go in the digital world. The entry cost to inbound marketing is getting cheaper by the hour and almost negligible. What is Inbound Marketing? Here are 21 tips to help you succeed with your inbound marketing strategy.

Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

Photo credit: Wikipedia). AIR MILES collectors were encouraged to engage with the AIR MILES-hosted social community website by sharing thoughts about the brand or participating in promotions; they were rewarded either with a small number of bonus miles or entry to a lottery for large prizes. It’s proof that smart social media marketing can deliver a significant, lasting and measurable increase in customer engagement and transactions. Wikipedia rules the waves.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. This presents misunderstandings (at the least) and enlists your people beyond just the marketing and PR groups. Wikis (Wikipedia, hundreds of specific topic-focused wikis). Particularly in social media, let the community decide what content has value and what is spam.

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The Most Exciting Thing Happening In Digital Right Now

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According to Wikipedia , the company has raised more than $230 million dollars for more than 23,000 projects since it got started. At a business level, there's a bigger (and much more profound) element at play here: Kickstarter devours the chasm that existed in entrepreneurship between ideation and go-to market (the hardest and most complicated part of it). Kickstarter acts as a catalyst to activate that community of people whom you are already connected to. online community.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday!

Power of Emotion: 8 Foundations to a More Human Brand

Pam Moore

As the social web gets louder and marketers get more savvy they are looking for ways to better connect with their audiences and communities in memorable, meaningful and rewarding ways. The best marketers know that authentic and emotional branding is the secret sauce to igniting customers to loyal advocates, followers and fans! Importance of being human in your communication, language and engagement with your community, customers and audience.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #137

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Cat gap - Wikipedia. "I love Wikipedia." As someone who reads my books exclusively on my iPhone (occasionally on the iPad ), I tend to act like a market of one , instead of looking at the bigger picture. wikipedia. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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Social Media: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Myrland Marketing

If one of the goals in your Marketing and Business Development Plan is to grow your practice, then it follows that you would then identify the strategies to accomplish that. If it’s Google+, we have our Circles and Communities that welcome us. Just as with all marketing and business development, we have to do battle with complacency. We need to share blog posts in our communities. We need to join Communities in our areas of expertise on Google+.

Analytics: what matters to content marketers?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Bar graph (Photo credit: Wikipedia). While this can provide a superficial indication of what content gains traction in social media, it does not provide enough insight to determine the return on investment (ROI) of marketing activity. The key is to sift through the data to find connections, relationships and community hierarchies. Where do you fit into those online discussions and communities that are key to your success?

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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While everyone is still wondering how the valuation of a twelve-person employee business, that hasn't been around for three years and has no revenue could go for that kind of whopping amount, many conspiracy theorists think that it's more of a Facebook play to prove to the market that if Instagram is worth a billion dollars, than Facebook must be worth (at least) one hundred billion dollars. wikipedia. The truth about Instagram.

YouTube Secrets, Content Curation and Writing Productivity Tips for Marketers!

Writtent Blog

This week’s content marketing strategy guide from the most popular blogs concentrates on advanced content techniques. There are some secrets on how to produce even more than your content marketing strategy requires. Your fresh and timely content has to fit one of the stages of your customers’ buying cycle, and content curation might become the center of your content marketing strategy. 5 Ways to Reach Your Target Market Online. Marketing News