Media companies and losing talent

The Way of the Web

One thing we both mentioned was the move for senior writers and contributors from notable blogs to be starting out on their own – whether as a group or individuals – e.g. The Verge, The Kernel, Uncrunched, The New Gambit, etc). So companies take the easy option.

Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Find Groups. Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. CEOs are supposedly the prime change agents for their companies, but theyre often as resistant to change as anyone -- and as prone to backsliding. Great companies run SAP, not just great big companies. This group is.

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Event: Australian Institute of Company Directors AICD social media

Laurel Papworth

I’m heading over to New Zealand from 12th to 15th May 2010 to participate in social media forum at the Australian Institute of Company Directors Annual Conference. Host: Ian White GAICD, Group Vice President & ANZ Regional Managing Director, Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Ltd.

Is Amazon The Creepiest Company In The World?

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Sure, Amazon Prime is wrapped up with "free" content (movies, TV shows, books, magazines, etc.), It is constantly changing, upgrading, testing and learning, and while everything won't be as sweet for them as that bag full of your favourite chocolate mini bars on this scariest of scary days, it's hard not to see just how creepy the company can be. amazon media group. Today we celebrate ghosts, ghouls, goblins, witches, monsters and. Amazon? Happy Halloween!

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Maximize Social Business (Drive), Online Marketing Institute, Perception System, SnapApp. A hybrid curation app and social network—grab any content from the web and save it to your own Flipboard magazine.

Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

Weekly news magazines are declining, newspapers are shriveling, and industry trade magazines are downsizing. For example, it took me just minutes to create my own newspaper organizing tweets and links from the smart group of local Minneapolis Twitters I follow. Enterprises: organizations large, midsized or small can aggregate blog posts about their company or industry in one spot as a service to their customers, prospects and other interested stakeholders.

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. I like this next site for a few reasons, not the least being that the it’s about support groups.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - - Business Technology Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? Apply today for a FREE subscription to CIO Magazine! How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. How To Create A Know-It-All Company.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? companies now use social media for marketing. 22% of Fortune 500 companies have a public-facing blog that has at least one post in the past 12 months. 500 companies.

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

The Way of the Web

There’s an interesting article on the Huffington Post UK site by former EMAP Director Colin Morrison, in which he asks Who Killed Britain’s Best Media Company , and goes on to discuss the inner workings of the leadership of the company at the time, before it was split into a consumer business which was sold to Bauer, and a B2B business which continues the EMAP brand joint-owned by Apax and Guardian Media Group.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Automotive. • Kim Snedaker – Social Media Manager at AAA Mid-Atlantic. • Christopher Barger – Director, Global Social Media at General Motors. • Scott Monty – Digital & Multimedia Communications Manager at Ford Motor Company.

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7 Powerful Reasons Why Companies Will Pay for You to Blog


Bloggers worldwide are proving to be fierce competition for mainstream media, as companies decide how to get the best return on investment for their marketing buck. If you have the following seven things, then your blog and social media networks will be highly valuable digital assets, sought after by major companies. If companies are already paying big bucks to advertise to your audience on TV, radio, magazines and newspapers, then you’re in a profitable niche.

Twitter Suggested Follows – Today's Studio 54 Velvet Rope

Adam Sherk

It’s not the same 20 every time – Twitter randomly shuffles in 20 profiles from the group it has deemed worthy of recommendation. It’s understandable that companies focus on this, since it’s an easy figure to monitor. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Bring Back The Corporate Blog

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40% prefer to read content directly from a company blog rather than a news magazine or website. 52% prefer to go directly to the company website for content about the brand, vs. 25% going to social media and 22% to third-party articles. " As exciting as Facebook and Twitter may be, these influencers prefer real content directly from a company blog over a news magazine or website. Time to reboot your company blog? company blog. magazine.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

eBooks / digital magazines. Truly “social” content will go beyond those basics, and also be: • Optimized: content is more likely to be found and spread if it contains the words and phrases your buyers are using, rather than jargon or internal company terminology. On LinkedIn, search for relevant groups, then connect with members of those groups. Join the same groups on LinkedIn.

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Facebook On The Brain

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The latest - as you have no doubt read about in every media space - is that they are no longer just adjusting and throttling the content individuals see based on their highly-secretive algorithm, but that they took a group of people (close to 700,000) and intentionally showed them either positive or negative posts as part of a psychological study to see if this would change their own emotions and the types of content that they share online. magazine. media company.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

The average midsize or large company (1000 employees or more) has 178 “social media assets” (Twitter handles, employee blogs, etc.)–yet –yet only 25% of companies offer social business training to their employees. BtoB Magazine ). BtoB Magazine ).

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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Top 15 Rules For Business Writers

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I have written hundreds (probably thousands) of articles for newspapers and magazines over the years. Read industry related magazines, websites and blogs. Read magazines and subjects that you have no immediate interest in. Both of these groups fall into the "we want to appear smart," category of writing. magazine. magazine article. Are there rules for great writing when it comes to business? I am often asked where I find the time to write.

Twitter for Business: Is It Time?

Webbiquity SMM

The company recently missed earnings estimates for the second time in four quarters, and had to strike a deal with activist investor firm Elliott Management which had “been trying to push (Jack) Dorsey out as part of an overhaul to Twitter’s business.” Twitter is in trouble.

The Story Of Vice And The Future Of Media

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Think New York injected with European culture, mixed with a bilingual group of citizens all pushing for their own rights. Along with publishing two magazines (and helping to laugh a third), I did a lot of freelance writing. For magazines and newspapers all over the world. In the Montreal scene, a new magazine/indie paper called, Voice of Montreal , hit the streets. Huge question: look around at every media, brand and content company. hour magazine.

On Knowing (And Experience)

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I do commend the way companies (and basically the entire population) have jumped on the social media bandwagon and recognized that it is the best way to connect with people nowadays. With that comes a group of people who see it as a free broadcasting platform, or people who see it as a place to help customers get their answers, or a place share ideals. magazines. How old should a Social Media Manager be?

Australia: Industry Head, Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Marketing Magazine name Industry Head of Social Media for Australia. Kate Kendall ( @KateKendall ) from Marketing Magazine approached me a little while ago to write a piece on the “state of the social media industry&#. Jolaine Boyd, group marketing manager, Telstra @bigpondteam.

Force Feed

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These are a group of people who spend their days curating and creating stories that should be brought to my attention. It could be the latest issue of Fast Company magazine. fast company. magazine. I miss real editors making choices for me. That's how I roll. I like editors. I like publishers. I like publications. It could be the local newspaper (yes, I still subscribe). It could be something quirky, like Lost At E Minor.

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Solving Content Challenges, Motivating Employees, and Other Content Tricks!

Writtent Blog

Try to find out what engagement means for your audience, and think about what actions are easier done by this or that group of potential customers. No marketing department is powerful enough to produce all the content a company needs, so your employees’ participation is almost mandatory.

Is Your Social Strategy Proactive or Reactive | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

there’s a schism coming in social media between companies using it for marketing, and companies using it for customer service and CRM. Match Your Social Media Tactics to Your Social Media Goal The problem we’re faced with today is that very few companies seem to be thinking about their efforts in this way. On Twitter for example, if you’re tweeting about your company’s new product, you’re engaged in a customer gain event.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

How does social media use differ in B2B vs. B2C companies? As many companies have learned the hard way, unanswered complaints on social networks can go viral, causing real damage to a company’s brand. More than one-third of Fortune 500 companies have active Google+ accounts.

A digital media framework for smart marketing communications

Sherrilynne Starkie

This is important because the majority of Instagram users are in the 22 to 35-year-old age group. Magazine reading time down 77.5 But, my challenge to you is to put that paradigm aside and think about the four main groups media types. Company employees as ambassadors for example.

An interview with @BrennerMichael, author of #MeanPeopleSuck on #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

This helps us, our brand, the company we work for, our customers and the world too. Michael Brenner has been recognized as a Forbes top CMO influencer , a Top Business Keynote Speaker by the Huffington Post and a Top Motivational Speaker by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Client Profile: The Uber-Connected CEO – David Harding


This year, HardingPoorman Group , was once again named “one of the best companies to work for,” and yet David Harding, CEO of HardingPoorman Group, is pushing even harder for innovation in every sphere of the business. ” Who is HardingPoorman Group?

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Learn, Grow and Succeed

Waxing UnLyrical

I was working with a professional group to flesh out strategy and prep for a board meeting in a few weeks. That didn’t stop the early women journalists – they just formed their own group. If your company pays, that’s great. Guest Post by Cynthia Price.

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

Convince & Convert

A recent study by Econsultancy called “ The Value of Social Media &# shows that companies are overwhelmingly using the “Big 4″ of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin for their social media efforts. And while I don’t have any issues with those sites (in fact I wrote about Facebook marketing in-depth here), but is treating social media like a checklist really the best possible solution for your company?

Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Well, what if you manage PR for a cosmetic company? Today you do your best to get them articles in women’s magazines, hand out free samples and so on. But tomorrow, the company that manages say, the largest community of women in the right demographic online, becomes a public relations company. Companies approach them and ask if they can talk to the members, and advice on the best way of engaging with them.

It's Time for Real-Time

Convince & Convert

We reconfigured our companies to accommodate phone. Not just the big companies, but the every companies. And to think I was the one who launched your published writing career when I gave you a chance with your first column way back when for bizAZ magazine. And to think I was the one who launched your published writing career when I gave you a chance with your first column way back when for bizAZ magazine.

Hey recent PR graduate! Let’s chat

Sherrilynne Starkie

As a young mother, I was part of a women returners’ group exploring career choices. Our group facilitator had arranged a tour of Ottawa’s Civic Hospital, so that we could see for ourselves the many jobs and career choices in healthcare. I started my career working for a Canadian crown corporation writing internal newsletters and stakeholder magazine articles. 4 Reasons Why More Companies are Hiring Temp-to-Perm.

Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and.

Adam Sherk

So I conducted an informal poll of 10 US newspaper and magazine sites that Define works with or I am friendly with. The surveyed group included a mix of sites covering general and breaking news as well as specific topics such as lifestyle, sports or entertainment.

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6 Ways to Stay Ahead of What the World Thinks

Convince & Convert

You read the newspaper or a magazine. Magazines. While I could make an argument for every company needing to see information in realtime, there are plenty of use cases where a daily update would work just fine. Can you remember life before the World Wide Web?

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How is B2B Online Marketing Different?

Small Business Mavericks

You should also post in LinkedIn groups that are related to the niche you are marketing. You’ll get a lot better results posting in groups than you will posting directly to your profile. If your target market is technology companies, many of them are on Google+. Many times, you can connect and establish relationships with company big wigs on their own forums. Technology company employees in particular tend to use their own forums a lot.

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Dark Social Is NOT the Dark Web and Other Facts You Need to Know About It

agora pulse

So, I’m talking like Facebook Messenger, Instagram messenger, Facebook private groups, and even email communication. ” What do you see are the biggest mistakes that companies, brands, and entrepreneurs make in relationship marketing?

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Are You Absolutely Sure Your Social Media Marketing Budget Is Ready for This Year?

agora pulse

Micro-influencers are the most engaging group of influencers that also produce greater ROI. 84% of millennials report that IGC on company sites has at least some influence on what they purchase. This is cheaper than the average CPM with a major magazine of $1.09

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

Did you calculate the ROI of the telephone or the company car before you invested in them? Beware the hidden dangers of social media. Social media is all the rage. All the cool kids are using it; at least, that’s what the cool kids on the internet are telling us.

The Quarantine App Houseparty is Safe to Use. Is it Really?


At the same time, you can jump into the conversation and be a part of the group. Houseparty App is another addition to the already-too-many-of-the-social-media-platform-category that lets you connect with your group on video chat up to 8 people at once. .