Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers.

Saying It Social

I promptly pulled out my smart phone, went to Google and typed merely “Italian deli&# – not having to add a geographic modifier because the GPS on my phone was enabled and would automatically pull local business listings based on my current location. Because it was late, I was only interested in the results that returned with a phone number so that I could call and make sure the establishment was still open.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

9 Ways B2B Companies Can Use Location Based Services by Social Media B2B. John Bottom has crafted an amazing, creative, interactive B2B social media landscape image with links to a large group of key B2B bloggers like Mark Schaefer, Joe Pulizzi, Beth Harte and Tony Karrer.

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How to Effectively Bottle Social Media and Product Integration

Convince & Convert

The company itself is a joint venture between Artistech (Kelowna, British Columbia) and beverage consultancy Artisan Group (Vancouver). Social Media Integration artistech atlas group brad marshall include wine include() jones soda social media case study social media integration tridentIn addition to family, football, and fancy side dishes you’ll never see for another year, Thanksgiving brings an annual dilemma to the oenophile.

6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

When choosing an ESP, make sure the company has strict anti-spam policies and complies with the guidelines of CAN-SPAM. Broken email campaigns are an increasing concern among email marketers, especially since several companies and web-based ESPs now block graphics as a measure to combat spam.

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6 Tips to Make Your E-Mail Marketing More Effective

yMarketingMatters

When choosing an ESP, make sure the company has strict anti-spam policies and complies with the guidelines of CAN-SPAM. Broken email campaigns are an increasing concern among email marketers, especially since several companies and web-based ESPs now block graphics as a measure to combat spam.

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6 Ways to Stay Ahead of What the World Thinks

Convince & Convert

And instant messages–text messages, smart phones, social media. 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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Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

Technology is enabling a greater awareness of how companies are servicing customer demands. Consumers are using their smart phones to review sites, do price comparisons, take pictures of products and send them to people who influence their purchase.

What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

This will be worth keeping an eye on over 2011, but hardly suggests that there is a mass exodus in this age group. This age range is not a group used to unknowningly sharing data with marketers. jump in this age group, while Twitter saw a 8% decline.

What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing?

Webbiquity SMM

Ten Reasons NOT to Use Social Media by Sanera People Development Company. Meet The Fune, Microsoft’s New Smart Phone (It’s Really Hot) by TechCrunch. “It’s It’s a phone that runs Windows Vista, and it connects to the Internet through America Online.”

10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

Writtent Blog

Traditional advertising methods, like print ads and television commercials worked incredibly well until the average consumer owned a smart phone. If the wrong phone number or a typo ends up on a magazine ad, you can’t exactly ask for a second printing. Be Really Smart.

How to Brand Your Nonprofit’s Instagram

SocialFish

And although the company is owned by Facebook, a fact which is often overlooked, it has managed to escape from the recent scandal unscathed. Luckily, smart phones now have grid features that you can turn on making it super easy.

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

Twist Image

The truth is that marketers have failed this test so many times in the past that we must follow the legal rules set out by government and that consumer advocate groups must be vigilante with our performance. On February 12th, 2013, Business Insider ran a new item titled, Amazon Has The Best Reputation Of Any Company In The U.S. This sounds like a shot at other companies like Facebook.)" What does the company do? the walt disney company.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The site does not resolve on smart-phone browsers, and if they sell products online, their e-commerce platform has no social functionality (no review functionality, no commenting functionality, etc).

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Hes great at hammering out details one on one with other intensely focused people, often the CEOs of the companies he contracts for. iPhone grabs top smart phone spot. iPhone grabs top smart phone spot. White Papers Read up on the latest ideas and technologies from companies that sell hardware, software and services. How-to video: Smart steps to efficient power management. ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }.

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. billion people now own mobile phones.

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. billion people now own mobile phones.

Do You Know These Time Saving Blogging Tips?

ProBlogger

Maybe use a smart phone so you are more likely to have a handy route to your blog! A productivity technique I use is setting an alarm on my phone for 20 mins. Have written SMART goals for what you want to achieve for the year with your blogging.

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Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy

Viper Chill

This isn’t the first time I’ve tackled big markets – I used to have clients in some of the biggest niches out there (casino, mobile phones, etc) – but it’s the first year where I’ve really started to take on these industries for myself. Home What the F ?

Beyond Blogging: Facing Up to Your Long-term Future

ProBlogger

Today, the railroad companies are a shell of what they once were. There were things railroad companies could have done to cater to the people who made their businesses possible, but instead they dug in their heels and said, “We’re in the railroad business,” and they stayed the course. Compare this story to Apple, today’s holy grail of technology companies. This is a guest post by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology.

189: How to Create Amazing Videos for Your Blog Using Your Smartphone

ProBlogger

Recently at SMMW I bumped into a fellow Aussie by the name of Justin Brown who was doing a workshop on how to create great video using the camera that most of us already own – the one in our smart phone. Tripods (not mentioned but worth checking out): SMALL: Arkon Tripod + Phone Mount (approximately $20) . Join the video challenge in our Facebook group. I really would love it if you would share it on our Facebook group.

Key trends for 2012: Digital Disruption gets Physical

The Way of the Web

One of the reasons I love 3D printing so much is that it’s still at the stage where it’s advanced enough to be indistinguishable from magic, but sadly I suspect that era will be over soon, and we’ll see more companies probably publicly demonstrating how they’ve been using it in-house for rapid prototyping etc. But that was before the iPad started to replace a recipe book on the kitchen counter, next to the internet-connected radio and the smart phone.

189: How to Create Amazing Videos for Your Blog Using Your Smartphone

ProBlogger

Recently at SMMW I bumped into a fellow Aussie by the name of Justin Brown who was doing a workshop on how to create great video using the camera that most of us already own – the one in our smart phone. Join the video challenge in our Facebook group.

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

Convince & Convert

I advocate participating in Twitter, and I’ve certainly grown my own audience via that channel, and it should be part of almost every company or business professional’s social media tool kit. However, it’s important to recognize that 3 times more people use Facebook from a smart phone every month than use Twitter at all. Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.

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

Convince & Convert

Carefully crafting and leading the consumer experience in-store and virtually, has earned the company trust and admirable loyalty. link] jaybaer It’s a risk that a lot of successful companies run. Smart, thought-provoking post: [link] [link] Brandon Zeman This is fascinating RT @jaybaer: Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? Smart, thought-provoking post: [link] [link] Jed Langdon RT @jaybaer: Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook?

32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

Kikolani

I am part of a couple of groups that do this for each other such as The Best Keynote Speakers. Pat Flynn is a beloved thought leader in the areas of online entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and lifestyle businesses on the Smart Passive Income blog.

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

Convince & Convert

Don’t Treat Fans Like Cattle To me, the key insight is less about who checks what first (although it would be interesting to see the impact of smart phone ownership on the results). If we’re not using the available data (made even richer by the coming ubiquity of “like&# ) to boost relevancy of our social and email communication, our fans will gravitate toward companies that are.

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

Convince & Convert

Both companies (as well as a second tier of contenders) are working on new features and ramping up their business development teams. Smart phone-toting attendees could snap a photo of each others’ code, and instantly follow one another within the my.SXSW social network. Larger space, more interesting companies, and better production overall.

62 Experts Share Their #1 Actionable SEO Technique

Writtent Blog

Phone. #14 Will Blunt is the founder of Blogger Sidekick , a company that helps digital marketers build authority with one-of-a-kind content. You can follow Aaron on Twitter @aaronwall & the company account @seobook. Phone. Think Smart.

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