How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. Once that’s done, look in the Tool section of your new site, and then click on the Posterous import option.

How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. So assuming you don’t want to move from Posterous to another third party service like WordPress.com, Tumblr etc, what do you need to do? Exporting from Posterous: Log into your Posterous account, and you’ll see a bright yellow ‘BackUp’ button in the top right of the dashboard.

Making the Leap: Why Companies Struggle with Social Media

Adam Cohen

How many people at your company are trained, equipped and empowered to talk to customers? How many customers does your company have? No doubt the numbers stack up in a heavy ratio against people inside the company that are trained to engage them. Post this to Posterous.

What Happens When the Mega Personal Brand Leaves the Company?

Direct Marketing Observations

The biggest reason is that we, the social media community lose our poster child/ case study of how one person with one tool/platform can transform how a company operates in the social media spectrum of customer service. What does the company do?

What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing? April 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How do you get the world’s attention if you’re a scrappy little Linux-realm software company with a bit of creativity (and some really smart coders) but no cash? De-Motivational Posters for Freelancers by FreelanceSwitch.

13 Soft Skills Needed for Companies Selling Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Last night I was on a plane in the middle seat squeezed between Kevin Smith’s twin, and a poster child for Nyquil thinking about those “soft skills&#. Do you ever stop and think about how much you’ve actually read and heard about social media?

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Why SEO Should Be An Essential Aspect of Your Business's Promotional Activity?

Social Media Marketing

On the contrary a SEO services company would offer you much more than mere traffic and visibility and here we take a look at why SEO should be an essential aspect of your business’ promotional activity. By tying up with a professional SEO company you would be able to improve brand recognition.

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How Stockholm Transport Improved Its Brand Image Through Facebook

Mindjumpers

Campaign: Unique campaign was run by a Swedish bus company which asked users to add their Facebook profile picture to the side of a bus, virtually on Facebook. The day before the parade, the pictures were printed into posters.

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Marketing Leadership

Convince & Convert

But no matter how smart and fast your marketing team is, it’s only one piece in a larger puzzle that runs your company. But before you can lead, you have to gain the respect of the company. Your entire company should be invested in the success of the overall marketing strategy.

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many companies partake in this “shiny toy syndrome&# and do it all without a plan or strategy in place. A response came from a business owner who had the perfect answer on her website and directed the original poster to the website for a detailed reply.

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress

Mindjumpers

If you wanna try it out for the first time, you can go for one of the free services, but if you are a company or a brand, you should go for the selfhosted Wordpress option. Besides these services I have mentioned, large services also include Posterous and Typepad.

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The evolution of social tools

SocialFish

In this Forbes article about Posterous , we see the blogging platform (upon which associationTECH lives) narrowing its focus on to private photo sharing. Posterous Spaces is designed to help people easily privately share photos and videos with friends or family.

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4 Simple Steps to Finding Perfect Freelance Writers

Writtent Blog

Sure, at the outset, you may be the marketing, accounting, sales, and support departments all rolled into one, but as the company grows, you will need help – especially with the content creation. Do any of the commenters or guest posters stand out as viable candidates? Company News

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. Twitter recently topped 200 million monthly active users, according to a tweet by the company’s @twitter account – and is seeing 400 million tweets per day.

Top 5 Video Creation Tools For Social Media Managers

agora pulse

To top it off, very few companies have the luxury of an in-house video editor– so it usually falls to the social media manager to create them. Poster My Wall is the latest addition to my social media video creation toolkit and I must say I’m already a huge fan!

Transformational CSR: When a pro-bono client metamorphizes into a cultural change agent within an agency

Waxing UnLyrical

For most companies, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) means giving back to the surrounding community. Companies choose to give because it’s the right thing to do, and it directly impacts the communities in which their employees live and work.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. The company says it is now picking up two new users per second, or 172,800 per day. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users.

How to Repost on Instagram Like a Pro

agora pulse

Asking a user for permission to post their content to your site achieves several things: first, they are flattered and excited to have a company take notice of them, which will likely cause them to think favorably on your brand without any other actions being required.

Why Social Media is Scary | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Why Social Media is Scary Sun, Jan 11, 2009 Best Of , Social Media As one of my company’s social media leads, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with a wide range of people about social media. And companies will fire employees (and do) for blogging.

BeKnown…on Facebook

Firebelly

That notifies the poster of your interest and links him/her to your profile, which serves as your online resume. Having that contact within the company when applying is a huge perk, and those inside tracks can be difficult to find. And it’s an equally beneficial program for job posters.

What’s a Twintern anyway?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I was shocked to learn that this company actually hired one of these Marketing Interns just to “Do Twitter for us” into a role they dubbed a “Twintern”. Sitting around the dinner table a fellow marketer the other day I heard this term I never heard before … a Twintern.

Social Networking Stats: 25 Million LinkedIn Profile Pages Viewed Daily, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. CEO Jeff Weiner referred to this overhaul as “one of the biggest changes to a LinkedIn pillar product in the company’s history.” The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users. via China Daily.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. Related Stories Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook Instagram Users Share Over 200 Photos Per Second On Thanksgiving 84% Say Company Leaders on Social Media Provide A Competitive Edge.

Should Brands Give Up on QR Codes?

Mindjumpers

Tweet When the QR (Quick Response) codes first became available for smartphones, it seemed to be the new big thing so companies went along with the trend by incorporating the 2D codes into their marketing strategies. Spanish railway company offers download for their passengers.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. LinkedIn just topped 187 million users and is outperforming Wall Street’s expectations, according to the company’s Q3 2012 Earnings Report. Steve Sordello wrote on the LinkedIn blog : “The last few months mark the most significant period of product development in the company’s history. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook.

Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

But it might vary depending on which level of the hierarchy you have approached, or even worse, you’ll get a stock company answer that matches those inspirational posters on the wall, but is miles away from what the REAL culture is.

On Beyond Snake Oil

Adam Cohen

While there will never be a shortage of folks trying to take advantage, it’s time that companies treat finding a partner to help in social media like they would with any other partnership. Your company’s current agency ecosystem. Social media maturity of the company.

Social Networking Stats: Sina Weibo Reaches 400 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 400 million users. via Yahoo. Renren: over 170 million users. via iResearch iUser Tracker. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. via LinkedIn. Google Plus: 100 million monthly active users.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. He declared Foursquare “open for business” and ready to work with companies to create partnerships and drive revenue. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users. via China Daily.

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

Imagine trying to manage six company profiles and only looking at big picture analytics of how many likes or comments your posts get instead of seeing what people say. Image source: SEMrush Social Media Poster, which offers Pinterest scheduling .

Q4 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

Additionally, companies now have the ability to re-share employee’s posts , which can ultimately help with recruitment and positive conversations around the brand. Powerpoints, PDFs and other formats are now supported so that brands, employers and recruiters can tell their audience a more detailed story about their companies. . The company is exploring a feature that allows its users to block unwanted words from their personal feeds.

The Ultimate Employee Advocacy Guide For Financial Services

Oktopost

One approach that many companies are finding effective is employee advocacy —letting your employees, through their own unique voices and perspectives, promote the company on social media. Their participation sets an example for everyone else in your company.

Three Ways To Promote Your New Business

The Realtime Report

When you set out on this journey, you should start by getting some strong branding for your company that identifies it clearly and becomes something your customers will relate to and trust. This is not only to keep costs down, but also to make sure it’s in line with your company’s outlook.

Social Media Does Not Exist

Adam Cohen

MarketingSherpa recently published a study of companies that are integrating social media tactics with offline and online marketing tactics. When companies start to realize these synergies, they will be able to achieve a lot more than focusing on pure social media tactics alone.

4 Ways to Effectively Use Instagram Polls

agora pulse

Recently, the company launched a new interactive sticker called Instagram Polls. While an event poster could be ignored, a poll asks the viewer to tap their finger on a choice. If you have ever used stickers on Instagram stories, you know how many options there are.

What's Going to be Your Social Media Legacy?

Social Media Strategery

Mon, Nov 10, 2008 Social Media Image courtesy of Flickr user Douglas Staas As I sat down the other night to write another blog posting for my company’s internal social media platform, I thought to myself what would happen if I were to stop. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Praying and piggybacking: Who is Nesamani and why are brands talking about him?

Unmetric

An innocent reply from the OP (original poster) praying for Nesamani exploded into a social media meme, with users and brands alike pitching in and praying for Nesamani. This aviation company went as far as to offer to take a fictional character on a free vacation! The world yesterday realized that meme culture is well and truly alive in South India, for all of a sudden, social users everywhere were praying for a fictional South Asian character.

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How Often Do Ethical Questions Impact Your Social Media Efforts?

Adam Cohen

So my question is to you: If you work in social media or even work for a company that is leveraging social channels for various purposes, how often do you come across ethical concerns? Post this to Posterous.

Twitter Badges For Brands Who Want to Avoid Narcissism

Adam Cohen

Companies can ultimately activate that engagement by providing value first and asking for help in return. Post this to Posterous. While Facebook is mailing signs to businesses, I’m pretty sure no one is helping them understand Twitter – for free anyways.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 Marketers were also asked to name the three major obstacles their company faces regarding social media adoption: lack of resources was cited by 70% of respondents. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 955 million active users. via CNET.

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On Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Adam Cohen

Email etiquette arguably doesn’t exist – in a business context, companies have a culture around when people turn to email and when they don’t. Post this to Posterous. Let’s face it. Etiquette is a lost art.

What Does Corporate America Fear the Most with Social Media?

Direct Marketing Observations

They fear the new found empowerment of an existing employee and the new hires that have expectations around the company being truly social and digital. All great poster children for corporate social success and the list continues to expand. Every one likes to be in control.

Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

But it might vary depending on which level of the hierarchy you have approached, or even worse, you’ll get a stock company answer that matches those inspirational posters on the wall, but is miles away from what the REAL culture is.