Why Wikipedia is Important to Your Company

Justin Levy

While many businesses are focused on their website and their social media channels, many often overlook their presence on Wikipedia. This can apply to both the business and their senior executives, especially if it a publicly traded company.

What Wikipedia’s Google Ranking Means for Your Business

Convince & Convert

Let’s face it: Google loves Wikipedia. It seems like we see a Wikipedia result in nearly every search result page (a.k.a. However, Similarweb recently produced data indicating that Wikipedia traffic from Google had dropped significantly. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Twitter for companies

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter for companies infographic. Wikipedia rules the waves. This is a cool info graphic with some interesting statistics about Twitter and how French businesses use it. Related posts: Pinterest for business. The social customer. Click here to start to receive my newsletter.

Ethical Public Relations in the New Age of Wikipedia

Convince & Convert

David King , Founder and Director at Ethical Wiki , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to talk about the impact Wikipedia has on social media in today’s world, the future of PR, and how companies can update their Wikipedia pages to more accurately reflect their corporation and their message.

PR Pros and Wikipedia: Can They Ever Get Along?

Social Media Strategery

All Wikipedia articles and other encyclopedic content must be written from a neutral point of view. It's no wonder Wikipedia has advised against PR pros editing articles directly. Unfortunately, Wikipedia is now experiencing the unintended consequences of locking out PR pros.

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. Other social activity and presence (Flickr, SlideShare, Wikipedia, etc.).

Protesting SOPA: The Reality of an Internet Blackout

The Social Media Incubator

Have you visited Wikipedia , Google , Craigslist , or one of the many other major websites today that are blacked-out? Wikipedia's protest against SOPA and PIPA. PIPA protest protect free speech online social media strategist SOPA website blackout wikipedia blackout

Protesting SOPA: The Reality of an Internet Blackout

The Social Media Incubator

Have you visited Wikipedia , Google , Craigslist , or one of the many other major websites today that are blacked-out? Wikipedia's protest against SOPA and PIPA. PIPA protest protect free speech online social media strategist SOPA website blackout wikipedia blackout

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). Companies Struggle To Manage Social Media by MediaPost.

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Monitoring Your Company’s Brand Online with MutualMind

Bill Hartzer

If you’re looking for a way to find out what people really think of your company, MutualMind , has all the tools you need to do just that. MutualMind can also allow you to see what is being said about your competitors, and see how your company compares.

Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

The bad news: social media websites rank among the worst-performing companies researched by the ACSI. Though struggling to maintain active contributors, Wikipedia remains as the world’s sixth most-visited website, and continues to overpower most of the industry.

Calm Down, The Name "Oath" Ain't That Bad

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People are very upset with the new company name, Oath. . The pure definition (thanks to Wikipedia ) is: "either a statement of fact or a promise with wording relating to something considered sacred as a sign of verity. and "why would you ever call a company, Yahoo!?" Verizon is a smart company. This also has to do with how these individuals brands are perceived (legacy Internet companies that have struggled to remain relevant and fresh). company.

Mopsos - Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You are here: Home > November 2007 > Friday 30 > Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies. Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies. Connectbeam raises a few IP questions as usual with respect to who owns what, the company or me. Connectbeam can be used as a front end to several community specific search engines (google, wikipedia, your company search engine, and even your blog search engine.),

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts

Sherrilynne Starkie

The company says its committed to increasing the health, openness and civility of public conversation around the world. It provides information from publishers' Wikipedia entries, related articles, engagement metrics and more. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers .

What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Adam Sherk

I’m not familiar with Fact: but Wikipedia tells me it was published from 1964-1967 and edited by Ralph Ginzburg and Warren Boroson. And yes, as a former Time Incer, I know all about the virulent anti-Communism that ran through the company when Hank Luce was still alive.

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Privacy Is Dead. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Have Just Confirmed It.

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No one buys the Google mantra "Do no evil" anymore; even if social media companies aren't actively conspiring to eliminate privacy, they are complicit in its demise. It's one thing to help a company sell you its goods, but it's a whole new world to have the power to help anyone buy an election. In all of this news about Cambridge Analytica, it is still unclear how much advertising revenue that company drove to Facebook. wikipedia. Did Facebook hack the 2016 U.S.

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #87

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The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia - The Chronicle. "Many years ago I had a discussion about Wikipedia with a friend of mine who's a bit of a political activist, and our conclusion was that Wikipedia is in many ways a very conservative source of information. wikipedia.

Six Links Worthy of Your Attention #426

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Queensryche - Wikipedia. You know how sometimes you wind up down a rathole on Wikipedia and learn something that blows your mind? The NY Public Library wants you to read more books-on Instagram - Fast Company. fast company. wikipedia. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #198

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Here''s a surprising development: web/ecommerce companies starting to put out old fashioned print catalogs." The Wikipedia For Numbers Just Made My Job Easier, But It Needs Your Help To Be Even Better - Business Insider. Yes, this is a Wikipedia for numbers. wikipedia.

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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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #313

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Plenty of advisors tell founders to pitch their companies as 'A for B' (echoing the famous, possibly apocryphal, 'Aliens is Jaws in space' pitch story). Time perception - Wikipedia. wikipedia.

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. This may be nothing more than a refresher course in the Captain Obvious department but even the savviest of companies is still missing the boat.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #191

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Since his release from US prison (for various fraudulent uses of company money), Baron Black of Crossharbour (long story) has been penning long-winded and delightfully grouchy essays for Canada''s National Post newspaper (the right-leaning paper he founded back when he was a newspaper baron). Wikipedia vs. the Small Screen - The New York Times. Most people (myself included) take Wikipedia for granted. wikipedia.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #81

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"The great science fiction writer (and, I just found out courtesy of Wikipedia , professor of biochemistry at Boston University ) Isaac Asimov talks about the way of science, anti-inellectualism in American politics, and the decline of the US as a technological power. wikipedia.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #380

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Everipedia is the Wikipedia for being wrong - The Outline. Wikipedia was originally going to be written by 1,000 paid librarians. There are many layers to this company. wikipedia. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #119

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The company has made some draconian, but ultimately wise, changes to the amount of risk and speculation allowed in projects that focus on technology. Take this Wall Street Journal piece on how companies are using data to make management decisions. Philip Roth and Wikipedia - Non-Commercial Use. "You may have heard recently about Philip Roth 's public fight with Wikipedia. Roth tried to get somebody to change the Wikipedia article. wikipedia.

Why Email Needs A Facelift

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Email has been around longer than you think (you check out the Wikipedia page for the full run-down here: Wikipedia - Email ), and while some of the email clients have advanced and helped us better sort the wheat from the chaff, the majority of us still feel that email is like one, big, never-ending game of Tetris. Other companies have equally compelling rules (both written and understood) that help individuals better understand email etiquette. wikipedia.

Do Brands Have Rights When Their Own Data Is Used Against Them?

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The best definition of it comes from Wikipedia : "The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet. and this includes companies that may not be so interested in their data being used to create this type of efficiency. wikipedia. This is an interesting one, isn''t it?

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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. Not only Moneysaver, but other companies are also trying to utilize SMS, Bluetooth, mobile websites, to cost effectively reach customers. Bluetooth companies such as Telebrahma and CellMagix have been promoting offers and content to consumers inside malls, by sending information directly to Bluetooth activated phones.

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. The company makes its money by taking a percentage of the funded projects. wikipedia. amandapalmer commerce creativeprojects creativity crowdfunding entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook ideation kickstarter neweconomy onlinecommunity patronofthearts pebbleepaperwatch sethgodin startup theicarusdeception twitter wikipedia youtube

Don't Forget The Message

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Wikipedia goes with this: "the form of a medium embeds itself in the message, creating a symbiotic relationship by which the medium influences how the message is perceived." This also makes sense, because Facebook owns Instagram, and this benefits media companies who are trying to reach more and more consumers, as the marketplace continues to get both fragmented and over-populated (all at the same time). media company. wikipedia. "The medium is the message.".

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.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #230

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I suppose this kind of thing already happens for the wealthy: Swiss bank accounts and off-shore tax shelters and Cayman Island company registrations and the like. How You Shop Online Changes The Prices You See - Fast Company. Is it just me, or is Quora suddenly becoming more useful than Wikipedia ? fast company. wikipedia. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #202

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And it was my first true experience really using Wikipedia , which, despite its flaws, was an amazing tool for an independent researcher, writer, even back in 2003. And, I having received, I also gave: I wrote a good chunk of the Feathered Dinosaurs article, at Wikipedia. While I would never go so far as to say that ''Twitter is dying,'' I do think that this piece points to some very real challenges that the company will need to address. wikipedia.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #38

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To compare, all person-hours spent creating and updating Wikipedia totals about 100 million hours over the entire life span of Wikipedia ( Neiman Journalism Lab ).' "In this confusing media era, its always nice to read about companies that are doing well." wikipedia.

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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Believe it or not, there is a laundry list of great, new companies who had very interesting valuations prior to the Instagram acquisition, but now they're looking prettier than ever. Companies like Rovio (makers of the highly addictive Angry Birds video game), Foursquare (the location-based mobile social network), Spotify (the socially-driven music streaming service) and even Airbnb (instead of staying at a hotel, you can pay to crash at someone's pad) could be next. wikipedia.

What The World Needs Now Is More Media Hackers

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Do you think that traditional mass media companies are really going to invent the future of media? The more complimentary description from Wikipedia states: "someone messing about with something in a positive sense, that is, using playful cleverness to achieve a goal." It will not only stop you in your tracks - in terms of audio quality - but you'll wonder why the traditional telecommunications companies never thought of an app this clever. wikipedia.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #37

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Dyatlov Pass incident - Wikipedia. Written by masters of the horror genre - the many writers of Wikipedia." They went from being an also-company that made artsy alternatives to Microsoft machines, to. where internal competition within a company starts forcing decisions that are bad for long-term health; in effect, when the company starts putting itself before its customers. Fast Company. fast company. wikipedia.

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