4 Reasons the Social Business Evolution Starts Now

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 4 Reasons the Social Business Evolution Starts Now March 2nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is today the day we start thinking about social media as part of an integrated program?

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? You’ll find all of this and more in this collection of tools and reviews of some of the coolest free or low-cost social media monitoring and web tools so far this year. Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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Emailvision Acquires Social Media Marketing Company ObjectiveMarketer

Stay N' Alive

One of the most recent successes in that portfolio you may be familiar with was CoTweet , which was acquired by the Marketing firm ExactTarget. The acquisition comes on the heels of many other similar acquisitions by more typical marketing companies hiring social media businesses to get a leg up on Social Media and stay competitive in their industry. The first, more famous acquisition was the CoTweet acquisition by ExactTarget, which I mentioned earlier.

Emailvision Acquires Social Media Marketing Company ObjectiveMarketer

Stay N' Alive

One of the most recent successes in that portfolio you may be familiar with was CoTweet , which was acquired by the Marketing firm ExactTarget. The acquisition comes on the heels of many other similar acquisitions by more typical marketing companies hiring social media businesses to get a leg up on Social Media and stay competitive in their industry. The first, more famous acquisition was the CoTweet acquisition by ExactTarget, which I mentioned earlier.

Email - the Silent E

Social Media Marketing

Every indicator I've seen lately indicate that people still use email as a primary method of sharing interesting news, keeping in touch, and notification - not to mention that it's usually the price of entry for belonging to a social network. Feel the love Two weeks ago, eMarketer reported that Social Networkers Still Love Email. In fact as you can see, they love it more than non-social network users.

The Next “Facebook Platform” for the Modern Web, and Why Twitter’s Running the Wrong Way

Stay N' Alive

The hurdle we’ve got to get around is that of allowing a user’s social connections to also follow them wherever they go, uninhibited by any single corporation. Perhaps it was hearing Ev emphasize “yet&# when talking about CoTweet -like functionality. I’ve talked previously about “the web with no login button&# , a vision of the Building Block Web that follows the user where they go, knowing who they are and adapting as they move.

friendfeed Explosion

Koka Sexton

FriendFeed is a service which, instead of layering a meta-network on top of all your other social networks, will create a news feed incorporating them all much like the Facebook news feed. It’s an idea that isn’t too difficult or bothersome for social network users to adopt. FriendFeed aims to be a one stop shop for all your social networking updates and news items. Users tell the feed which networks they belong to (Facebook, Digg, Last.fm

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Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Everything you ever need to know about Twitter I recently wrote about Twitter saying “Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send “updates” (or “tweets”; text-based posts, up to 140 characters long) to the Twitter website, via short message service [SMS], instant messaging, or a third-party application such as Twitterrific.&#

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts. It also allows you to share your bookmarks on other social networking sites.

Don’t be a Pest with “This Social Media Stuff”

Janet Fouts

I spoke recently to a group of PR and marketing professionals about how to use social media in their work. One woman told me that she was trying to get the CXO’s to use social media as part of their brand awareness. Any Marketer worth her salt knows that pretending to be the CEO and writing tweets–god forbid commenting as– the CEO is social media poison. If they’re not up to speed on how to use social media they won’t adopt.

Studies Showing Why Your Fans Break Up With You

Mindjumpers

This is a question that all strategists encounter while designing their messaging, and social media is no exception here. Here are two studies called “ The Social Breakup ,” and “From Social Media to Social CRM ,” by ExactTarget and CoTweet and IBM Business Value, respectively highlighting customer behaviour in social media. Mind the Social (Perception) Gap. What do customers value in social networks with regard to the culture of each?

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Xobni is awesome

Koka Sexton

Besides making it easy to track down emails and find attachments that you knew were sent and cant remember where you filed it, the app now lets you see social network profiles for the contact just based on their email address. in /var/www/vhosts/kokasexton.com/httpdocs/word/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3237 Blog Book Reviews Entrepreneur Featured Geek Break Headline Lead Story Letters from Iraq Military Social Media Technology Notice : get_links is deprecated since version 2.1!

This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013

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The secrets of success to building a digital newsroom, the secrets of bureaucracy-free content marketing, Sina Weibo was slow to evolve, Quebec loves Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ are gaining on Facebook, what to do with marketing data and more, it''s This Week in Social Media. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine , which is now available on the Web. Pinterest and Google are gaining on Facebook for social sharing.

Xobni is awesome

Koka Sexton

Besides making it easy to track down emails and find attachments that you knew were sent and cant remember where you filed it, the app now lets you see social network profiles for the contact just based on their email address. in /var/www/vhosts/kokasexton.com/httpdocs/word/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3237 Blog Book Reviews Entrepreneur Featured Geek Break Headline Lead Story Letters from Iraq Military Social Media Technology Notice : get_links is deprecated since version 2.1!

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, OMS Takeaway & Swagger Wagon Rap

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Search & Social Awards winners, a key takeaway from the Online Marketing Summit for businesses and bloggers, the Swagger Wagon Rap, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. Social media in the workplace (common sense rules). Facebook and other networks caught sending user data to advertisers. 7 ad networks to build passive income on your website. Social Media.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

6 ways to ensure better rankings in Google Instant results – how to use keywords, local search marketing , and social media marketing to rank well in the new results. Find out what your visitors are asking using Webmaster Tools – Social Media / Social Networking. How to create the optimal press release in social media – how to create press releases that social media readers will love to share.

Hot Camel Toads - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

You’re a minority on Social Networks, but why? Here are some of my favorite social Archives Categories Blogroll October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Notice : wp_list_cats is deprecated since version 2.1! How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

Viva la Espana

Jeff Esposito

Why more celebrities and public figures are turning to social media – while not surprising I find the phenomenon of celebrities hopping on social networks to drop news or updates to their fans fascinating. Brands Lose Ground As Facebook Bug Penalizes Third Party Apps – this is a good post from Jason Falls that takes a look at the issue brands are facing with Facebook when updating their pages with third-party tools like HootSuite, CoTweet, etc.;

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

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Social media marketing is all about potential audience. Social Supports Email in the Interactive Marketing Hub Indeed, email marketing and social media marketing are spiritually and procedurally similar. But the connections between companies and their email subscribers are far stronger than the connections between companies and their social media subscribers. Social media connectivity is digital bumper stickering. Social rounds it out, helps to expand reach.

Social Media Username Checker

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Social Media Username Checker I have accounts at about a dozen social media sites. If you are a social media junkie, a marketing professional or just a geek like me and you want to have accounts on all of them and keep the same username for all, you can go to each site individually and see if your username is available. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

Social Media Username Checker - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Social Media Username Checker I have accounts at about a dozen social media sites. If you are a social media junkie, a marketing professional or just a geek like me and you want to have accounts on all of them and keep the same username for all, you can go to each site individually and see if your username is available. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

Hot Camel Toads

Koka Sexton

You’re a minority on Social Networks, but why? Here are some of my favorite social Archives Categories Blogroll October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Notice : wp_list_cats is deprecated since version 2.1! How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My

Koka Sexton

The little geo-apps can connect with your other popular social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and can even identify friends from these other services that are using the same location based apps as you. Foursquare caught my attention a year ago when most of my network that attended SXSW started updating their profiles with their locations all over Austin. I’ve seen an increased discussion on social media [.]

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

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media March 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is there a future for agencies in a social media world?

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

¬ Last StumbleUpon post - Social Media Links | Koka Sexton #323 April 3rd, 2008 at 3:22 am [.] Here are some of my favorite social Archives Categories Blogroll October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Notice : wp_list_cats is deprecated since version 2.1! How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

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Koka Sexton

The little geo-apps can connect with your other popular social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and can even identify friends from these other services that are using the same location based apps as you. Foursquare caught my attention a year ago when most of my network that attended SXSW started updating their profiles with their locations all over Austin. I’ve seen an increased discussion on social media [.]

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Facebook TOS - What's the Deal?

Koka Sexton

Author: Koka Sexton Comments: 2 comments Date: 18 Feb 2009 Categories: Social Media Tags: account_details , couple_days , facebook , facebook-tos , redistribution , terms_of_service , tos There are 2 comments. How to build a robust profile on Social/Professional networking sites? Facebook is a great place to be, but as for many social networks you have to stay updated on the terms of use. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today July 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jeff Rohrs | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Jeff Rohrs , who heads up the Marketing Research & Education Team at ExactTarget.

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The StumbleUpon effect - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Social Media brought the game to the next level. I want to highlight on one Social Networking site that has been very helpful in getting me new visitors and show you some results. All of this came about because I wrote a post called Super list of social media links and Chris Brogan was nice enough to write a tweet about it. Getting a recommendation on something you wrote by one of these super networkers seems to have a great effect on getting some new visitors.

stumbleupon - The force is strong with this one

Koka Sexton

Social media sites and online bookmarking sites are another way to explode your traffic. How to get more StumbleUpon Traffic One of the hardest and most rewarding efforts I took on with StumbleUpon was building my network. Like any other social media sites, your network is everything. I agree 100% I think StumbleUpon is one of the best social networking sites to get involved in, especially if you’re a blogger.

StumbleUpon – The force is strong with this one - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Social media sites and online bookmarking sites are another way to explode your traffic. How to get more StumbleUpon Traffic One of the hardest and most rewarding efforts I took on with StumbleUpon was building my network. Like any other social media sites, your network is everything. I agree 100% I think StumbleUpon is one of the best social networking sites to get involved in, especially if you’re a blogger.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. I would have loved to get a job in something social media related but that quest always evaded me. I work for a growing software company and they don’t have much of a footprint in the social media world. The Social 7 An informative (and fun!)

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Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. I would have loved to get a job in something social media related but that quest always evaded me. I work for a growing software company and they don’t have much of a footprint in the social media world. The Social 7 An informative (and fun!)

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Get Your Social Media Operations Act Together | Blogging and.

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When it comes to creating a social media strategy , there is one, often overlooked piece of the puzzle that falls through the cracks. I work with clients to create communication plans and digital strategies that usually include some form of social media. I often get an objection when the social elements of the program are introduced. As Jay preaches, social media is not about collecting names, it is about activating your fans. Clarke Organize your social media mgmt.

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

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It includes a dozen letters written to C-level executives (in general) about what they need to do to take social media to the next level. In reality though, there’s exactly two paragraphs about ExactTarget (and CoTweet ) in the entire document – which is a very digestible 14 pages – and they won’t bug you after you download it. But beyond that, isn’t social media more similar than different, compared to what’s come before it?

The Very First Thing You Should Do in 2010

Viper Chill

Generally, the ’spaces’ we need online to do such things include: A place to write content Email accounts Feed readers for other sites in the niche Reputation monitoring on personal and brand name terms Social networking sites (Twitter & Facebook) Task management and organisation Because I was moving more and more online, I was finding that my checking of these sites was taking up more and more of my time. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I would think that setting a viral fire that swept through social media would be hard to start without throwing some money at the real heavy hitter out there in the industry. The goal of marketers interested in creating successful viral marketing programs is to identify individuals with high Social Networking Potential (SNP) and create Viral Messages that appeal to this segment of the population and have a high probability of being passed along.

Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | Social.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush August 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Inherently, we understand influence.

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? but Twitter (or any other social media tool) is just one of many tactics and channels used in marketing communication.

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

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 13 Observations From South by Southwest (SXSW) March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet As usual, this year’s South by Southwest Interactive conference was a blur.