How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change.

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Do’s and Don’ts When Meeting with a VC

SocialFish

Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Guide to Creative Commons [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits [Please Share!] Two reasons I like this one. First, these are good tips no matter what idea you are pitching and to whom.

When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter Written on July 29, 2009 by Justin Levy in business , social media , twitter 14 Comments - Leave a comment!

Are We Addicted to Interruptions?

Justin Levy

An issue in many offices is that the real work gets done outside of the office, either early in the morning, at nights or on the weekends because team members are in meeting after meeting during regular work hours.

The importance of IRL meetings

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading The importance of IRL meetings Written on July 19, 2010 by Espo in social media I talk to a lot of folks online and feel like most folks are friends in some way shape or form.

What Is Your Good Name?

Waxing UnLyrical

December 7th, 2010 Tweet In India, if you meet someone for the first time you are more than likely to be asked a question that roughly translates to, “What is your good name?&# Image: Heart Industry via Flickr, Creative Commons Thanks so much for stopping by WUL!

[Cool Infographic Friday] – Optimizing Instagram

SocialFish

Forgive the spammy title of this infographic, it actually has some pretty good advice for using Instagram. More like this.

Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

Adam Sherk

by Adam Sherk on January 26, 2010 So the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints will meet in Miami for Super Bowl XLIV. Hopefully we’ll see some creative use of social media by both the teams and some of the players.

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A Little Bit About Tungle.me | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

For those not in a Microsoft Exchange environment or that wants to schedule meetings with others outside of their office, Tungle.me Please tell me about Tungle.me: Tungle.me solves the pain of scheduling meetings for business professionals.

Creative Storytelling: Picture This: It’s Not Just the Words – It’s What You Do with Them

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s talk-show-meets-freak-show with popular contemporary music added in for good measure. I am, and I’m blown away by the sheer volume and commonality of something I thought was a clever professional descriptor. Image: Via Pixabay, Creative Commons CC0.

Career Development Tips for the 2018 Professional

Waxing UnLyrical

Spark a discussion at work in your next team meeting about what you discover. Image: Alexis Brown via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Makeda Waterman.

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Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license. You have no idea whether you’ll meet the person on the other side in real life someday, so don’t give them any excuse to punch you in the nose just because you want to stir an online debate.

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10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

Their engagement should be measured through a wide variety of key performance indicators and how those indicators meet the goals of their organization. Never walk into a meeting with a chart or graph showing sentiment without having a human double-check the results first.

Five for Friday 8.27.10

Jeff Esposito

Despite being in meetings and away from my desk, I feel like the week was a very productive one. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Five for Friday 8.27.10

Free Comic Book Day – May 3

SocialFish

The comic shop is really a great place to meet your new best friends and discover the stories that will entertain you and enrich your life.”. Free Comic Book Day is Saturday May 3 rd , 2014 .

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

–Sean *Wall Street image courtesy of ToonariPost on Flickr via Creative Commons. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

8 creative ways to use customer feedback to improve your business

Socialmedia.biz

Lindsay Bremner / Creative Commons BY. Before you build a reputation of dishonest dealings, you can fix it by improving your product to meet expectations or by making your messaging align more closely with your product capabilities.

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Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of RRix on Flickr via Creative Commons. They’re putting up $200,000 in prizes to the teams that submit the most innovative ideas that meet the criteria of the contest! I am a sucker for a challenge…almost to a fault.

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Photo by Andres Rueda on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons For those of you who don’t know what CRM stands for, it’s Customer Relationship Management and it’s a term often used by software vendors like SalesForce.com to describe their products.

How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India

SocialFish

At the end of 2013, we organized a meet-up for like-minded folks in conjunction with the Indiblogger community, in both Bangalore and Mumbai.These were attended by over 150 bloggers who were motivated enough to spread Milaap’s message of empowerment to their communities.

Five Social Media Haters We Love To Hate

Firebelly

You’ll probably meet one of these people in the next month, although I wouldn’t be surprised if you met them all this week. Photo credit: sokabs (Flickr, Creative Commons. Social media haters are familiar to those of us who do social media on a regular basis.

#measurePR Recaps: March-May 2018

Waxing UnLyrical

In May, Sally Falkow joined as the guest host with answers regarding creativity in communications from her son, Mike Falkow of Rogue Magazine. A2: from @mikefalkow Your gut may be very creative, but it can’t beat actual data #measurepr.

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

SocialFish

Sometimes this means writing posts that you might feel are basic or introductory, but that is still meeting an important need. Search Flickr for photos with a Creative Commons license.

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So What’s The Big Deal About Google + Your World? Will It Kill Facebook And Twitter?

SocMed Sean

In these areas, Google does a great job understanding the needs of their community and delivering services that meet those needs. –Sean Note: The tombstone images created for this article were derived by an image by L.Marie on Flickr , under the creative commons license.

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How to Market like a Musician

SocialFish

The key to getting over that “ick factor” is to get creative. Vine is another powerful tool for your brand, where you can film short clips while you are holding events or having meetings. Traditional marketing can feel so grossly salesy.

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What Famous TV Catchphrases Can Teach You About Enterprise SEO

Adam Sherk

” Either way I had a deadline to meet! SEO missteps from well-intentioned editorial and marketing teams are just a common, which is why ongoing training and oversight are needed. Most images from the corresponding Wikipedia page, used under Creative Commons.

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Book review: ‘Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups’

Socialmedia.biz

More important, “Angel” is a fun, practical, accessible, rigorous and smart tutorial on how you, too, can become a gazillionaire—assuming you have the requisite stomach for startup flameouts, countless meetings and the likely downsizing of your bank account.

#measurePR Recap (June 2018): Lessons from Millennials and Generation X

Waxing UnLyrical

I meet a lot of young students who get so discouraged in PR & very fast. Image: Jeff Sheldon via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Danielle Heiny.

The Best Content Marketer? An Orange Cone

Firebelly

They’re going along, doing their thing, showing up at the office, making phone calls, having meetings, going to trade shows, and BAM! Photo credit: Kellogg Community College (Flickr, Creative Commons).

New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Tania Gail via Flickr , Creative Commons. One of the most creative cover letters I received was one sentence; 14 words, to be exact. It was so creative, that I remember it verbatim to this day. ” Image: Jimmy Cardosi via Flickr , Creative Commons.

Book review: ‘Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups’

Socialmedia.biz

More important, “Angel” is a fun, practical, accessible, rigorous and smart tutorial on how you, too, can become a gazillionaire—assuming you have the requisite stomach for startup flameouts, countless meetings and the likely downsizing of your bank account.

How to Start a University Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Katie Harris via Flickr , Creative Commons Connect with the people you serve The goal wasn’t to create a blog. Shortly after, the first meeting of the University of Regina Social Media Users Group (URSMUG) was held.

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Just Write

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Jeremy Brooks via Flickr, Creative Commons. And I continue to guest blog whenever I can, because it’s just such a terrific thing to do, to stretch one’s writing and creative muscles.

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What makes a social media expert any different from a unicorn?

Akamai Marketing

An expert won’t waste your time talking about him/herself on an intro meeting instead an expert will spend the time getting to know you, your business challenges and goals. Photo: Creative Commons.

8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post

Ari Herzog

I also source photos from Flickr (go to the bottom of the advanced search page and check the box for Creative Commons licensing). Choose a topic. I get a lot of my ideas from other blogs. Sometimes I want to restate something in my own words.

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A Cartoon Recap of Social Media in 2009

Justin Levy

Maybe we'll get a chance to meet up at some point this year! JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

ScrewTurn: ScrewTurn is what we use for our corporate wiki where we keep information on just about everything we do including our policies, timelines, meeting notes, discussions and lots of other great uses we’re finding for it.

Collaboration supports successful campaigns

Akamai Marketing

Creative Commons by PSD. As for me, as a marketing professional, I bring the creative juice and the desire to track and measure the results. Social media professionals are a fascinating bunch.

Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Chris Lott via Flickr , Creative Commons One of the questions that Joe asked us was what our blogging experience has been like. Image: Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr , Creative Commons I’ve already said that blogging is a strange beast.