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. In other words, behave in social platforms just as we would in real life.

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Ranjit Bhatnagar via Flickr , Creative Commons And thanks to myfirsttweet.com , I can share it with you. Have I “grown up&# in my use of Twitter and other platforms?

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

Shhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license. The impact of cutting off access, means that a platform like Linked In is no longer able to allow their users to bring their tweets into their LinkedIn profiles via automated methods.

First the PC. Second the Web. Third the Cloud. And Now.The Chain - Why Bitcoin is Not Just a Currency - It's a Platform!

Stay N' Alive

It''s an entirely new platform. The Chain", as I''m now calling this platform, is incredibly powerful, and I truly think it is a paradigm shift on par with the shift from the mainframe to the PC, the PC to the Web, and more recently the Web to The Cloud. It''s an entirely new platform.

What is the best blog platform for my wife?

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading What is the best blog platform for my wife? I am leaning towards WP or tumblr, but wanted to see what you thought the best platform would be to start out on for wifey.

The Blockchain and the "All for One, One for All" Demise of the Centralized Server

Stay N' Alive

It''s freely shareable and can be copied and distributed (or linked to) via Creative Commons Attribution license. Instead, we will a bitcoin blockchain chain internet mainframe pc platforms server the chain the cloud web It''s amazing how history repeats itself.

How I Use Delicious | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

My social bookmarking platform-of-choice is Delicious. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

Buffer Social

But you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution, or even create your own image from scratch. What is Creative Commons? Burst is a free stock photo platform for entrepreneurs by Shopify.

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13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Buffer Social

Music licensing can be a bit tricky, but Epidemic Sound bundles all of the legal rights you’ll need into on simple license that you can use across all platforms. Licensing: Free (public domain) & Creative Commons. Price range: Public domain & Creative Commons.

Sleep is Forbidden | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Due to the amount I try to interact on various platforms, this blog and Prime Cuts as well as my responsibilities to New Marketing Labs , my steakhouse , and a host of other projects I’m involved in, the short answer is: no I don’t sleep.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I started using twitter under a pseudonym/nick-name, then a business name (@deepr_creative) but really I use @DarrinSearancke for the majority of my tweets.

A Case Study: Orchestrating a Harmonious Message

Waxing UnLyrical

Geben Communication is a platform to do good. Image by stevepb via Pixabay, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Heather Whaling. The more we give, the more we grow. And, the more we grow, the more we give. We want to do work that matters with people we like.

#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! Anthony Calderon , is Founder & CEO of SuiteBreak.com , a wellness platform that helps companies promote the health and wellness benefits of an annual vacation.

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

–Sean Photo Credit: Social Media Tools via Gloria Bell at Flickr.com under Creative Commons license. No…I haven’t gone off the radar.

Creative Communications: Lessons from Health and Wellness Brands

Waxing UnLyrical

These messages are tired and far from creative. Instead of following the herd to captivate and activate your audience you must flex your creative muscles. To tell these stories, the Mayo Clinic is not averse to using platforms such as Buzzfeed, Vice, and Periscope.

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The Social Media Train – is it too late to catch it?

Akamai Marketing

Social media is more than just a platform. Image courtesy of FreeFoto.com under Creative Commons.

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

One of the most commonly used metrics to measure the success of any content marketing campaign is the number of unique visitors who view the content in a given timeframe. Image by Markus Spiske via Unsplash, CC0 Creative Commons. Guest Post by Brandon Brown.

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

SocMed Sean

I love the fact that the Web is a platform for sharing thoughts, ideas, experiences, and positions…but let’s try to keep it civil, folks. 'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

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Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

SocialFish

YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! If you’re posting content to any other platform other than Twitter and Instagram, you don’t need to shorten the URL. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery.

Prospecting for new clients with social media

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by mkhmarketing / Creative Commons BY. Social media platforms are thus at the forefront of customer acquisition strategies of many modern startups, and some of them completely rely on social media. Bootstrapping your startup? Don’t know where to find new customers?

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

SocialFish

You’ve heard of, or perhaps even made loans via, micro lending platformsplatforms that let entrepreneurs source several small loans from multiple sources, as opposed to, say, one big loan from their bank. Guest post from Sourabh Sharma, co-founder & CEO of Milaap Social Ventures.

25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Waxing UnLyrical

The life of a communications pro for a nonprofit organization is one that seems to require a daily mix of magic tricks, extreme sport level time management and creativity. The Skype emojis are the best in the business and a good reason to use this platform all by themselves.

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Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

SocialFish

YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! If you’re posting content to any other platform other than Twitter and Instagram, you don’t need to shorten the URL. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery.

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.

4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. For example, let’s say the blog post you’re using to create an email series with is about social media marketing across different social platforms. Rework your blog’s greatest hits to get extra mileage.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

CC Search lets you search images with Creative Commons licenses across a number of different sites. Hootsuite is a social media management platform that offers both free and paid versions. Social media platforms are always changing their image size requirements.

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

SocialFish

YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! If you’re posting content to any other platform other than Twitter and Instagram, you don’t need to shorten the URL. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery.

3 ways to promote your YouTube channel

Socialmedia.biz

Esther Vargas / Creative Commons BY-SA. The platform sees a lot of action – nearly 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every single minute.

How to Get More Vimeo Views the Easy Way!

Devumi

Vimeo may be a newer video sharing platform, but it is far and away the…second most popular platform to share video on. That’s where a creative commons license comes in. Part of a creative commons license dictates that you have to mention the source.

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The Biggest Social Media Scandals, Fails, and Blunders of 2013

SocialFish

Social media can do a lot of good, but it’s also a platform capable of killing a reputation in under a minute. Guest post by Yazmin Gray. ——-. Several companies got a good taste of that last year. Check out these biggest social media fails of 2013.

#measurePR Recaps: March-May 2018

Waxing UnLyrical

It can help make up for the loss of organic reach/engagement and open you up to the millions of daily users across platforms. In May, Sally Falkow joined as the guest host with answers regarding creativity in communications from her son, Mike Falkow of Rogue Magazine.

What do you think of the new Twitter? | Strategic thoughts on.

Jeff Esposito

First was that Twitter is not a social network , but a news platform and the second was that a new Twitter was rolling down the pipeline. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading What do you think of the new Twitter?

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

SocMed Sean

Google+ has to figure out a way to attract women to their platform, and cute Muppet commercials aren’t the answer. –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 Write a Great Business Blog Post

SocialFish

Search Flickr for photos with a Creative Commons license. Keep a list, or draft posts in your blog platform, or notes in a moleskine, or clippings in a folder… Good bloggers are always thinking about things they could blog about.

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4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

Socialmedia.biz

Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. For example, let’s say the blog post you’re using to create an email series with is about social media marketing across different social platforms. Rework your blog’s greatest hits to get extra mileage.

The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix

SocialFish

i-am-cc.org makes it easy to creative-commons license Instagram photos; use its API to find CC-licensed photos; Flickr has ~214M CC-licensed photos – Link 2:15PM. $fb

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3 new social media resolutions for 2012 and a couple from 2011 that still need attention.

Akamai Marketing

I’ve dipped my feet into Vimeo and Slideshare this year and I’d like to continue to utilize those two platforms more regularly. From a business perspective, both of those two platforms work for me. Creative is good. How are your audiences different on each platform?

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Free Culture and Attention as Currency

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Loius Volant on Flickr, Creative Commons. It’s incredibly abstract in its current form but it’s exciting to observe how these massive platforms convert users into real value (value = money, utility, social impact, happiness, creative satisfaction).

Cool stuff I learned this week

Janet Fouts

I discovered a new tool this week for measuring ROI across your social platforms, AND website traffic AND ecommerce. Imagine my delight at finding Photopin a free resource for creative commons licensed photos pulled from Flickr.

12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Hootsuite: While technically I could’ve listed all of the different social platforms, I would like to think that would be sort of obvious. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0