WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

There’s one area within today’s creative industry that is not only comparatively new (when compared to more traditional disciplines), but is taking a growing foothold via a clear aptitude for maximizing effective use of the ever-expanding world of social technology.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. Plus there are too many networks.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). The more popular one is A Digital Nativity , but A Social Network Christmas is fun to watch as well.

The Real-Life Social Network

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading The Real-Life Social Network Written on July 10, 2010 by Espo in social media I saw this presentation kicking around and was really struck by a lot of the metrics.

Social Networking Map – 2010 edition

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Social Networking Map – 2010 edition Written on August 28, 2010 by Espo in social media Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks.

[COMIC] Parenting In The Age Of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Image courtesy of bbaunach via Creative Commons. During the teen years, we have to worry about sex, drugs, and peer pressure and now the digital era has brought along new issues like sexting, online bullying and a host of other problems that come with social media.

Is Amazon reading this blog?

The Way of the Web

September 29th, 2010 · View Comments On Monday I wrote about the future of libraries , and how digital sharing and sampling are legally enabled either by open works (Public Domain or Creative Commons), or that retailers will have a vested interest in allowing sampling.

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

SocMed Sean

I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but that’s what happens when your full-time job is leading a social media team. So…apologies for the break, but the good news is there a LOT of great posts and social media comics coming soon.

25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

SocMed Sean

A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve? The value, here, is to help each of us understand what irritates other people in the realm of social media. 25 social media pet peeves.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Peer Pressure Can Be Multiplied Through the Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest blog post comes from Mary Tyler, who writes about parenting, social media & addiction at [link]. If you find this post interesting, be sure to also check out the article on whether teens prefer social media to real life.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of functoruser on Flickr via Creative Commons license. Photo courtesy of skpy on Flickr via Creative Commons license. The goal of a good blog should be return visitors, these are the folks that are going to share your stories with their social networks.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Social media companies, like Facebook, who choose to trade on the exchanges are going to have to walk a fine line between serving their members and their shareholders. Heck, Bono was a huge pre-IPO investor in Facebook but still isn’t an active participant in the social space.

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. Blogs Facebook Featured Google+ Humor LinkedIn People Social Media Twitter best practices discussion forum social media social networking tips YouTube

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Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

SocMed Sean

"Spring" via promanex on Flickr under creative commons license. Remember, the more you clean up those old posts the more they will pay you back with increased search engine traffic or organic traffic from social networks like Twitter and Facebook.

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. Recently, Twitter has been behaving pretty anti-socially with their data. Needless to say, a lot of people are pretty miffed about this behavior from one of the big social media companies.

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

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of RRix on Flickr via Creative Commons. In my day job, I am the Director of Social Media for a digital agency and one of my clients has launched a new challenge to innovators, entrepreneurs, developers, designers…basically anyone with a knack for solving problems.

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Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Frustrated courtesy of M artinaK15 on Flickr via Creative Commons Writer’s block sucks. Blogging requires writing, graphic design, search engine optimization, relationship building, social promotion, and a lot more.

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

SocMed Sean

Below is a list of 10 terms that I think social media pros use or focus on that sometimes confuse our clients. Help your client understand that their social media efforts can not be measured by a single number or a website. Social can do both.

Sex, Drugs, and Social Media – Do You Talk To Your Kids About Their Digital Behaviors?

SocMed Sean

So what does this have to do with social media? I’m pretty sure that social media has replaced rock and roll as the complex issues facing parents, today. Too often, when I tell other parents that I’m the Director of Social Media for a digital agency , I get a blank stare and a request for clarification of what I do that goes something like “Does that mean you play on Facebook all day?” Do your kids know what social media is?”

Dealing with Social Media Rejection | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Dealing with Social Media Rejection Written on October 31, 2009 by Justin Levy in relationships , social media 22 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Social Media Manners: Are You Talking To Me?!

Myrland Marketing

THE UNBELIEVABLE CONNECTIONS WE MAKE VIA SOCIAL MEDIA. Part of the beauty of Social Networking is the ability to “talk” to just about anyone from anywhere in the world. THE SAME THING HAPPENS IN SOCIAL MEDIA EVERY DAY.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) NB I’ll be on Radio National Monday night talking about OccupyWallstreet and social media).

Get Them Talking, Then Get Called To The Table

Myrland Marketing

We don’t spend time in these spaces we call Social Media engaging in Social Networking because it’s our hobby. Appreciation goes to Joi for Creative Commons use of this photo.

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Copyright – Social Media SAVES your IP from plagiarists

Laurel Papworth

A few months later, I was sitting at a conference (in the audience) and the creative director of a well known Sydney agency presented my presentation. They must as a minimum attribute and abide by creative commons copyright. Have YOU got a social media copyright story?

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

I have been publishing my social media cartoons and comics for a while now and I often get emails or tweets asking whether someone can use one of my comics in their book or presentation. So, with that clarified, here are 25 of my social media comics all in one spot.

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

However, most SMBs haven’t a clue how they can profit from this proximity which gets even better with social media via social listening. So keep reading, but first: What is Social Listening? Social media is huge and loud. Become Socially Active. Sprout Social.

The Social Media Strategist

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Social Media Ne. About Me - Social Media Network Online Contact Me - Social Media Network Online Your Contribution To This Blog - Social Media Netw.

Social Media an extension of the Brand Personality

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Social Media Ne. About Me - Social Media Network Online Contact Me - Social Media Network Online Your Contribution To This Blog - Social Media Netw.

Daring PR Professionals and the Lawyers Who Love Them: A Primer for Avoiding Legal Problems

Waxing UnLyrical

Contrary to popular belief, lawyers do not enjoy making your job harder by nixing your creative campaign ideas. Let’s explore a few common legal problems (and their solutions) so that you and your clients can stay on the right side of the law! The most creative photo.

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

SocMed Sean

But social networks? Basically, other than GMail, I have been unimpressed by any of Google’s attempts at social networking tools (and YouTube doesn’t count because they bought that technology, they didn’t develop it). Featured Google+ Social Media Tech

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Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

According to Jeremy Williams , social media director for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (and my boss when I do travel writing for IOTD), blog posts with photos get more traffic than blog posts without. Content marketing is about more than just blogging.

3 ways to promote your YouTube channel

Socialmedia.biz

Esther Vargas / Creative Commons BY-SA. One of many secrets to revving up your company’s social channels is to ensure your content flows well. YouTube is like any other social network – it can do a lot for your business when done well.

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. Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks.

Content Creation? Curation? Focus on Publishing Instead

Firebelly

This last part is important, because that’s where social media is taking us. We’re acting as a sort of editorial board to our networks. That means you need to be a regular user of the social networks your audience is on.

An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking An Overhaul to LinkedIn Groups Written on June 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in linkedin , social media , social networks , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment!

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

Akamai Marketing

This is the 2nd year that I’ve published my social media resolutions. Fine Tune Karma for Business: I kept at this social media mantra this year and it worked for me and it worked for my clients. I’m pleased with the social media story telling this year.

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Why Transparency Matters

Akamai Marketing

We hear all this discussion about corporations being more “human” Social media users are urging companies of all sizes to create a relatable voice for themselves. Before you take to the social networks with your company stories, be sure your company can back up the story.

Social Media Jungle at CES

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Social Media Jungle at CES Written on January 4, 2010 by Justin Levy in conferences , social media 2 Comments - Leave a comment! Social Media Reputation, Dave Taylor 9:45-9:55 a.m.

The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook Written on July 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , social media 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

Post a creative commons license on your content and a byline at the end. Build your network. A strategic way to build your community on your blog is by networking. 9 Ways to Use Social Networking for Blog Promotion. 29 Ways to Stay Creative.