7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. Image: Matthew Smith via Flickr, Creative Commons Can you say “love at first byte&# ? Plus there are too many networks.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time. To say I knew who he was (via the London social media circuit) would be an understatement.

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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). What all these stories have in common is that they all have a more-or-less related theme, which is essentially how and why to live a good life. The more popular one is A Digital Nativity , but A Social Network Christmas is fun to watch as well. What do they have in common?

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. The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams. As social networks grow, there needs to be a kind of an educational crash course for people called Don’t be Dumb on the Web 101.

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. You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. Thanks for visiting! 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

[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. But social media doesn’t have to just be a difficulty for parents. Blogs Facebook Featured Humor People Social Media cartoon comic comic strip humor parents social media social networking teens

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. What this signals is that Salesforce is serious about social media. Is the Marketing Cloud the next step in business social engagement? No…I haven’t gone off the radar.

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. Not that we have to please everyone, but if there are a lot of folks who are irritated by a specific behavior (ahem…auto-direct messages on Twitter), we might think twice about engaging in that behavior via our personal or business social media channels.

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?”

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. Are you building your social network? You should spend as much time building your Twitter , LinkedIn , and Facebook networks as you do writing your blog posts.

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

SocMed Sean

'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. 'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

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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. Blogs Featured Social Media Tech best practices blog social media social networking tips usability wordpressAhhhh Spring!

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. For a company that is engaged in the business of social media (which means sharing things), they recently restricted how developers can use their API. Needless to say, a lot of people are pretty miffed about this behavior from one of the big social media companies. But fear-not fellow social sharers!

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. Blogs Featured People Social Media best practices blog social media social networking strategy tips wordpressBlogger’s block sucks more. And believe me…there is a difference.

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. Featured People Social Media Tech collaboration innovation social media social networking techI am a sucker for a challenge…almost to a fault.

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

SocMed Sean

Speaking social can sometimes be tough, especially with clients who haven’t yet engaged in social media or sometimes just “don’t get it” Even those clients who do understand and engage in the social space are sometime confused about the use of specific terms and jargon that social media pros use. Below is a list of 10 terms that I think social media pros use or focus on that sometimes confuse our clients. Social can do both.

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?) The FutureOfMedia Discussion site The New Fourth Estate is Social Media The Function of News in Community Commercialization of Human Stories De-Commercialization of Human Stories Problem Journalism vs Solution Journalism Product vs Process Journalism What is a Newspaper’s Product Anyway?

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? Copyright – Social Media SAVES your IP from plagiarists is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

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! Every social network has some type of “follow&# or “friend&# feature that allows you to build communities on those networks. Social networks don’t allow for this.

[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. Many people experience jitters from socializing with their peers, whether it’s a freshmen’s first day at school or an employee’s average day at work.

KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Network Online with Your KM Peers. At APQC and KM Edge , we understand the power of networking in business. More and more, people are reaching out to their extended networks of colleagues to ask questions and share ideas and best practices. We look forward to seeing you soon on your favorite social networking site! -->. Shaking Hands in a Social Networking World. Peter Dorfman commented on Shaking Hands in a Social Networking World : Great for.

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. Perhaps it is the extrovert in me that was drawn to Social Media, and the ability to connect on a massive scale. THE SAME THING HAPPENS IN SOCIAL MEDIA EVERY DAY. Guess what, they’re in Social Media, too. HOW DOES THIS MANIFEST ITSELF IN 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. Content Marketing Uncategorized Adrian Lurssen Content marketing JD Supra Law Firms lawyers Legal Marketing Marketing Relationships Social Media Social Networking

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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. ” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes. Didn’t We Automate Our Social Media?

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. As a social network, LinkedIn focuses on the business of business. Basically, if Facebook sees ad networks as their golden ticket to monetization, they’re sadly mistaken.

38 of the Best Free Stock Photo Websites for 2021

Hootsuite

You might be the most amazing social media manager in the world, with an impeccable social strategy and well-honed posting schedule — but that doesn’t mean you know how to take a picture. Bonus: Get the always-up-to-date social media image size cheat sheet. Flickr Commons.

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). Yes…I have a little angst with iOS 5 and the fact that it crashes my iPad all the time) Google Plus Your World Now Displays Content From All Your Social Networks.As Featured Google+ Social Media Tech

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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. It could be good: It could be umm, not so good: It could also be fun: Or not so fun: In any case, people are always talking on social media, and must talk about brands. That is what is referred to as social listening.

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. What People Have To Say About Pervara - Social Med. Social Media Facebook Security These days all accounts and sites are concerned about account holders identity, and rightly so.

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. What People Have To Say About Pervara - Social Med. Social Media Facebook Security These days all accounts and sites are concerned about account holders identity, and rightly so.

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. Find photos from Flickr or Picasa — be sure to use Creative Commons photos — or buy royalty-free stock photography, and put them in your blog posts for added impact. Content marketing is about more than just blogging.

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. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading What do you think of the new Twitter? Written on September 16, 2010 by Espo in Twitter Over the past few days, we have heard some interesting things about Twitter.

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. If they tell you they don’t allow social media access in the workplace, remind them that it is you , and not them, who are responsible for generating revenue for the company.

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. Your profile should align with your social presence across the board when it comes to color choices, logos, backgrounds, social media icons, and customer banners and layouts. YouTube is like any other social network – it can do a lot for your business when done well.

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! LinkedIn Groups has been a part of the core feature set within the professional social network but, in my opinion, was one of the most under-utilized features.

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Does it matter who follows you on Twitter or Facebook?

Akamai Marketing

Photo by Ken Lund, Creative Commons. And its easy for people to feel turned off when people or THEY support ignore them , that’s when your social media presence can become a liability. I mean if you have 10,000 followers or fans, but 1/2 of them are bots or people who haven’t use the social network in 45 days, is this really something to toot your horn about? social mediaInteresting question, isn’t it?

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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! With Facebook starting out as a personal network, it has been a hard transition for people to become used to it as also a professional network.

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. Beyond The Numbers: I definitely worked with people to think beyond follower counts, but I’m not completely satisfied with my own goal to build more scaleable social media programs. I’m pleased with the social media story telling this year. Creative is good.

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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. I would argue that this isn’t a “truly” social campaign since the impetus was actual paid tweets with a designated hashtag, but we’ll leave that for another discussion. Before you take to the social networks with your company stories, be sure your company can back up the story.