Facebook Contest: Lay’s Uses Crowdsourcing to Find New Flavor

The Realtime Report

Lay’s is one of the latest brands to experiment with crowdsourcing on social media — by allowing consumers to submit recipes for a new chip, and fans on Facebook to vote for the best new flavor.

Crowdsource Your Way to the Best Landing Page

Convince & Convert

In the design space, crowdsourcing is being embraced as an efficient way to tap into the mindset of the customer and mine ideas directly from target audiences. Landing pages are ripe for optimization through crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

It drives me nuts how many of my clients are terrified of bloggers and twitterers and do everything in social media (blog, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr) except work with influencers. Broadcast time is instant, Social media time is slower.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RWW Network. Facebook. Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce. Crowdsourcing, a term coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 issue of Wired magazine, is a model of labor that has been fully embraced on the Internet over the past couple of years. Crowdsourcing takes tasks traditionally done by a single person or small groups of people, and farms them out to a global workforce. Crowdsourcing , Features , Trends. crowdsourcing. facebook.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Crowdsourcing has become more and more popular with private companies, non-profit organizations, and even government agencies. Crowdsourcing has become increasingly more widely used because it helps cultivate creativity and innovation. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

What’s in a crowdsourcing….

The Way of the Web

I was going to write an eloquent and heartfelt post regarding everything that’s wrong about the attempt by Golley Slater to rebrand by a hamfisted attempt at ‘crowdsourcing’ – another example why really we should be stricter about how the term is used, and why co-collaboration should probably replace it. Crowdsourcing social networks bad crowdsourcing google tweetdeck twitter

Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. It seems like Facebook is constantly picking up on online trends and launching new products to match user needs.

Facebook’s Like Button adds Life to your Content

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At last count well over 100,000 websites integrate some form of Facebook’s social plugins (including my site!). My favorite is Levis use of the Like button to create a social shopping experience. Share this on Facebook. Could Facebook become a Lead Nurturing platform?

Want to Learn How to Rock the Top 3 Social Networks?

Kikolani

It’s entitled 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ – the three social networks I feel are the most important. Gushcloud business marketing crowdsourcing platform. Social Media Marketing Best Practice.

Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

Buzz Marketing for Technology

How … Facebook! As you may be aware I co-wrote the book Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) and I am in the middle of working on Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley) right now. And I stumbled upon this concept while working on a Facebook Ad campaign.

4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Most people wrongly assume social enterprise networks are simply Facebook for business. Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates. Future of Social Media?

Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Social media is bridging the gap between health and healthcare. I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0 Social media or Health 2.0

Do you need to be an Extrovert to be in Social Media Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But focusing on the Extrovert angle for a second, I began to wonder if you need to be an extrovert to be in social media. Certainly internally in your organization you need to be an extrovert if you want to organize a Tribe or movement in your company to take on social media.

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Get Happy: Putting Yourself into Your Brand’s Personality

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free whitepaper entitled The Mathematics of Social Marketing. And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. This crowdsourced approach got wine lovers invested in their brand early. Holy Social!

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Social Media is not a campaign it’s a commitment!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A while back I created a post called – There is no “campaign&# in Social Media because when marketers use the word “campaign,” it tends to suggest an initiative to get a message out to a targeted group of constituents. Share this on Facebook.

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. Compare to Australia’s Future of Melbourne wiki or New Zealand crowdsourcing their Police Act. 2/3 are on Facebook.

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Running a successful Facebook contest for your business doesn’t happen by luck. A well thought-out Facebook contest can help you: Increase engagement. If you want to run your best Facebook contest, here’s your guide! They have a social media plan in place!

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

Facebook keeps changing around what is private and what is public in the default settings. Also a diagram on private to public social networks. What will take Facebook’s place as the most secure, most protected, most private of sharing spaces online?

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, YouTube and Vine: Facebook. Facebook tests new ‘buy’ button for online purchases in U.S.

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Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth

Is it ok to post “First Day Back to School photos” on Facebook? Lunches made, new books packed in new school bags, iPads for those Santa thought were “nice”, crappy laptops for those he didn’t, First Day Back At School photos to be taken and posted on Facebook… Hold on a minute. Did you share it only with the “Family” list on Facebook ? No Facebook then.

Social Media for Sales

Webbiquity SMM

One of the challenges in measuring the ROI of social media marketing is that the use of social networking and social sharing tools isn’t confined to the marketing group. Social media is being used in multiple functions across the enterprise, from product development (e.g. In terms of revenue generation, the effective use of social media by both sales and marketing teams is critical. Share this on Facebook.

Social Media Contest: Send Your Facebook Profile On A Cape Town Holiday

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism launched a new Facebook travel app this week, designed to allow “virtual visits” to the city through a user’s Facebook profile. The potential audience is huge, given that Facebook just announced it has now topped one billion users.

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

Convince & Convert

What is the next generation of crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing is evolving beyond the shiny contest model (Doritos’ “Crash the Super Bowl” ) and into something more meaningful to the brands embracing it and the consumers contributing to it. There is no better ‘bang’ for your buck than a well thought out and properly executed crowdsourcing initiative. This is where crowdsourcing comes in. Interactiv RT @jaybaer: Crowdsourcing: Beyond the Basics [link] [link] I.M.

How is Facebook Going to Make it’s 1st Billion Dollars?

Atom Thought

How can facebook make it. Do you know that there may be a social networking site which is bigger or almost equal to Facebook? And do you know it earns 2-3 times more than Facebook already? And what can Facebook do to catch up quickly? Related Posts: CrowdSourcing- The New Social Media Mantra to Sell Better! That site is Qzone (Tencent), and it earns over a billion dollars in revenues per annum. How did this happen?

New LinkedIn Endorsements

Sherrilynne Starkie

LinkedIn, the professional social network, has recently introduced ‘endorsements’, a feature that makes it easier for people to recognize their connections’ skills and expertise. Branding you: using social media to find a job. Email marketing goes social.

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Running a successful Facebook contest for your business doesn’t happen by luck. A well thought-out Facebook contest can help you: Increase engagement. If you want to run your best Facebook contest, here’s your guide! They have a social media plan in place!

Geek curry night in Peterborough…

The Way of the Web

We’re getting a reasonable amount of people checking out the site regularly, more and more people are registering and posting in the forum , the Facebook page has got 34 Likes so far, and the Twitter account has 25 followers. But there’s no excuse for not giving it a try and finding out who else is interested… community Crowdsourcing Digital Culture social networks curry night digital people in peterborough dpip geeks meetup networks peterborough techy uk

The Personal vs. Brand Approach To Social Media

Firebelly

The way we approach social media from an individual and brand perspective are two very different things. Facebook: This social network is something I use to maintain relationships with people from various aspects of my life.

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Curation and the paradox of user-generated radio

The Way of the Web

Those are the immediate ones which spring to mind, and you could possible include the likes of Spotify (Although the social playlist sharing really takes place outside of it) or mFlow. And there are an increasing number of social sharing music apps for smartphones.

Copyright – Social Media SAVES your IP from plagiarists

Laurel Papworth

I think we are crowdsourcing this unIndustry association in an adhoc movement of anti-marketing anti-PR communities. 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.

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

Atom Thought

To start with I have always been very impressed with the idea of using location based targeting with social networks (though I understand that people always may not want to reveal their locations and may be averse to this concept). I have always believed that the idea of social networking is not so much about making friends out of strangers-but about sustaining and enriching our relationships with existing and real friends.

Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

Convince & Convert

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 Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? Why would Starbucks need their own digital network? I agree about Facebook in general.

ICYMI – Buy now on Twitter, Facebook still dominant among teens

Danny WhatMough

Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Facebook’s psychology experiment on its users generated some bad PR for the social network. Facebook announces new features for ads including new sophisticated custom audiences using website data. 91% of chief communications officers expect social media to have the single biggest impact over the next few years.

Diversity In Silicon Valley, Facebook Goes After TV And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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Facebook launched Watch , and many see this as their direct assault on TV and YouTube advertising budgets. This could be Facebook's big video platform. With 2 billion people on the social network, Facebook is soft-launching a "Watch" tab on Facebook in the US to better organize and engage users with video content. facebook. facebook watch. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7

12 (of the) Best Guides to Marketing on Pinterest of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Which social network was fastest to reach 10 million users, and now has 70 million members worldwide? Which social network saw its membership outside the U.S. Which social network hosts 69 of the Interbrand Top 100 Brands, and grabs more ecommerce traffic than Facebook?

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. How to Create Engagement Through Facebook Timeline.

Social TV: Fans Tweet to Choose Hawaii Five-O Ending

The Realtime Report

Networks want viewers to watch television programs live (with commercials and all), and social media – particularly Twitter – offers some interesting opportunities to keep audiences engaged.

Could the internet make us all nicer people?

The Way of the Web

June 22nd, 2010 · View Comments Social networks, blogs and online identities have given rise to a lot of discussion and concerns on the best way to manage how you’re seen by other people (I’m trying to avoid using the words ‘personal brand’).

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. A hybrid curation app and social network—grab any content from the web and save it to your own Flipboard magazine.

Why Brands are Turning to Spotify as the Next Big Social Platform

Buffer Social

There are so many social networks to choose from today : Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest. We’ve spent time digging into the rise of Spotify as a social media platform , used by today’s hottest brands. About The Science of Social Media podcast.