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. Or, apply the same concept to Twitter.

Is Crowdsourcing Really the Industry’s Dark Side?

Waxing UnLyrical

Ed: Apart from Kirsten Wright , Adam also responded on Twitter to my original MycroBurst post. Those words jumped out of my mouth when I learned what crowdsourcing was. Crowdsourcing forces them to do both and they resent it. Crowdsourcing forces us to refine our businesses.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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. One of the most well-developed areas of crowdsourcing services on the Internet is graphic design. crowdsourcing.

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

In this post, I’d love to go through some of the less-known ways of customizing your Facebook News Feed to help you cut through the clutter, save time, and be more efficient. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). News Feed.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

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. Twitter.

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Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days – CNN reported on this as early as 2009.

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Is Twitter the Next Channel for Contact Centers?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

With legions of Twitter-ers on staff - 432 to be exact - Zappos make customer service look: easy, decentralized, and inexpensive. But that begs the question - what impact will Twitter have on today’s customer contact centers? Tags: Twitter

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

You’re posting content to Twitter. You’ve wondered, what should I post on Twitter to increase engagement? But today: You know increased Twitter engagement leads to contacts, traffic, and sales. 47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

You’re posting content to Twitter. You’ve wondered, what should I post on Twitter to increase engagement? But today: You know increased Twitter engagement leads to contacts, traffic, and sales. 47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #195

Twist Image

"Is crowdsourcing good? Way back in 2007, a friend and ex-Montrealer, illustrator/animator, Matt Forsythe , decided that CBC News should have a Twitter feed. Eventually CBC mucky-mucks got wind, and were shamed into joining Twitter: Matt, a nice fellow, handed the account over. crowdsourcing. twitter. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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

Danny WhatMough

Some clever folk spotted ‘buy now’ buttons appearing on Twitter. Facebook changed its news feed algorithm for video , now taking length of the video view into account. I really love this from BIC – an attempt to crowdsource a new font from handwriting. 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. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here.

Social Media That Made Us Laugh This Month

Ignite Social Media

Taking the obnoxious and annoying route to evoke laughs on Twitter can be a hard gamble for many brands. This month, Old Spice tested out a new engagement tactic by crowdsourcing a promotional video and hosting an open casting call on Twitter.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Grab content (articles, videos, whatever) from your web browser, email, or a wide range of apps including Twitter, Flipboard and Pulse, and save it in Pocket. Sample review: “Trapit creates a personalized content feed based on your specialty, interests, and passions. 21) Feed My Inbox.

Optimize your social media management with these new tools

SocialFish

I decided to step up my Twitter game, especially for our poor @socialfish account which has been sorely neglected (which is okay, given it’s just a feed from this blog for those who don’t want to see all my ranting about DC United on my Twitter feed.

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

The community-based t-shirt company Threadless is a crowdsourcing business whose design is created and chosen by the online community. Threadless post regularly but without spamming their followers’ feeds. Tweet Instantaneous mobile photo sharing is becoming increasingly popular.

Mumbai Terror Attack on Social Media!

Atom Thought

. Twitter is shouting incessantly: Nov 27, 10:37 AM: deepakshenoy: CCTV footage from CST being shown, people shot outside the station, two guys came and opened fire , lobbed grenades. Posts like these are just not ending on twitter, they started off just after the blasts and shootouts began in Mumbai last night. . CrowdSourcing- The New Social Media Mantra to Sell Better!

The New Dilemma: Social Media Exposes Us to Too Much, Too Often

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The introduction of social feeds by Facebook, Twitter and other social networks changed the way that people discovered content. Services like Twitter and Technorati have made it easier than ever to discover the personalities, influencers and top content sources in any niche.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

You could say that in addition to being a great story teller, he was the ultimate crowdsourcer. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Tom Broadbridge.

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. Beyond those sites are some other familiar names: Twitter and Reddit, which have over 300 million users. Heather-Mae on Twitter. Dave on Twitter.

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Jason’s Little Known Social Media Secret : I don’t really let most people in on the fact that I use Tweetspinner.com (editor’s note: read my Tweet Spinner review , aff links included) to help me manage my Twitter followers. With Twitter, however, you can use Refollow.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #140

Twist Image

I used 99 Designs , a tool for crowdsourcing ideas. Chris Hadfield's Twitter Feed. He even had a Twitter exchange with Captain Kirk. This Twitter feed is an extraordinary document." twitter. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

11.5 Amazing Content Creation Tools for Becoming a Super Blogger

Writtent Blog

Twitter Keyword Streams. The only thing quicker than Google’s capacity for crawling and indexing content is Twitter, one of the world’s fastest-moving social media networks. Twitter Lists. Quora is 2013’s answer to the crowdsourced question-and-answer forum.

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The New Media Journalists

Proactive Report

Break the news on Twitter as it happens. Use crowdsourcing. More and more journalists are on Twitter. They are looking at news feeds, tweets, blog posts and comments to spot trends and find news ideas. Can you be part of their crowdsourcing? A thoughtful post from Gina Chen , a 20 year veteran journalist, lays out clearly how mainstream media newsrooms should use social media today. Here are her six points: News must be immediate.

How to Utilize Social to Manage Customer Expectations

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. They not only monitor the social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) but also create digital content for the park. Tony Clark, Cedar Point @TonyClarkCP.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

Check Feedly for interesting stories. Check Twitter for interesting stories. Browse the Buffer feed to adjust titles, images, hashtags, and mentions. They browse communities where stories are gathered and upvoted — crowdsourced curation, more or less.

How to Analyze What Works for Your Audience

Sprout Social

For instance, at Sprout we cover topics ranging from Twitter, Facebook, social media analytics and more. Use an aggregator like Feedly to source content to share. A post that didn’t perform well on Twitter might do better on your Pinterest account.

30 Low-Cost Ideas for Content Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

Writtent Blog

You know that burgeoning RSS feed filled with industry blogs, or your Twitter list of thought leaders? CrowdSource. Invite other bloggers to contribute to your blog by asking a question on Twitter or in a LinkedIn group. Use Twitter’s Vine App.

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32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

Kikolani

One tricky little thing I do is to write a massively useful post and in that post link out to bloggers/authors who have large followings on Google+ or Twitter. The content then gets published to my Twitter account as well as Facebook page.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

HOW TO: Create Custom Backgrounds for Twitter, YouTube, & MySpace by Mashable. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. Christina Warren tells b2b marketers how to use Twitter effectively, find their “social voice,&# efficiently monitor industry developments through social media, expand their influence and more in this excellent post.

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5 Keys to Effective Knowledge Transfer for Nonprofits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RSS feed: We write on web technology and social media tools for non-profits - charities, associations, clubs and other organizations. Crowdsourcing: How Business and Nonprofits Tap into the Wisdom of Crowds. crowdsourcing. Twitter. SEARCH. This blog is for volunteers, webmasters and administrators of associations, clubs, charities, communities and other groups. We discuss issues and trends in modern web technologies that help your organization achieve more with less.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Still it’s a no-brainer that Fundable or similar will have or already have a Twitter addon service. The Age of Stupid – you can delve into their crowdsource fundraising here on their site.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Books Take Time to Write Last week, a Twitter user asked a really blunt but surprising question about how to download my book (legally) for free. At the end of the day, though, we ALL have families to feed.

Social Media is Driven by the Person, Not the Position

Social Media Strategery

It’s about the guy who convinces his administrator to do a press conference on Twitter. link] Water ionizer Hi, Thanks for the information,just found this post my technorati news feed section! Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Social Pros 26 – Richard Owen, Satmetrix

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. I picked up a nasty cold when I was gone for last Monday’s show unfortunately, but I’m pressing through with the help of a crowdsourced regiment from Facebook. As they do so, that tends to get customized data feeds.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

7) I’m not convinced there is a “tipping point&# for social tools (like twitter): Many may disagree on this and likely we’ll end up debating semantics…but here’s my thinking. crowdsourcing. twitter. Upcoming Events. About. Contact. Links. Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |.

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5 Ways You Can Use Facebook Groups to Benefit Your Blog

ProBlogger

When comments started migrating from our blogs to Facebook posts (which quickly disappear into your feed history), many bloggers mourned that shift. It’s both crowdsourcing and marketing perfection – creating something based on what people actually want and is relevant to them. You can see here on Twitter where they’ve created a domain which is forwarded to their Facebook group. When you think of using Facebook for your blog, what comes to mind? Declining organic reach?

Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

Convince & Convert

link] Social Email Guy By the way: nice crowdsourcing / co-creation / collaboration Chris Rogers I initially like #3 best, however, not a big fan of the screened back logo – i.e. if #3 was a bit less busy, it would be my favorite. I'd suggest that you move the search box somewhere below the navigation– maybe above the RSS feed option on the right? August 12, 2010 (766) Twitter Stream © 2008-2010 Convince & Convert, LLC.