Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

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You have ever had a spirited argument over the merits of Disqus vs. Akismet to block comment spam. (1 Your friends are complaining that you’re not active enough on Steam, the Playstation Network, or XBox Live because your spending more time blogging and not enough time gaming. (1

Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

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We’ve added Disqus as the commenting system. Changed the sharing tools to incorporate Sexy Bookmarks plug-in (Michael Stelzner at Social Media Examiner turned me on to it). link] Social Email Guy Voted 3 before seeing comments. 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.

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

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The Best of Twitter 20 From the forward: I’m sitting in a ballroom in Indianapolis in September, 2008 watching Joseph Jaffe give a masterful presentation on social media transforming corporations, when I come upon the idea to interview him on Twitter. With a comprehensive eBook featuring ideas and opinions from some of the best social media minds, concisely chronicling the state of social media today – and where we’re headed. Love what you are doing with the eBook!

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

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Social network connectivity is becoming the post-modern email newsletter. This puts significant pressure on email to be more relevant, because most of what would be contained in an email newsletter or special offer now happens faster and more personally within Facebook, Twitter or other social outposts. Because the real advantage email has over social is data. Will you spend some time thinking about how to integrate your social messaging, not building a throne for it?

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

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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 It Curtains for the App Store? – [link] blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to Convince & Convert Jay Baer Greetings.

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The Half Assed Guide to Brand Awareness

Josh S Peters

Social media is a way to connect to hundreds and sometimes thousands of people all at once, and make them aware of your brand via conversations and communication. Social media provides a vast platform for creating and fostering your brand image and heightening awareness.

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Is Amazon reading this blog?

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is the eBook, the end of the library? And on Tuesday, Amazon announced their ‘Kindle for the Web’ , which allows eBook sampling and embedded excerpts on the web. Tags: Digital Publishing blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

20+ Social Media and Online Resources for Realtors

Josh S Peters

Social Networks Active Rain – A social network for real estate professionals to gather and tell their war stories, start conversations, get advice, and connect with each other. RealTown – Network with agents, buyers, sellers, investors, etc.

Integrating your social media marketing | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Integrating your social media marketing Integrating your social media marketing Written on February 15, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media 9 Comments - Leave a comment!

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun. What do you think about using social media for business? Custom landing pages can increase your social media efforts.

Social media and the outdoors? Only at the ORSM09!

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » ORSM09 , Social Media » Social media and the outdoors? Social media and the outdoors? They definitely understand the impact of social media.

Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Twitter is one of the largest social networking sites, featuring users from various walks of lives. It is very clear that you can’t automate social media. Your Status Matters Twitter is not just any kind of social networking site.

7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. This might be via power players on social networks (eg, this story is moving on Sphinn) or even national TV (Susan Boyle’s video was a recording of a popular TV show).

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It also reminds you that Facebook is one of their social destinations on the web, but that you might be interested in their YouTube page. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.) I’ve been told I should make an eBook.

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

and its restricted access, people had no need to use any other names on the Mark Zuckerberg-created social network. It’s how social networks are intended to be used. Even social media “purists&# aren’t really that pure.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Social news is about reciprocal relationships.

Do we get more than we give from the web?

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Google’s Inside Adsense home for spam comments Is the eBook, the end of the library? I’ve also linked to them on social networks, and that traffic is monetisable.

6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

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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 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace September 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.),

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! Where was the eBook author during all of this?

Social Media Success Metrics and Premature Calculation | Social.

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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 Are You Suffering From Premature Calculation? Which pattern matches your social media success metrics? link] re social media.

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Get his free ebook on how to make it online. That’s why our contextual algorithm was developed to actually read your content for meaning not just scan for keywords like other In-Text ad networks do. Tia is one of my icons with regards to social media and sheer “work ethic&#.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Giveaway Jesse has agreed to give away two copies of his book (in eBook or paper format — your choice), FBML Essentials , for the best use of FBML for any fan page. Jesse Stay is a consultant who specializes in the integration of social APIs such as Twitter and Facebook.

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

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Social media marketing is all about potential audience. Social Supports Email in the Interactive Marketing Hub Indeed, email marketing and social media marketing are spiritually and procedurally similar. But the connections between companies and their email subscribers are far stronger than the connections between companies and their social media subscribers. Social media connectivity is digital bumper stickering. Social rounds it out, helps to expand reach.

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

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In fact, now I think of it, one of our most successful eBook authors on dPS first made himself known to me through a great comment on the blog. Comments systems like Disqus allow you to add images – this can also work to draw attention to your comment.

The GAP, ROI, and Awareness

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » The GAP, ROI, and Awareness The GAP, ROI, and Awareness Written on September 18, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 5 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With Internet Marketing, there are many ways to go, from affiliate marketing to SEO to social media to email marketing. All social media etiquette rules were not heeded to. For me, that’s social media marketing. comprehensive social media marketing training there is.

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

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At one point we discussed headline writing and what draws clicks within the social media content universe. How to Create a Share of Voice Report Get Shorty – The Elevator Pitch is Dead Finding Your Mass Influencers Among Your Customers 4 Detective Tricks to Find Your Customers in Social Media Does Your Facebook Page Have a Pulse? Build Your Brand a Social Content Ladder in 5 Steps Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? (co-authored

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. Social media has introduced incentives to the online space, encouraging others to connect with your business. I’ve spent seventeen years in the social space.

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

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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 7 Surprising Statistics About Twitter in America April 29th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Ah Twitter, we thought we knew you.

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

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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 11 Whys I’m a Social Media Addict September 2nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Connectivity Social media brings me closer to people with whom I ordinarily would seldom interact.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. Danny is currently Chief Content Officer of Third Door Media which operates the Sphinn social news site and organizes the popular Search Marketing Expo conference series. Real life networking ultimately becomes key!

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

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Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Blog Comments (The blog is on WordPress) Disqus This is what I use to manage comments here at Convince & Convert. I’ve seen my average number of comments increase since I moved to Disqus. Mobile access to the social Web is a virtual requirement to do it well.

Thoughts on UK magazine ABC figures…

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And all kinds of alternatives for entertainment from social networks to video sharing. Gaming – whether social, console, mobile, or PC, gaming is a huge market and a big source of entertainment time. Meanwhile ebooks have overtaken hardbacks on Amazon US.

Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter

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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 Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter August 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Last Monday was the world premier of my new social media newsletter, the 3-2-1.

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

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Corporate America should take note… More from Convince and Convert 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble Why Social CRM Needs to Be Less About the Social and More About the Customers Convince and Convert Recommends The Real Cost of Social Media (Danny Brown) Social Media, Blogging and Why It's Perfect for Local Small Business (Danny Brown) B2B Marketing and Social Media – Close, But No Cigar.

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

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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 Are You Taking Social Media Shortcuts? March 9th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you treating social media like a checklist?

Co-op SEO and the Future of Websites | Guest Posts | Social Media.

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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 Co-op SEO and the Future of Websites July 26th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Jason Kintzler , the Founder and CEO of PitchEngine, where people go to get the word out.

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Do You Have the Guts to Expect Social Media Failure | Social Media.

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There’s a huge gap between the perception of social media as an instant, free, can’t miss marketing opportunity and the reality of social media as a long-term, time-intensive customer loyalty and brand advocacy opportunity. The bottom line is that you need to EXPECT to fail in social media. That’s what’s so admirable about companies that have clearly screwed up in social media, yet continue to change their approach until they find the right formula.

Is Your Twitter Addiction Paying Off

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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 Your Twitter Addiction Paying Off June 17th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Twitter can suck you in to a vortex of counter-productivity like one bite of that KFC Double Down sandwich.