No One “Consumes” Social Media

Geoff Livingston

No one goes home and says, “I think I’ll consume Facebook for three hours.&# “How about some Disqus or Quora at dinner, this is boring.&# For example, “ cord cutting &# from paid cable services continues as a growing trend. Image by ugod.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

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Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Some examples follow: What are Your Chances of Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse? Examples include: Instant Domain Search (with its AJAX glory) Website Monitoring Tests Think about it this way: MyBlogLog has a widget , statistics, and a community.

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

An example? All of my landing pages are created with Shortstack, but here’s an example. Disqus Comment System : I’ve used Disqus pretty much from the jump. I’m perfectly happy with Disqus.

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Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog

Ari Herzog

While many bloggers prefer to stick with their native comments system, whether it’s WordPress, Blogger or any other of the popular platforms, others are preferring to use third-party systems like Disqus , IntenseDebate and Livefyre , amongst others. image: ilmungo.

Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail

Twitter, for example, is great for getting real-time feedback to events, but (obviously) is very concise. Everyone knows you can learn a lot by trawling data coming from social media services like Twitter, Facebook and Flickr. But sometimes the data will surprise you.

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World's Greatest Salesperson contest by Ogilvy

Social Media Citizens

Advertisement blog comments powered by Disqus Top Videos Previous Entry Promoted Tweets: the Marketing Industry Insights Next Entry Facebook takes over the Internet SMC QUOTE “.As

35 Great Social Media Infographics


link] 175+ Data and Information Visualization Examples and Resources | [.] … disqus ? Phil As a non media professional, I found this a very useful overview of social media analyses with some specific examples I’ll look at it more detail.

The Joint Chiefs of Staff 2010 Social Media Strategy | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

We have seen plenty of examples of how government and politics (sometimes one of the same) are using social media.

Sports Teams: Times Have Changed, Adapt!

Freelance Social Media

The Texas Tech football program is the most recent example of the mishandling of social media. Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Sports Teams: Times Have Changed, Adapt!

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler for Maximum Effect

Studying the differences between these networks leads us to interesting insights, for example, did you know that the half-life of a link on Twitter is 2.8 blog comments powered by Disqus. bitly blog. back to bitly. May 8, 2012. Time Is On Your Side.

5 Painless Ways to Get Maximum Blog Comment Love

Shift Digital

Take Danny Brown for example. Here’s a list to check out: Livefyre , CommentLuv and Disqus. ” Here’s an example. Publishing your blog is no easy feat. We get that. It definitely takes blood, sweat and tears. And no, I’m not being overly dramatic.

Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Take my husband’s grandfather as an example. These examples above illustrate a typical usability question faced by Facebook users (well, except for Grandpa). Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Share the 10OFF discount code for everyone, for example. Hootsuite , for example, has multiple tabs that highlight their social involvement elsewhere on the web. Take MySpace as just one of many examples of an online property that become too comfortable with its “space.&#

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Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You

Ari Herzog

Shonali elaborates with an example: Try it out. Related articles you may enjoy: How Not to Add a Comment Right Now: Install Disqus, Intense Debate, Echo, or LiveFyre. You don’t want to be required to sign up for a user profile to write a comment.

Why Stands Out As a Best Practice


Social media is a social tool So what does Zappo’s social media usage make them stand out as a best practice example?

5 Reasons I Still Use CommentLuv


One of the questions I’m often asked about this blog is why I still use the base WordPress comment system as opposed to Disqus, Livefyre, Facebook, or Google+.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


We’ve all heard examples of how breaking news spreads immediately on Twitter. But to get a quick idea of a user´s activity on Twitter (before I decide to follow him/her for example), I use [link]. blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Who is the Modern Media Consumer?

How to Write a Great Article for the Internet

Social Media Network Marketing

Here are seven simple tips and some examples that will teach you how to write a great article for the Internet: 1) Create a catchy title Your article's title can be a make or break for readers.

Being the Chief of Stuff

Justin Levy

For example, I love that with New Marketing Labs I get to hang out with really cool companies at their offices. Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Being the Chief of Stuff Written on July 12, 2009 by Justin Levy in chrisbrogan , motivation , new marketing labs , operations , organization , presidentobama , productivity , video 11 Comments - Leave a comment!

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, they use a green background on Twitter, black background on their YouTube channels and maybe red on their Facebook fan page landing tabs. For example, I’ll put “I tweet. Examples of baits are: graphics, eBooks, whitepapers, scripts, website themes, coupon codes, etc.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

We do see a lot of ROI case examples come out of companies that have social close to the point of conversion, such as Bazaarvoice or other social commerce companies –but for those that are focused on conversion, it’s harder.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

People love the prospect of submitting to Digg, for example, and some immediately submit the spammiest articles to the service. For example, people need to learn the art or laws of persuasion in order to foster their relationships with their clients or followers.

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

Social Media Marketing - Is Your Business Ready?

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5

For example… If someone purchases an item, the Goal URL would be the “thank you for your order&# or confirmation page. I had no idea about tracking conversations on Google Analytics, I used Disqus for that purpose and also livefyre. Here are 10 Examples That Dont.

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How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, I write a lot about AOL, and after the recent layoffs, I wrote how the entire mobile advertising team took a voluntary buyout and quit the company. One example is Mint and the insights they offer via their blog. She was the epitome of this example! (I

How to Become a Niche Rockstar: The Guide

Viper Chill

The huge growth of online sites like Youtube, Twitter and Facebook, which have the potential to give anyone a large audience are a great example of this in action. Before I continue, I want to say that I don’t think of myself as an A-Lister, but the following example is relevant.

Tweet late, email early, and don’t forget about Saturday: Using data to develop a social media strategy » Nieman Journalism Lab

My personal favorite example of this is @ebertchicago. My personal favorite example of this is @ebertchicago. For example, he thinks 11 pm might seem a wise time to reach out to bloggers because they post in the early AM.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

For example, when people join, they are greeted with a welcome message and are immediately connected with someone else in the community (for instance, the site’s manager). For an example, see Mashable ‘s commenting guidelines.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s an example of a simple tab I set up: Welcome!

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Considering the above example, I pose a question on Facebook etiquette: Is it appropriate to let these requests sit in pending mode or to reject the friends outright??

How badges help news websites build community, make money | Poynter.

The new citizen journalism mobile app Meporter , for example, awards badges for posting a certain number of business stories, and the badge can be redeemed for a free Forbes Magazine subscription.

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The easiest way to manage affiliate links?

The Way of the Web

Either to earn money, or to raise cash for charity, for example. But already it’s been useful for seeing how many people are actually going through affiliate links on each site, and what links I’ve been using without monetising them, for example.

A Commenting System to Rule them All: Why Choosing the Right Comment System can Make or Break your Blog


Disqus. Disqus was created as a platform to cultivate online dialog on a variety of subjects such as sports, tech, entertainment, and more. Disqus platform. One of the major benefits of Disqus is its strong moderation features.

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Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags

It's a great way of adding a very simple indicator of subject within the 140 characters and I've had some most useful and unexpected inputs by searching on hashtags like google for example.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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.

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Google Me – quick thoughts for and against…

The Way of the Web

For example, Mike Arrington argues Google should clone Facebook , Kim-Mai Cutler argues the opposite.

Content farms will eat themselves

The Way of the Web

Partly this is because it’s easy – relative to establishing a successful blog in a niche and achieving the same level of earnings for example. Wikipedia is one example, but others, for instance, Squidoo, allow you to donate any earnings to charity, for example.

We'll Always Have Blogging

Social Media Marketing

For a great set of examples, check out Mashable's 15 Excellent Corporate Blogs. "I For example, integrating blog content or headlines into the corporate website in order to keep it fresh. Image credit: Express Monorail (Flickr) "Round up the usual suspects."