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.

How to Match 10 Key Success Metrics to Your Blogging Strategy.

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Blogging for Community These blogs seek to guild a consistent readership that interact with the blogger(s) and advocate on behalf of the content on other social outposts. Yet, in much of my social media consulting work corporate blog owners are invariably most interested in total visits and RSS subscribers. But, to ensure you aren’t disheartened in the meantime, select success metrics that are appropriate for your goals. What kind of metrics are you watchings?

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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.

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

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com 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.

Social Media Marketing in the Restaurant Business

Justin Levy

Well, recently I was asked to contribute a case study to the WOMMA Metrics Guidebook. Once you’re done reading, or even before you start reading, make sure you download the WOMMA Metrics Guidebook. Developing an online presence through social networks, a blog, and a video blog.

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 A Social Media Scoreboard That Works March 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Clearly, there’s no shortage of data and possible social media success metrics.

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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.

Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

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By now, we all know that our own websites need to be optimized for social media integration. We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads.

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

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By now, we all know that our own websites need to be optimized for social media integration. We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads.

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Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools | Mindjumpers

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Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Do you use social media and the proper tools to measure, engage and act? People use social media. They use them to share their views – word of mouth – and build personal networks.

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Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You

Ari Herzog

You use social media websites to connect to people and build networks. What if you could comment on a blog article and integrate your feedback and insights with the people in your networks? Livefyre promotes commenting through social media.

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Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

Step 1: Hit The Big Three (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) It’s no secret that social networking is all the rage, so it doesn’t take a genius to point out that you need to start there. I’m sure many digital marketers will tell you that there are hundreds of 2nd tier social networks that exist that you should consider, but the fact is, this post is about people or businesses on a budget, and while using these networks don’t cost money, they do cost time.

You Are Not A Social Media Guru, Ninja, Expert, Master, (Enter.

Jason Yormark

I’m not saying that there aren’t any very knowledgeable people on the subject, but this has gotten so out of hand, that it’s hurting the credibility of those that can actually provide real value with social media consulting and marketing services. I’ve talked with many small businesses that are so out of the loop, that I could easily see them being “wowed&# by anyone armed with just basic knowledge of how to get around the major social network channels.

Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking About What You Want | Subcribe via RSS Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking About What You Want August 17th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share No matter the time, place, platform, or technology, having people talking about your company, products or services is a good thing period.

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

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Joint Chiefs of Staff 2010 Social Media Strategy Written on May 10, 2010 by Justin Levy in military , social media , social media strategy 16 Comments - Leave a comment!

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

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But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be. The only investment in the act of marketing on the social web is time and energy. Thankfully, you don’t have to go at social media marketing alone. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. Networks like Digg, FriendFeed, and Facebook are seeing huge growths in value, but the little guys, the ones actually providing the meat and potatoes for those operations, rarely see a nickel.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

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Look at Boring Stats — and Make Them Interesting This has a little to do with the Social Media platforms, but mostly with analytics. A Community Manager who does use social platforms needs to be able to track its effectiveness in… um… getting people through the door.

Government Use of Social Media - "In Addition to," Not "In Lieu of.

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Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Government Use of Social Media – “In Addition to,&# Not “In Lieu of&# Tue, Apr 27, 2010 Government 2.0

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.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

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of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. The article has examples of how social media worked too. In it, he offers some thought-provoking insights into what must be understood before going into social media marketing.

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.

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.),

The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? I was fortunate to have the help of James Duthie, a serial guest blogger from Online Marketing Banter , a blog on social media, marketing, and more.?

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.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. No, building your personal brand in social media does not count.

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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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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

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.

Why talk unicorns and rainbows?

Jeff Esposito

Written on July 22, 2010 by Espo in social media This post originally ran on PR Breakfast Club earlier in the week. So it baffles me when I read posts and hear people talking/positioning social media in a way that will only open it up to skepticism.

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.

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

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If you’re an agency that’s providing social media listening or analysis services for clients, this is even more critical of a distinction. The disheartening truth is that there is very little “standardized&# reporting available if you’re going to do social listening and analysis at the highest level. RowFeeder – Raw and Ready That’s what I like so much about the new RowFeeder social data gathering system.

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

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While many businesses are excited about opportunities to reach their customers on the social web, few actually believe they have done so successfully. According to a recent Social Media and Online PR Report from Econsultancy , 86% of companies surveyed planned to spend more on social media marketing in 2010, but only 25% say they have gained “real, tangible value&# from the medium. Are Gardening Forums social media?

The More Things Change, The More Things Change

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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 The More Things Change, The More Things Change May 27th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Social media hates the status quo the way Kobe hates Shaq.

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Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | 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 Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush August 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Inherently, we understand influence.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s no order to the posts; I’ve used my bookmarks and a variety of social sites and peer recommendations to create this list. What is the ROI for Social Media? Jason Falls explores the commonly-discussed (but not easily answered) question about social media.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

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Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Mainly, through networking.

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 Do You “Like&# How I Look In These Jeans? Social curation at work. " Social Media overdose? shopping is social just not hat kinda social!

Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Cluetrain Style | Social Media.

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Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, I’ve fulfilled one of my social media resolutions for 2009 , and have recently re-read the Cluetrain Manifesto. Ever since President Obama’s “Transparency and Open Government&# memo was issued a few weeks ago, it seems that every one of our clients is asking about social media.

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.

Social Media is the Servant of Strategy, Not the Master

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His ramblings can be found at www.membershipjedi.com This post is a compilation of ideas born out of Jay’s post “ Why You’re the Key to Social Media Success ” in which he succinctly describes one of the biggest obstacles facing organization’s pursuit of social media effectiveness – corporate culture. A Google search of the phrase “social media ROI” provides 694,000 results (at least at this writing). Great points on CEO vision and social Kjcrantz Well said.

4 Reasons the Social Business Evolution Starts Now

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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 4 Reasons the Social Business Evolution Starts Now March 2nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is today the day we start thinking about social media as part of an integrated program?