Mon.Oct 10, 2011

Six FREE Tools To Measure Social Media for Business

PWB Marketing Blog

Do you know where you most valuable customers are talking about you? Harvard Business Review says 44% of businesses don’t know. That’s a problem.

Nielsen Social Media Report: mobile social web use on the rise

SocialFish

If you haven’t seen it yet, the Q3 2011 Social Media Report released this September by Nielsen is worth a look. Yes–these are the guys who do the TV ratings, and they’re measurement and information leaders for online and mobile media, as well.

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If You Wanna be My Brand! [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet What do customers look for in a brand when associating themselves with it? This is a question which all strategists need to answer when trying to communicate as a brand.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Writing Effective Facebook Posts. By Andi Graham What you see in your Facebook newsfeed isn’t magic; it’s controlled by a very important algorithm called EdgeRank.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

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Writing Around the Web – Social Media SEO, Google Analytics, and Social Proof

Kikolani

Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I’ve written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! Featured Post – How to Optimize Social Media Profiles for SEO.

Happy Birthday to the Measurement Queen

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s been quite a last few days, hasn’t it? .

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3 Android Apps to Accept Payments Anywhere

Idaconcpts

People want a quick way to accept and make payments online. Having this ability, increases business performance and facilitates money handling for the user. Business owners no longer have to make big investments in payment terminals to accept credit card payments.

The Science and Results of Real-Time Content Optimization

Convince & Convert

I’ve been writing Convince & Convert for more than three years, and I continue to be grateful and delighted that you choose to spend time here, when faced with a tsunami of blog options.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Search Engine Optimization: 7 Important Considerations for Link Building Strategies

Bill Hartzer

When it comes to search engine optimization , the bottom line is that link building is still important. The popularity of any web page is dependent on its reaction off-page. Simply putting it, your link popularity on the web can easily upgrade or degrade your popularity with the search engines, especially Google. To understand how this phenomena works, we must understand the concept of “link building”.

Indiscriminate Interconnectivity

Direct Marketing Observations

No man is an island entire of itself; every man. is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. In today’s “Uber” connected social world, what makes things work or why they work, is that we’re all now indiscriminately interconnected to each other. We share, we comment, we download, we upload and we consume the content of strangers in the same ways that we create it. It’s random, it’s purposeful, its meaningful and meaningless sometimes.

Facts to Meaning - The Marketing Why Question

Engaging Brand

Such an important question in both marketing and selling. Prospects collect facts through asking why.just like a child. Before turning from a prospect to a customer . The customer collects meaning from asking why.like the adult.

A Dandelion Thought.

Diva Marketing Blog

a short post on a passing idea before the wind blows it away. One of my guilty pleasures is watching food TV shows a la the Food Network. I'm no chef but I do ? to cook and ? these quasi reality shows. my secret dream is to be a judge on the Iron Chef. .

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Senna

The Way of the Web

I watched Senna tonight – the first DVD I’ve bought in a while, and certainly the first I can remember buying on release day for a long, long time.

Ready For Your Facebook Timeline?

Small Business Mavericks

According to John Jantsch , Facebook’s new Timeline will be rolled out to everyone on October 14 (but you can get yours early, he says). I haven’t seen anything yet that says the official date is October 14, but I’ll take his word for it. The question I have for small business owners is, Are you ready? This could be the most important change to Facebook for small business owners since Fan Pages.

4 Essentials to Consider Before Starting Your Next Blog

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Nivin of SecretMarketingPlaybook.com. So, you’ve decided to start a blog? By now I’m sure you would’ve noticed that every man, woman, and their dogs seems to have their very own blog.That leaves you with the unenviable task of answering the ultimate question for any blogger: Why should your audience care? How well you answer the question will be a strong determinant on how successful your blog turns out. And to help you do that, consider these four points carefully.

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Building an experience for your brand, a lesson from Disney

Jeff Esposito

This post contains video, please click here if you cannot view it. Last week, I spent some time in Disney with my wife and noticed a number of things that they do very well that we can all steal from in our day-to-day job functions.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Interview with Community Manager: Shruti Shah Goradia

Social Media Citizens

Shruti Shah Goradia is Social Media Marketing Manager: Content and Community at Kodak.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day BC Cartoon cavemen comic fleas

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