Tue.Jan 15, 2013

Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan.

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For Global Success: 9 Reasons Why Localization Is Key [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

When it comes to traditional media, brands know the value of doing local promotion. But when it comes to marketing activities on Facebook, brands still focus on global content and don’t see the importance of local activation.

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Think Like Zuck: 5 Secrets of Success of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Ekaterina Walter. There can be few companies that have become part of so many people’s daily lives in such a short space of time as Facebook. Since 2004 it has grown to over one billion users globally, with over half of those logging on daily.

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 3 – SEO

Josh S Peters

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has been around as long as search engines. Over the years it has changed dramatically and now we have social media activity influencing search results in all of the major search engines.

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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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Great Design Removes Technology

Twist Image

Pushing that idea further: great design removes technology. Great design removes all friction. Here's my thinking: we have finally arrived at this magnificent moment in time when technology has removed the technology from technology. No, that is not a typo. Go back and re-read that sentence again.

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Have you the 5 R's in Place for Social Marketing

Engaging Brand

How to start social media marketing can feel overwhelming. Often I deliver business presentations on using social media, but I always start with the foundations.

comScore December 2012 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I try to remember report it here. These are not the actual search engine rankings that you see when you search at a search engine, which are constantly changing.

If You’re Looking Content Creation Moments Are Everywhere

Convince & Convert

Ann Handley, MarketingProfs @marketingprofs.

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.

Measuring Social Media ROI

Akamai Marketing

Stay Akamai: Phew! Here we go another year. Another year of measuring social media ROI. I’ve kicked off a couple with some easy to use, downloadable templates for strategy and KPI. But I really should have done this post before those two.

Social Media Job Opening: Social Media Manager in Dallas Texas

Bill Hartzer

Here at Standing Dog , we have a job opening (an immediate need) for a social media manager. If you have lots of great experience managing social media accounts in the Travel, Real Estate, and Entertainment industries, then you might be interested in applying for this open position.

The Experts’ Views on Content Marketing

ProBlogger

This guest post is by John Abrena of As the Ghost Speaks. There have been a lot of discussions about what works in the realm of online marketing. Many say that massive link building and the quantity of links still matter, while others focus on optimizing their website to its fullest.

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Facebook Announces Facebook Graph Search

Bill Hartzer

In a private, non-publicized press conference held at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Californian, Mark Zuckerberg announced the new Facebook Graph Search , a way to search for things you might like based off what your friends think.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Triple Your Traffic by Guest Blogging for Backlinks [Case Study]

ProBlogger

This guest post is written by Joseph from GuestBloggingTactics.com. Guest blogging is all the rage now; it’s easily the #1 marketing technique used by both individual bloggers and online corporations.

Discover the Words You Use to Describe Me

Ari Herzog

This is a screenshot of words you use to describe me on Twitter lists. Font size equals frequency; more people equate me as a social media professional than a marketing professional or someone who lives in metro Boston, and this is why social and media are the largest words.

Check us out on Pinterest!

SocialFish

Did you know we have a “SocialFishy Stuff” board on Pinterest ? Check it out for our collection of the best infographics from around the interwebs!

Why Have A Facebook Store

Small Business Mavericks

More and more, e-commerce is moving off the traditional onsite store front and moving into social media. Facebook already has several storefront apps, but Constant Contact is recommending another one. Many SEOs and Internet marketers have for years cautioned online merchants about setting up a sales channel apart from their own websites. To be sure, there are dangers in doing so, but there are big pluses as well. I’m not suggesting that you should replace your website.

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.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day

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