Mon.Nov 07, 2011

Creating Google Plus Business Pages

Janet Fouts

Everybody’s been arguing over the value of Google Plus lately. Some say it’s only for geeks and others say it’s a waste of time. Well, Google just changed the conversation in a big way and just in time.

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

There are a LOT of idiotic corporate terms out there.

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What NOT To Do On Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, we wrote a blog post on what customers expect when they Like a brand on Facebook with the help of different studies.

Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

I really couldn’t think of a better way to end my first week of being self-employed than by attending my favorite conference – BlogWorld Expo in LA!

Social Media Automation 101

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

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The Social Media Death Match

Small Business Mavericks

It’s on. Who’s going to win? Is it Facebook? Twitter? Google+? LinkedIn? YouTube? For about five years now, we have seen social media marketing rise to the top of the Internet marketing practices and become the most important aspect of marketing and branding online. The social media sites themselves are striving to be No. Currently, that position is held by Facebook. But Twitter and Google+ are vying for second place. YouTube isn’t far behind.

Why YouTube Annotations Can Make the Difference Between Viral and Lame

Convince & Convert

Guest post by Andy Harvard, a Marketing Executive at Skeleton Productions, a UK based Internet video production company. YouTube Annotations have always been a hard tool to grasp for both user and viewer. In the early days, YouTube users sometimes used Annotation to spam their viewers.

How Reddit Rocked Stephen Colbert’s World

Geoff Livingston

One might look at the Effectiveness of Celebrity Spokespeople in Social Fundraisers study (sponsored by PayPal for Nonprofits)and draw the conclusion that all celebrity fundraisers are doomed to fail.

How much do you trust your customer?

Engaging Brand

Trust is often seen as the currency of growth, of customer loyalty. But too often the conversation focuses on how to encourage the customer to trust you, yet the first step in this process is often overlooked. The first step is trusting your customer, putting faith in them.

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.

It’s a Book: How Give to the Max Day Could Help Kids Read

Waxing UnLyrical

I love how, when used well, social media can build powerful communities to effect real change and real results. To me, this can be much more impactful when it comes to reaching our end-objectives (which is what we should begin with when we embark on public relations , right?)

10 Steps to Writing Mindfully for Your Blog

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Sean Madden of Mindful Living Guide. These past few months—in my summer and early autumn creative writing classes—I’ve not focused so much on the mindfulness aspect of my teachings. Perhaps this had to do with the energetic pace of summer, which only recently faded here in the South East of England. Just last week autumn seemed finally to arrive and with it the cozy, heartwarming smells of wood and coal smoke rising from the chimneys of local cottages.

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Are you communicating effectively?

Jeff Esposito

This post contains vi deo, please click here if you cannot view. On a recent trip to Barcelona, I was hit in the face with a language barrier and was unable to communicate. This made me do some soul searching at how I communicate with people. So to you I ask how effective are you communicating?

Best Practices Are Evil

SocialFish

When it comes to our businesses, we love industry best practices. We love benchmarking and competitive analysis. We love the feeling we get when we don’t have to reinvent the wheel.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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Workshop: How to set up and manage a social media campaign

Gemma Went

Myself and the wonderful Tiffany St James(who is fast becoming my partner in crime) are running a session entitled ‘How to set up and manage a social media campaign‘ in London this Wednesday with the Guardian. The session is aimed at managers of small to medium-sized businesses and communication managers in the private, public or … Read more. Social Media

Workshop: How to set up and manage a social media campaign

Gemma Went

Myself and the wonderful Tiffany St James(who is fast becoming my partner in crime) are running a session entitled ‘How to set up and manage a social media campaign‘ in London this Wednesday with the Guardian. The session is aimed at managers of small to medium-sized businesses and communication managers in the private, public or … Read more. Social Media