Fri.May 04, 2012

8 Tips for Using QR Codes in Marketing

Idaconcpts

QR codes are a good way to get consumers involved, to keep them engaged and interested in what you have to offer. Here are 8 tips for using QR codes in your marketing campaign. Use QR Codes for Contact Information.

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The Impact of the Social Customer: Changing Your Organization from the Inside Out

SocialFish

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Digital Marketing Puzzle – #8889

Puzzle Marketer

For a fun Friday brain teaser, PuzzleMarketer.com brings you a puzzle using terms out of our digital marketing glossary. See how quickly you can guess what the images below are identifying. Check back every Friday for a new advertising puzzle to solve. Are you stumped?

Toon Time: All Hands on [Tweet]Deck

Waxing UnLyrical

Erin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Ditch the Gimmicks for Blessings

Shift Digital

There are so many contests being run through social media these days it kind of makes me nauseous. Like our page, retweet our message, share, vote, comment, follow…it’s exhausting! And for what? To gather followers who only like your brand to get something from you? What’s more is even if you enter one of these contests, you hardly ever hear of someone actually winning it, let alone any of the gold mine of content that would go along with the winners experience.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chinchilla Love

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

Which social network would you quit?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you had to quit one social network, which would it be? This is my most-answered Facebook question ever posed with 57 people taking the time to register a vote. Unfortunately for Pinterest , the newest platform of all is the one that folks say they would quit first, with 22 people singling it out.

Alicia speaks at Association of Business Psychologists Conference

Absolute PA

I’m very excited about my next speaking engagement at the Association of Business Psychologists Conference 2012. The ABP is a charity that represents business psychology by actively championing the benefits of the use of psychology in the workplace.

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.

Have You Been Hit By Either The Panda Or The Penguin?

Small Business Mavericks

Google has been reworking search algorithms for years, however, they have been coming thick and fast recently, and Google I’m sure has taken great pleasure in applying names to them. Earlier in the year we had the Panda update that hit poor quality sites and recently we had the Penguin update that is said to hit spammy websites.

Ditch the Gimmicks for Blessings

Shift Digital

There are so many contests being run through social media these days it kind of makes me nauseous. Like our page, retweet our message, share, vote, comment, follow…it’s exhausting! And for what? To gather followers who only like your brand to get something from you? What’s more is even if you enter one of these contests, you hardly ever hear of someone actually winning it, let alone any of the gold mine of content that would go along with the winners experience.

The Learning Circle

Engaging Brand

Learning is a constant drive of mine.there is so much too learn and so little time! An important business tip from my good old Dad was. Learning is great.it's s great to read, great to watch, great to listen.but learning is only complete when you take action. Reading is just reading without putting it into practice". So question.as you end the week.ask yourself. What have you learned? But then what action have you taken to truly complete the learning circle. Learning

Weekend Project: Research the Audience You Want … but Don’t Have

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Logan Marshall of the Free Life Project. When I was starting out online, there was something that drove me absolutely crazy. It infuriated me. It made me want to punch a dozen newborn kittens. Okay not really, but it got me mad. Real mad. What am I talking about?

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #98

Twist Image

93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Getting out of the echo chamber, dog fights and social profiling

Jeff Esposito

Man this has been a stressful week. This stress has been more hme related than work related as Megatron AKA Baby Espo is having surgery bright and early today.

Weekend Project: Get to Know Your Audience

ProBlogger

Many of the bloggers I speak to tell me about their audiences. They know their ages, their locations, and how often they visit and comment on their blogs. But as we all know, there’s a wealth of other information that we can access about our blogs’ readers. But actually getting hold of that information, and then using it to build out our understanding of our readers in a helpful way can be difficult.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day

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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.