Thu.May 12, 2011

Are You a Social Media BarfShiner?

Waxing UnLyrical

Today’s post has been a few months in the making, and a lot of people contributed to it. Now, you’re probably wondering what a “barfshiner&# is.

What’s the future of nonprofits?


Read this book to find out ! We were thrilled to have the chance to interview author David J Neff about his new book with Randal C Moss, The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age. See what you think – and check out the video below too.

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Why Foursquare’s Content Opportunities Are Awesome


No question that Foursquare’s continued usage growth makes it the most talked about location-based services for brands.

Four Facebook Deal types and what they mean for your nonprofit


A survey conducted in February of 2010 by MerchantCircle found that roughly 32% of small businesses are using Facebook Places to market their businesses.

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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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Give Energy to Your Blog Post Titles


Good bloggers write all of their post titles with high energy rates because they want their readers to engage with their content. If you don’t craft a title with a positive, friendly and authoritative attitude, your article will appear bland (a.k.a boring) to potential readers.

Harness The Power Through Likeable Social Media

Saying It Social

Join me, AK Stout and Deb Evans tonight on Social Geek Radio with special guest Dave Kerpen, co-founder and CEO of Likeable Media , an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm.

Are SEO And Link Building The Same Thing?

Small Business Mavericks

There seems to be two major philosophies with regard to link building in the SEO realm. You have SEOs who believe that link building is the most important SEO activity. Then you have SEOs who believe that content development is more important. Of the latter type, there are SEOs who place varying degrees of importance on links. So who’s right? I’m on the side of the content development SEOs. It doesn’t do any good to build links to a web page with no content.

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How Human Should Brands Become in Social Media?


Tweet Since many people have been talking about how brands should be humanized in this era of social media, I have come to think a bit further on the subject. We want our brands to be more human because brands are made of human beings. And that also makes perfect sense!

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.

How to Select a Social Media Agency Partner

PWB Marketing Blog

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Cat Yoga


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup.

Moving People Creates Movements

Twist Image

What is art? It's a question that has been asked for as long as humans have done acts of creativity - from painting on cave walls to the architecture that surrounds us. Music is art and so to is the work that many of us do. While trying to find a true definition for "art" may be more difficult and challenging than one might suspect, I tend to define art as something that moves you. Granted, it's a simplistic viewpoint, but it helps reconcile good art from bad art.

Leverage the Long Tail of Search on Your Blog


This guest post is by Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting. Not getting all the search traffic you would like to get to your blog? One way to improve your results is to tap into long tail search terms to use in your posts.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Evolving on Facebook From Then to Now

Ari Herzog

Reviewing my Facebook history from Day One (which you can learn how to download yourself ), I’ll guess I joined the social networking site in the spring of 2005 shortly after I gained email address in graduate school. The site was devoid of the many features evident today, but I do recall more customizations available than on MySpace which used to be the place to be. Facts from my Facebook past… August 30, 2005: I wrote a message to someone for the first time.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Bomb Squad Bound and Gagged Police Prank


SortPrice Unveils Store Application 2.0 Built on Facebook Platform

Bill Hartzer

13 Reasons Why Jason Shouldn’t be in Email Marketing

Social Email Marketing

It’s Friday the 13th! So, I thought we could have a little fun and share 13 reasons why Jason from the Friday the 13th movies, shouldn’t be an email marketer. Who knows, someone might even pick up some pointers from him…about email marketing that is. Just in case you don’t. Email marketing email marketing Friday the 13th Jason

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.