Wed.Aug 17, 2011

Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post from Marshall Sponder , author of the newly released Social Media Analytics.

Why This Blog is Hosted with Tubu

Ari Herzog

Screenshot by theloon. Every website must be hosted for you to see it. Purchasing a domain is not enough, for the content must reside somewhere that is connected to the world wide web.

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Studies Determining The Value of a Facebook Fan

Mindjumpers

Tweet At the moment, there is much discussion going on about the actual ROI of a social media presence. Many businesses going social are not sure how to measure their social media efforts and this makes them question how much to invest online.

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Can Your Customers Find Your B2B Industrial Company Online?

PWB Marketing Blog

Quick, type in your company name in Google. What are the search results? Does your company show up for the first listing? It better; if not, you have an SEO problem. But don’t stop there. Check the rest of the search results. Is your Internet presence active or absence?

Social Media Automation 101

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

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What Teaching Teaches Me About Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Yesterday a friend of mine emailed me. He said, “I’m stepping out of my comfort zone. I am teaching a _ class at _ starting this fall. I’ve never taught before. I know you have. Any guidance or tips?&#.

10 Questions To Ask When Stuck In A Rut

Engaging Brand

On podcast 330 I interview the wonderful Michael Gelb on Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci is an enigmatic character who intrigues me as he was both a scientist and an artist. Anyway reading How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci (again!) I wanted to share the following 10 questions.

Coalition Marketing for the Common Good

Geoff Livingston

Image by jdhilger. Just as individual web site owners use affiliate marketing, small and large companies and nonprofits are engaging in teams — coalition marketing — to reach common stakeholder groups. Modern Internet tools have made coalition marketing incredibly simple.

Do You Need A Media Kit?

Small Business Mavericks

Do you have an online media kit? Do you need one? I think, if you are an expert in your niche and you have a website, then you should have a section of your website that is set aside just for the media. Call it a media kit, or call it what you want. But you should have it. I have one and I call it a media kit. Your media kit can be as basic as providing a bio and publishing your press releases to something more dynamic that involves video and multimedia presentations.

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.

The Uphill Battle of Social Media Buy In

Direct Marketing Observations

If you talk at any length to any large corporations these days, they are all excited about the possibilities that social media might bring to their organizations, except that they are scared to death of the risks that social presents.

Specific Targets vs. Sustained Growth: Blogging Goals

ProBlogger

“When you started blogging for money, what amount of traffic were you aiming for?&#. This was a question asked of me recently in conversation by a newer blogger. The reason they asked was that they were wanting to come up with a number to aim for, at which they knew they could become a full-time blogger. As I reflected on the early days of my own entrepreneurial blogging, I realized that I never had a goal like that.

A few social media goodies to check out.

SocialFish

I’m trying to get back into work mode after moving, #ASAE11 and the beach, and Lindy’s barely back from vacation today so I need to not bug her quite yet, so in the meantime here are a few social media goodies I didn’t want you to miss.

Writing for Mobile Blog Readers

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Brian Milne of the BlogHyped Blog Promotion Community. As far as you know, your blog is mobile friendly. You’ve optimized the design for mobile devices using plugins such as WPtouch. You’ve started serving Google mobile ads. Heck, you even have your own mobile app.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day beware of dog Dog Garfield Jim Davis

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Politics & Social Media – The President Joins Foursquare

Firebelly

Barack Obama has long been considered the politician to lead the way with social media. According to a 2008 New York Times article , Obama is the first president to truly understand social media. Thomas Jefferson used newspapers to win the presidency, F.D.R.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day non sequitur Water skiing Wiley Miller

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