Fri.Oct 21, 2011

The Art Of Having Thick Skin aka Twitter Purge Follow Up

Jason Yormark

Well, nobody is perfect. Was unfollowing everyone and starting over a good idea? Probably remains to be seen.

YES YOU CAN Measure Social Media

Akamai Marketing

Even though I am a creative at heart, so it strikes a lot of people as strange that I’m caught so often discussing measurement and analytics. Here’s the thing: I’m also strategic and an activator.

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The Art Of Having Thick Skin aka Twitter Purge Follow Up

Jason Yormark

Well, nobody is perfect. Was unfollowing everyone and starting over a good idea? Probably remains to be seen.

Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps

Idaconcpts

Travel used to be so dangerous and maybe it still is. At least you can take along a comforting digital security blanket in the form of any of these 4 travel apps for the iPhone.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Monkey

Kikolani

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 kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

Google has announced it will make a number of changes to Google Reader ‘in the next week’, and by the looks of it, they’re going to break a great existing product and tool which is used by a lot of professionals to be able to shoehorn some extra interaction into Google+. Normally, I’d advise waiting and seeing what the changes are to a product before complaining, but the post on the official Google blog gives enough information to be really, really worrying.

Winning Workplaces

Twist Image

Isn't is amazing how a work environment affects both productivity and general health? As someone who loves the work that I do, I often struggle when people moan and complain about their work environment. From the chairs they sit on to the desks they sit at, to the structure of the physical environment to the physical location of the building. It goes on to the types of phones that are used and the pens that are provided to write with.

What's the fuss with Google+? | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #70

Twist Image

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

Is SEO Just Natural Language?

Small Business Mavericks

If you listen to some search engine optimization professionals , SEO is dead – if it was ever alive. But I don’t think so even if you consider that a lot of it is really natural language in disguise. Let me explain. The best thing you can do for your website content is write it in natural language mode. That is, don’t focus on keywords. Just write like you would normally write or talk. You will rank for key terms related to your niche if you do that.

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Countdown to Give2TheMaxDay

SocialFish

Have you marked your calendar – November 9 – for Give2TheMax Day? Here are just a few MORE of the nonprofits you can help in this massive one-day regional fundraising effort. Mobile Med .

What’s the right grammatical voice for your web site?

Socialized

Choosing the right grammatical person for your web site will support your brand and convey the right message to customers and prospects. The grammatical person is the perspective from which your copy is written. The most popular of these are: First person singular ("I"): I have 20 years experience in corporate communications

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Search Engine Marketing Tool Review: SEM Rush

Bill Hartzer

Many internet marketers are familiar with the SEOQuake plugin for Firefox which helps you find out the demographics of various keywords, and domains.

CPC 9

ReCAPTCHA – It’s Like CAPTCHA, But Helping The World

Firebelly

I’ll be upfront here. ReCAPTCHA has been around for quite a while. I’ve noticed it around everywhere and thought it was just some generic CAPTCHA plugin that was being used on many websites. Then I noticed the tagline: “Stop spam. Read books.”

Make Your Blog the Event of the Year (and have People Clamor to Attend)

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Tea, The Word Chef. Admit it: the last time you had important company over was the last time you really cleaned your house. Whether it was a visit from your mother, or a group of friends for a dinner party, you paid extra close attention to making things presentable for your guests. And if you’re even a bit neurotic (like me), you caught yourself worrying about the littlest things. Like that spot on the carpet, or the dust on the baseboards.

Show 356 - Why Companies Could Become Irrelevant

Engaging Brand

Show 356 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. .

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.

ReCAPTCHA – It’s Like CAPTCHA, But Helping The World

Firebelly

I’ll be upfront here. ReCAPTCHA has been around for quite a while. I’ve noticed it around everywhere and thought it was just some generic CAPTCHA plugin that was being used on many websites. Then I noticed the tagline: “Stop spam. Read books.”

Social Media App: Virtual Contact Twitter Application

Bill Hartzer

I recently sat down with the folks at eMarketing group, the makers of the Virtual Contact Twitter app. The following are notes from our discussions. Virtual Contact takes all the functionalities one would expect from the Twitter platform and takes them a step further.

Content is worthless

Socialized

Content is worthless, or at least a lot of it is. The next time someone tells you "content is king," or, "we need someone to create content," show them this picture and remind them that this yellow drum contains content. Quality Content In fact, content is a noun meaning "something that is

Viva la Espana

Jeff Esposito

Hey everyone hope you had a great week and are looking forward to the weekend. By the time you read this week’s edition of Five for Friday , I’ll be somewhere over the Atlantic on my way back home to Boston.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.