Thu.Mar 22, 2012

10 Email Sins You Must Stop Committing Right Now

Almost Savvy

Email. Whether we like it or not, it is part of our lives. We love it when it’s easy and when others use it in a way that works for us. The rest of the time, we hate it. And when we hate it, we really hate it.

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Toon Time: No Unicorns Allowed

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).

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IMPORTANT: what’s in store for associationTECH now Posterous is going to die?

SocialFish

This post is for all of you who have contributed to or subscribed to the community blog, associationTECH. You may have heard that Twitter has bought Posterous , the platform the blog is on right now. Today we are welcoming a very talented group from Posterous to Twitter.

Beware Of Bombarding People With Facebook & Twitter Ads

Firebelly

Upstream’s 2012 Digital Advertising Attitudes Report revealed that 66% of adults feel they’re being exposed to too many ads on Facebook and Twitter. One in five online Americans even said they would stop using a company’s product or service if they were subjected to too much advertising. Additional findings are displayed in their Consequences of Digital Ad Bombardment infographic.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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The Wienermobile: Merging a Classic Brand with Social Media and Consumer Engagement

Socialized

I was reminiscing about the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile (I had a scale model when I was a kid), so I did some exploring and found the company is (wisely) still making very active use of this iconic vehicle, which is so much a part of its brand. Oscar-Mayer has brilliantly leveraged

What is the Business Model of the Future?

Engaging Brand

Crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, social media, additive manufacturing.all business ideas that is changing the way a business model is created today. All ideas that seem faddy, but in reality are shifting the traditional business model. Consumers are moving to a position where they don't need us as much! They can have an idea.and print it out.be it a case for an iPhone , a human kidney or the worlds first printed plane!

Who You Should Be Online

Ari Herzog

Photograph by Anita Patterson. The following is written by Alex Cortez. In an industry that is centered around building relationships, real estate is a prime candidate for social media success.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 8 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Ian Greenleigh , the Manager of Content and Social Strategy for Bazaarvoice. Read on for insights from Ian,, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: an UNstat!).

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.

Get More Comments: How Honesty Compels Readers to Comment

ProBlogger

There’s one technique for soliciting comments that hasn’t been covered explicitly this week, although we’ve shown it through each of the posts we’ve published in this series. What is that technique? Being honest. When we approached the bloggers who wrote posts for the series, we told them we really wanted to hear their favorite technique or secret tip.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 8 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Ian Greenleigh , the Manager of Content and Social Strategy for Bazaarvoice. Read on for insights from Ian,, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: an UNstat!).

Going off the record, over sharing, Red Cross & State of Media

Jeff Esposito

This week seemed like a whirlwind that at times wouldn’t end and then poof it was Thursday night and I was celebrating the last day of the work week. Today I’ll be packing up our stuff for a trip to Jersey for Megatron (AKA Baby Espo) to see his grandparents for the first time in a while.

What is the Business Model of the Future?

Engaging Brand

Crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, social media, additive manufacturing.all business ideas that is changing the way a business model is created today. All ideas that seem faddy, but in reality are shifting the traditional business model. Consumers are moving to a position where they don't need us as much! They can have an idea.and print it out.be it a case for an iPhone , a human kidney or the worlds first printed plane!

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Good Campaigns Can Evolve into Great With Optimization

Puzzle Marketer

At any given time, you can choose from an infinite amount of ways to spend your time and marketing dollars. Marketers, and people in general, get caught up in always trying to accomplish more and more. What they end up doing in most cases is spreading themselves too thin. Multitasking isn’t productive when you split your focus between goals or objectives. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, but take the time to optimize.

10 Email Sins You Must Stop Committing Right Now

Almost Savvy

Email. Whether we like it or not, it is part of our lives. We love it when it’s easy and when others use it in a way that works for us. The rest of the time, we hate it. And when we hate it, we really hate it.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Annoying Cartoon comic Four Horsem en non sequitur Wiley Miller

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10 Email Sins You Must Stop Committing Right Now

Almost Savvy

Email. Whether we like it or not, it is part of our lives. We love it when it’s easy and when others use it in a way that works for us. The rest of the time, we hate it. And when we hate it, we really hate it.

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.

How to (Easily) Increase Your ROI by 42%

Bill Hartzer

Guest Post by Matt Powers. As an internet marketer, the primary function of your job is to drive high quality traffic to your site, with the ultimate goal of converting that traffic to either a sale, completed lead form, newsletter subscription or some other conversion point. So for your site to generate more revenue, you need more relevant traffic, right? Not necessarily.

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