Wed.Apr 04, 2012

Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]

SocialFish

The Community Roundtable’s essential 2012 State of Community Management Report is out. This report is a must read every year. Run, do not walk, to go download it. It’s free.

Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger

Ari Herzog

On the heels of my popular advice why some people suck at emailing me requests to publish their guest blog posts, I received a message with the following subject line: Professional Copywriting for Sci Fi Talk. My first instinct was a recruiter found my resume on one of the online job boards where I posted it with my desire to work in social media marketing , and that this person wanted me to write articles for a science fiction website. Alas, no. Howdy Ari, I hope you’re keeping well.

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SEO For Small Business – Are You Getting The Most Out Of Old Links?

Small Business Mavericks

If you have been online for several years, you will probably have quite a lot of content published on website. This will certainly be true if you have a blog. Have you ever deleted anything from your site – old web pages, old blog posts? They may never have received much in the way of traffic, yet they may still carry inbound links. A link to a 401 page (page not found error) is not a good look, especially when you can redirect links to those old pages to other pages on your site.

2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, a report called “How Marketers Are Using Social Media To Grow Their Businesses” was released by Social Media Examiner. The report uncovers the “who, what, where, when and why” of social media marketing.

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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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The Case for Content Curation

blog.openviewpartners.com

OpenView. Our Story. Google Currents. LinkedIn. Twitter. Facebook. Subscribe to RSS. Email Updates Sign-up. Product. Customers. Sales & Marketing. Recruitment. Management. VC & Startup. Curation-ism, Part 1: The Case for Content Curation. 7 days ago by Jonathan Crowe.

6 High-Converting Areas To Add An Email Sign-Up Form & Build Your List

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Ricardo Bueno. We all want more email subscribers. The question is, how do you get them? Aside from creating high quality, compelling content, you need to promote your email sign-up form so readers know where to go to sign up.

Colgate has 32 varieties of toothpaste. ‘Why’ does it exist?

Danny WhatMough

Book review: “ Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action ” by Simon Sinek. Thirty years ago, Colgate had two brands of toothpaste. Today, it has 32, excluding the four they make for children.

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Backup. Restore. Protect

The Way of the Web

It may have been April Fools Day on Sunday, but it was actually Saturday March 31 that held all the ironic humour for me this year. That’s because it was ‘World BackUp Day’ (unfortunately the site appears to be down right now!),

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.

3 Tips on Making Presentations Shine!

Engaging Brand

One of my favourite business books over the last year has been Resonate by Nancy Duarte. You can listen to our podcast on presentations here. Well true to form Nancy continues to revolutionise they way we present.with the launch of Diagrammer. If like me you struggle to make professional, simple diagrams.then look no further.this is a truly beautiful site and you can download any diagram you can think of.and more! This quote from Nancy illustrates the concept of the site.

Think Narrow and Harness the Power of UnPopular

Convince & Convert

Excerpt of my interview with Erika Napoletano. Transcription services from our friends at Speechpad. For full conversation, watch the video!

How to Pitch Your Dream Company for a Win/Win/Win Blogging Collaboration [Case Study]

ProBlogger

Recently at a parenting blogger conference here Melbourne, I was listening to a panel discussion on business models when Aussie blogger—Laney from Crash Test Mummy —made a statement that connected strongly with my own recent experience.

4 Talking Animal Apps for iPhones

Idaconcpts

Talking Animal apps are like the electronic equivalent of the pet rock.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger

Ari Herzog

On the heels of my popular advice why some people suck at emailing me requests to publish their guest blog posts, I received a message with the following subject line: Professional Copywriting for Sci Fi Talk. My first instinct was a recruiter found my resume on one of the online job boards where I posted it with my desire to work in social media marketing , and that this person wanted me to write articles for a science fiction website. Alas, no. Howdy Ari, I hope you’re keeping well.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Cartoon comic Peeps

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