Tue.Nov 27, 2012

How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

We recently ran a post covering the Facebook-powered sock insurance program from Betabrand, maker of geek chic such as the Executive Pinstripe Hoodie and the Nauseating Holiday Pants.

Bookmark: The Ultimate Social Media Image Size Guide


This is it; what you have been waiting for. Bookmark this page, and send lots of thanks and good vibes over to Dan Wilkerson and Luna Metrics for this: The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet. Also check over there for updates!).

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The Importance of Content Marketing When Building SEO Strategies [Infographic]


Earlier this month, Mai wrote an article about why you should put content marketing at the heart of your brand strategy , in which she gives a summary of the importance of content marketing for your brand.

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Driving Successful Entrepreneurship: Passion, Perseverance and Persistence


When you look at most successful entrepreneurs, you discover three overriding traits – passion, perseverance and persistence – The Three Ps. They have a deep passion for what they are doing and keep at it until they achieve their goals. This inner drive, rather than the desire to make money, is the most critical component of their success. Think of Edison, Jobs, Dell, Hewlett and Packard, who all started out simply doing something they felt compelled to do.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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22 Twitter Pearls from Day 1 of #SMWF

Harp Interactive

The Social Media World Forum is underway today and will go on through tomorrow in New York. This conference has entered its third year and continues to provide top-level strategic advice and social media marketing insight.

$10 eBooks from ProBlogger for 10 Days Only


I hope you got everything you wanted from the Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals that went out last week. The good news is that great deals for bloggers isn’t over just yet.

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Is Long Content Better?

Small Business Mavericks

Recent Google algorithm updates – specifically, Panda and Penguin – targeted low value content, and some people think it took a hit out on short form content. In fact, a lot of websites with short content lost rankings for important keywords they were targeting. Was there a reason for that? In truth, a lot of that short content was duplicate content across a website. For instance, shopping carts with product descriptions were almost verbatim except for the name of the products.

SxSW Success Begins Now

Geoff Livingston

I closed more than $500,000 worth of consulting deals from the past four SxSW interactive festivals. Every year has produced at least one new successful business relationship, making the event a must attend for me.

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.

Better Late Than Never: Oct. 16 #measurePR transcript

Waxing UnLyrical

Editor’s note: I had to laugh when I read Jen Zingsheim’s qualifier at the start of this post. She apologizes for doing the recap late… yet here I am, posting it more than a month since this chat took place!

Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? [7 Things I Know About Making Money from Blogging]


Every now and again I am pulled aside at a conference or am emailed and/or tweeted by someone wanting to get the “real” scoop on whether it is possible to make money blogging. Is it really possible to make a living from blogging?

4 Ways Mobile Impacts SEO

Convince & Convert

Internet marketers are always looking for ways to leverage search engines, and search engines are always looking for ways to make search fair. This means that the dynamics of search are constantly changing.

All ProBlogger are $10 for the Next 10 Days Only


Today is my 10th anniversary of starting blogging and to celebrate I’m offering all ProBlogger eBooks at just $10 each – that’s a 50-90% saving on their normal price. 10 Years of Blogging.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.