Fri.Nov 30, 2012

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 400 million users. via Yahoo. Renren: over 170 million users.

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Your child has come down with a rasping cough. You put on your Dr. Mom hat, jump online and feverishly Google their symptoms, you check social media to see if any of your friend’s children are sick.

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Content Marketing: Hunting The Visual Gold [Infographic]


Amplifying your copy with high quality visuals creates great, engaging content. This is a truth most marketers have already realised. But how should you balance copy vs. visual and how should you define and create this high quality visual ?

24 Free Twitter Header Images

Geoff Livingston

As an amateur photographer nothing makes me happier than giving my photos away so people can use them. This holiday season I reedited 24 of my photos , cropping them to fit your Twitter header image. None of the photos have watermarks, none of them require attribution.

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5 Media Relations Strategies that Help Get Your Brand Story Published

Proactive Report

Remember the days when we read the newspaper over a cup of coffee every morning and watched the evening news on TV? We were quite happy to get our news just once a day. That’s no longer the case. Now we expect to see eye-witness accounts of events as they are occurring.

What do you measure?


I am reposting this very interesting question from Eric Lanke ( originally posted on his blog here ). I would love to hear from you if you have any thoughts on this. This is a true story.

A Ticket To Discovery

Twist Image

At 5:15 am. My car drove alongside the train track down towards the highway heading to the airport for my early morning flight. This train track connects many suburbs to the downtown core of Montreal. It's at the end of my corner and you would never know it. Montreal is known for its subway system (we call it the metro), but it also has these trains. This one track, in particular, is electric.

Got a Higher Logic community? #HUGSF12


Whether you’re just starting out with a Higher Logic community, or have an older community that needs a little boost, come and talk to us on Monday 12/1 at the HUG conference. We’re here to help - and we’ve worked with hundreds of associations.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Facebook Law


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on One Week Left for $10 eBooks from ProBloger.

Harvard Business Review #Fail, Poop Talk and Influence

Jeff Esposito

Good morning and hello winter! I am not sure about where you live, but in New England Ole Man Winter had his coming out party with every morning of the week starting at either below or at freezing.

Blogging the Festive Season


It’s that time of year: the silly season is upon us! Photo by Axel Bührmann on Flickr. The bricks-and-mortar stores have had the Christmas trees and fake Santas up for months … but what’s the blogosphere doing to prepare? The answer depends on who you talk to.

Should You Publish On Sunday?

Small Business Mavericks

When is the best time to publish your content? Publishers and online marketers have debated this for years. It’s a hold over from the old days when it was deemed that Thursday was the best day for your newsletters and sales specials to land in consumers’ mail boxes on Thursday. We don’t live in that world any more. Today, people read their e-mail, RSS feeds, and social media posts when it’s convenient for them.

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Blogging the Festive Season: The Blogger-Consultant-Speaker [Case Study]


Tara Gentile is a blogger and business strategist whose online presence underpins her thriving consulting business at As part of our Blogging the Festive Season series, we asked her how the festive season affects her business and blog. What does preparing for the festive season mean for your business? For me, preparing my blog and business for the holidays means preparing for time off.

Don’t Settle For Social Stats, Get Customer Insights

Convince & Convert

Lisa Joy Rosner, NetBase @lisajoyrosner. Lisa Joy Rosner , CMO of Netbase , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss using social chatter data and insight to understand more about your customers, and as a result, more about your business.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day