Tue.Mar 15, 2011

Tweet Once More and Lose Your Job

Ari Herzog

Crowley and Gilbert Gottfried were fired this week because of insensitive and tasteless tweets. These aren’t ordinary men. Crowley served as press secretary at the U.S.

Flutter: The New Twitter


Today’s YouTube Tuesday video is the Flutter: The New Twitter mockumentary. Sometimes 140 characters is just too long; nano-blogging is the next big thing. Video URL: [link] ]. What can you say with only 26 characters?

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Social media boosts campaigns | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Using Social Media To Enact 3 Levels Of Social Change

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Jason H. Parker. How much do you know about electronics recycling? Think about this before you Google it, and I’ll bet you’re in roughly the same place I was just four weeks ago.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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The Specialization of Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

Judging from the way people are talking about it, social media analysis is segmenting into at least three subspecialties. As usual, we're using multiple labels that occasionally overlap, so the potential for miscommunication is great.

Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!


Tweet Guest blog written by Iben Larsen, who is a cultural anthropologist and MA in Media Science, based in Copenhagen. She’s p assionate about entrepreneurship, networking, personal and professionel development.

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The Essential Guide to Lucrative Guest Podcasting


This is a guest post by Chris from The Traffic Blogger. Appearing on a podcast is exhilarating, fun and most importantly: easy. All you need is a skype connection and most podcast crews will be able to have you on their show as either a special guest or temporary cohost. 5 Reasons to Guest Podcast.

Google Search Quality Still Lacking After Google Farmer Update

Bill Hartzer

As you are probably aware, Google has been in the media spotlight lately about their search quality. And today, Huffington Post published a blog post titled “ Content is Best Fresh, Not Farmed “ Oh Really?

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.

F-Commerce - Rise Of The Facebook Consumer

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What the Facebook? While visiting Florida last October, I noticed a wall of gift cards near one of the checkout counters at a Target store. Gift cards are big business these days and many retailers are getting in on the action. With all of the options available, one brand really jumped out at me. It was a gift card for Facebook.

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13 Nuggets of Greatness from The Thank You Economy

Convince & Convert

Gary Vaynerchuk went corporate. The wine impressario turned social media superstar hit a home run with his first book Crush It! which encouraged young, hungry entrepreneurs and small businesses to follow their passion.

Welcome to the Fifth Estate Available for Pre-Order

Geoff Livingston

Welcome to the Fifth Estate is now available for pre-order with a release date of May 11! Special thanks to Mashable Editor In Chief Adam Ostrow for writing the forward to Welcome to the Fifth Estate.

Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

How to use Twitter as an effective marketing tool in the midst of all the noise

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Mobile Necessary Now for Brand Relevancy

Geoff Livingston

Pre-order Geoff Livingston’s Welcome to the Fifth Estate today! If you are not preparing your organization for a mobile web , you will lose competitive positioning. Many brands have dabbled and experimented, but have put off mobile media as they struggled to swallow social media.

My chat with Alastair Campbell; will the PM ever engage social media?

Danny WhatMough

Tweet. I had an interesting chat with Alastair Campbell yesterday. Yes, that’s right, THE Alastair Campbell.

Is it Time to Quit Blogging?


Blogging ain’t easy. Just ask the hundreds of bloggers that quit within the first three months. You might have lurked around your favorite blogs and thought that you could do it too, so you started your blog. You’ve now you’ve hit a wall and want to quit. So what do you do? Reflect on why you started. Ask yourself, “why did I begin blogging&# ? You must have an absolute passion for the idea behind your blog.

Closing thoughts on SXSW

Jeff Esposito

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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.

Explore, then find your horizon

Engaging Brand

What will the PR agency of the future look like? #prcadebate

Danny WhatMough

Tweet. A few months ago, I started a small debate on Twitter sparked off by some thinking I’ve been doing recently about PR agencies and how they are structured. This (as these things do) turned into a blog post and got a fair amount of pick up across the industry. I was therefore delighted when the PRCA took up the baton and decided to take the debate offline… That moment has now arrived!

Geek curry night in Peterborough…

The Way of the Web

The belated arrangements for the fourth meetup for ‘ Digital People in Peterborough ‘ have now been announced, and in a change from the pub format, it’s going to be a curry night … I’m still surprised that something I’d mentioned in passing to my good friend @pjeedai and virtual acquintance (at the time) @joffff has turned into a regular meetup which sees 20+ digital people get together for drinks, food and chatting.