Fri.Oct 14, 2011

How the Top 50 Nonprofits Use Social Media

SocialFish

A great infographic from Craig Newmark and Rad Campaign. Read more about it here. The data is based on the top 50 nonprofits by income as per the Nonprofit Times. Click to enlarge

Twitter Direct Messages Are Useless

Jason Yormark

I want to be able to use DMs in Twitter, but really it’s such a vast wasteland of spam that it’s practically impossible to do. While I have a column for my DMs setup in Hootsuite, it’s really just for the rare chance that I may actually catch a legitimate message here and there.

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Using Content, Conversation, Value And Trust To Build Community

Firebelly

Without trust there is no “real” community. Community at work… Image Credit: STAN HONDA – AFP/Getty Images . Community is an over-used word these days. Perhaps, it’s more accurate to say that there is a community continuum.

Confused About Facebook Changes? (Free Webinar)

Almost Savvy

While it may seem that David Bowie is referring to Facebook when he sings, “Ch, ch, ch, ch, changes.” ” I’m pretty sure he had something else in mind.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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What Would Mickey Measure?

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m going to Disney World! OK, I’m not really going to Disney World. I am, however, headed to Orlando, Fla., tomorrow, for PRSA’s 2011 International Conference. I love this conference.

What Kind Of Marketer Are You?

Twist Image

Are you a marketing professional or an advertising professional? The majority of marketing professionals that I meet aren't really marketing professionals at all. The majority of them are advertising professionals. While it's easy to confuse the two, the systematic ghettoization of Social Media and how Digital Marketing gets rolled into the more general advertising initiatives are clear indications that we're not taking the opportunity to do something truly unique all that seriously at all.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kitten Dance

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

Ignoring Twitter = Loss On Noninvestment

Socialized

A recent study from Maritz Research / Evolve24 found that 70% of companies ignore customer complaints on Twitter. Many are citing this as evidence that these companies "just don't get it," but I'd rather see it as a huge opportunity for those companies who are not participating. Anyone looking for

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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.

How To Find Blog Content: The ONLY Source You Will Ever Need

Absolute PA

If you write a business blog I bet you run out of article ideas sometimes. So how would you like a steady stream of topics that you could always call on? And, supposing you could be absolutely certain that these blog topics would be of interest to your customers, clients and prospects too?

Show 355 - Managing Talent

Engaging Brand

Show 355 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. .

How Many Share Buttons Should You Use?

Small Business Mavericks

When it comes to website design , one factor that bears a little forethought is how many share buttons, and which share buttons, you should use on your site. The fact that share buttons are a necessary component to effective web design these days doesn’t go questioned. Pretty much all web designers agree that share buttons add value to any web design. But what designers might disagree on is how many buttons are necessary and which ones should be prominently displayed.

6 Lessons I Learned Selling a $50,000 Website

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Chris The Traffic Blogger. My hands were shaking like crazy and I had to focus very hard on entering my bank account information correctly. Just minutes prior a buyer had been approved for my website on Flippa (see the actual auction page here ), and I had to somehow manage to calm down to fill out my escrow payment options. The bid was an astonishing $50,000! Yeah, that amount was almost enough money for the down payment and closing costs of my first home combined.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Confused About Facebook Changes? (Free Webinar)

Almost Savvy

While it may seem that David Bowie is referring to Facebook when he sings, “Ch, ch, ch, ch, changes.” ” I’m pretty sure he had something else in mind.

Confused About Facebook Changes? (Free Webinar)

Almost Savvy

While it may seem that David Bowie is referring to Facebook when he sings, “Ch, ch, ch, ch, changes.” ” I’m pretty sure he had something else in mind.