Mon.Mar 21, 2011

The Challenge of Authenticity in Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Erica Holt. How easy is it, really, to be authentic online? I’ve been thinking about this since Shonali’s thought-provoking post a few weeks back about how to social network smartly by being yourself online.

How to Easily Remove Any Facebook Application


Facebook, center of the online universe. As the single most popular social networking website ever created, it has become a major hub for communication between friends, family, colleagues and even strangers from across the world.

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How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing

Viper Chill

This guide is going to reveal the concept of Email Blogging, a strategy which I personally think is one of the easiest and most profitable ways to make money online. The idea behind Email Blogging actually came to me by mistake. A total accident.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads


Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 1 In 10 Friends Notice Your Facebook Wall Posts. By Jackie Cohen Now this one-in-ten result comes from groveling for likes.

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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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Twitter’s Black Friday Signals an Exit Strategy


Friday, March 11, 2011 was a black day in Twitter history. On that day, Twitter announced that they don’t want anyone to make any more third-party Twitter clients.

Memolane’s Success at SXSW


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. You can follow her on Twitter at @ibeniben.

The story of #ideas11…


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IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time?

Small Business Mavericks

If you are going to do business online, then it makes sense to use online communications tools. Right? One of the most primitive online communications tools is instant messaging. It's been around almost as long as the Internet itself

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.

Is Email Marketing a Conversionation?

Social Email Marketing

An ongoing discussion in the industry regards whether or not email marketing can be a conversation. The notion that it should be a conversation has quickly evolved into what almost amounts to a philosophy for some. You will hear some very smart people evangelize this way of doing things. I suspect. Email marketing

Facebook will not replace websites

Jeff Esposito

Over the past few weeks, I have seen chatter suggesting that Facebook fan pages will replace websites for companies and individuals. Stephen Haines of Facebook notes , “companies’ interactions with their customers could take place so often on Facebook that company websites would fall by the wayside,” but I am not buying it.

Overcoming Blogger Fright


“I don’t think I have what it takes to put myself ‘out there’ every day.&#. “Who would want to read what I have to say?&#. “Do you ever get used to the fact that strangers are reading what you write?&#. “I don’t think I have enough ego to do this!&#. These statements—and others like them—are pretty typical sentiments that I hear from many new bloggers whose main barrier to blogging comes down to self-doubt, shyness or … Blogger Fright.

Why don’t Facebook fans like us anymore?

The Way of the Web

Some interesting research coming from ExactTarget , including this, picked up via SeventySeven.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Aussies: Win a Trip to Africa to Blog for Good


It’s been a couple of weeks since I returned home from my Tanzanian Blogging for Social Good trip.

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How I Set Up My Business: Woman & Home Magazine feature

Absolute PA

Mastering the Moments that Matter


This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja—a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! Ask any seasoned marketer which is easier—finding new customers, or selling to existing ones—and you’ll always hear the same answer: it’s easier to sell to people who’ve already bought from you.

Show 326 - Ideas that mean business

Engaging Brand

Show 326 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. Jack Nadel is one of those rare people who has retained the passion for business for over 65 years - that's right over 65 years! Jack is now late into his 80's and has just written a book to share his business wisdom called Use what you have to get what you want.

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.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Facebook non sequitur Wiley Miller

The HB477 Working Group and Making Utah a Little More Open

Stay N' Alive

The press release just went out. I'm going to be joining the Utah State Senate-sponsored working group, aiming to bring Utah's open records laws into the 21st century.

Twitter is a toddler

Jeff Esposito

Earlier today, Twitter turned the ripe old age of five. Now I have been using the network for three years now and it almost seems like yesterday that I jumped on the service. Many people ask me why I do it and to be honest I am addicted to the real-time engagement. Whether it’s manning the corporate account or hopping in chats, Twitter allows me to constantly connect with people and learn without having to be in a classroom.