Fri.Feb 17, 2012

Why this PRSA situation is important.

SocialFish

Here is a comment by Ashlyn Brewer to PRSA’s Spin Sucks post which responded to public criticism of the PRSA’s final choices for the new definition of PR: “When I graduated from college in 2010, I was excited to work in “public relations.”

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & HDR Skies

Kikolani

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 kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

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Facebook Goes Public. What now?

SocialFish

This is an amazing slide deck by the always creative Publicis Modem UK with a glimpse into what’s coming, possibly, with regards to Facebook and the role of brands.

Report: Managing personal relationships online

Sherrilynne Starkie

Apparently, Canadians like to use of technology to manage their personal relationships. So much so they tend not to worry about family due to technology advances helping to keep people connected. This is the finding of a report published this week by Rogers (client).

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Show 373 - Hiring for Attitude

Engaging Brand

This weeks The Engaging Brand business and marketing podcast is ready! Talking about social media, leadership and marketing and sponsored today by MozyPro Online Backup : Simple, Automatic & Secure Backup - for special offer try today! Mark Murphy of Leadership IQ joins Anna Farmery to discuss Hiring for Attitude. And why not take the Free Leadership IQ Test ! What is the definition of great people, of a great hire? The top 2 reasons why people fail in their new roles.

Use Social Sharing’s True Motive For Better Traffic

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Shakira Dawud of Deliberate Ink. You’re getting regular traffic, but it’s flatlining. The regular crowd is still with you, but your subscriber base is fluctuating. And you’ve noticed you’re not being shared on social media very often. If you were to ask, you’d hear all kinds of reasons why, but I guarantee you the basis of all of them is always personal.

Has Social Media Gone Mainstream for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

A recent USA Today article claims that “Small businesses use social media to grow”and quotes Smashburger ’s Jeremy Morgan, Senior VP of marketing and consumer insights as saying, “Social media is an opportunity for us to engage with consumers and have a conversation, which is different than paid media, when you’re just shouting through a bullhorn.”. But is it right for small businesses?

Are You Using A Call To Action To Boost Social Media Followers?

Small Business Mavericks

If you’re in business and you have an website, then I hope you’re familiar with call to action components. If not, then you’re missing a huge business opportunity. Call to action components can be anything from a well written text link to a button or graphic. They are often the key components of a page when it comes to generating sales. The same principle can be used to build social media follows.

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.

#myBootcamp Update: Halfway There

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s been a few months since I gave you an update on how I’m doing when it comes to my wellness goals. And I know you’re just dying to hear…!

Has Social Media Gone Mainstream for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

A recent USA Today article claims that “Small businesses use social media to grow”and quotes Smashburger ’s Jeremy Morgan, Senior VP of marketing and consumer insights as saying, “Social media is an opportunity for us to engage with consumers and have a conversation, which is different than paid media, when you’re just shouting through a bullhorn.”. But is it right for small businesses?

The Empowered Consumer Needs An Empowered CPG

Direct Marketing Observations

Brian Solis from Altimeter Group used the term empathetic business models in a recent blog post titled, A Critical Path for Customer Relevance, Part 1 , and though it sounds good and I would like for all businesses to “be” that in the end. I prefer not to use it to describe an ideal business model, as much as I think it’s more of an idealistic business model, and I think he knows this.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Blackbird Cartoon Cat comic

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.