Tue.Jul 05, 2011

Google+ Tips and Tricks

Janet Fouts

This post is meant to be a getting started guide for those of us who got an invite and are now wondering how to use Google+. If you’re looking for an overview of Google+ check out Part 1 of this post: Google+ and World Domination. Start with your Google Profile.

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Why do People Engage With Brands Socially (Infographic)

Mindjumpers

Tweet Most businesses design a Facebook page and a Twitter profile as a part of their social media strategy. But it is also a good idea to think what attracts people to your brand on these social media channels.

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10 Short Sentences That Sum Me Up

Jason Yormark

I’ve had a hell of a time writing regularly on my blog, and I finally decided to get a little help in the matter by subscribing to Chris Brogan’s Blog Topics.

Who Will Buy Your.Brand Domain

Ari Herzog

How many companies are willing to spend up to $200,000 to purchase their own domain? The historical fare of.com,net, or.org domains is not at stake here — but a new group of domains that are determined by each purchaser.

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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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3 Creative Tools For Power Twitter Users

TwiTip

There are a lot of tools for Twitter out there. We’ve all heard of the big ones: that’s not what this post is going to entail. What I’d like to dive into are some creative tools for Twitter that I haven’t seen a lot of people use, and that you can start to implement so you’ll be ahead of the pack! Posting Statuses To Twitter At The Perfect Time – Timely.is. You might never have stopped to think about this, but… are you tweeting at the right time?

Twitter Tip: What is a hashtag (#) on Twitter?

Absolute PA

Lucy asks me a question on Twitter. My Twitter buddy @LucyBakerMakeup asked me a question about hashtags (see above) so here’s a quick #101. A hashtag groups tweets together on a particular subject.

What Happens When Leadership Starts Saying “Yes”

Waxing UnLyrical

[Ed: I'm on vacation. Here's the second of a week's worth of guest posts.]. No one tells you. how fast things will move once leadership is on board with social media. There are two similes I draw on when I have to describe this scenario to someone. Which one I use depends on the company I’m in.

Facebook Offers In-Browser Skype Chat

Small Business Mavericks

I said it was going to happen. Of course, it happened sooner than I thought it would. But I’m more than pleased to announce that my prediction was correct. Facebook is now offering Skype video chat. WebProNews reported the news over the weekend. So what’s this mean for small businesses? Imagine this: Suppose you were able to embed a Skype button onto your business page at Facebook so that people who view your page could contact you via Skype in real time. No need to Like the page.

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.

Attention Businesses: Study Finds Majority of People Conduct Research Online

PWB Marketing Blog

Does your website make a good impression? Let’s hope so, because more and more people are using the Internet to research products and services. Nearly 60% of Americans perform online research before making a purchase decision. And the number two online activity is using a search engine to find information. So it’s likely your website stands a good chance of being a prospect’s “first impression”. You only get one chance to make a first impression, and you want that impression to be a good one.

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The Commonsense Time-saver We All Missed

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Stephen Guise of Deep Existence. You’ve been wasting time in the blogging process, whether you know it or not. When I reveal this simple idea, it will figuratively smack you in the face with its clear benefits. It’s not that your current method is bad.

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Attention Businesses: Study Finds Majority of People Conduct.

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Defining a Silo Buster

Net-Savvy Executive

I recently saw a job description that tells me I'm not the only one looking for the value that's lost when analytical methodologies keep to themselves. Change a few key words, and it becomes something that a lot more organizations could use. Maybe yours?

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Launch, a video book review

Jeff Esposito

A few weeks back, Wiley sent me over a copy of Michael Stelzner’s latest book Launch (Amazon link) to review for my blog. While I initially thought the book would be on social media since I know Stelzner from his blog Social Media Examiner , I can safely sat that I was wrong. The book was more of a manual for small business owners to build up their business via strategic content, below is my full review: Book Review Michael Stelzner Small Business Social Media Examiner

What’s in a crowdsourcing….

The Way of the Web

I was going to write an eloquent and heartfelt post regarding everything that’s wrong about the attempt by Golley Slater to rebrand by a hamfisted attempt at ‘crowdsourcing’ – another example why really we should be stricter about how the term is used, and why co-collaboration should probably replace it. But then I spotted the always interesting Andrea Phillips had beaten me to is on her blog, Deus Ex Machinatio.

Twitter Lists: Are They Useful?

yMarketingMatters

“What’s the benefit? Should I even bother?” ” I often get asked this by SMB owners and my clients. Twitter lists are really useful! They help you organize the people you follow (and don’t follow) into a specific “group” and when you click to view a list, you’ll see a stream of Tweets from all. Social Media Management Tools Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter social media Social Media Management

Why the word - 'word' - is unique!

Engaging Brand

Yes it is a 'nice' thing to do. Yes, it can be a learning experience. But if you still feel it is a touchy feely thing, I believe you are misguided and here's why. The only word which describes itself is.word. That is vitally important because every other word is describing something else.it

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.

Breaking the Rules…

SocialFish

Our article on associations Breaking the Rules for Open Community made the cover story of Associations Now – whoo hoo! Can’t wait to get my hard copy in the mail… Here’s the summary: Web 2.0

Why Your Blog Isn’t Making Money

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Moon Hussain of Experiments In Passive Income. This post comes from the bottom of my heart. After coming in like a cowgirl blogging newbie and failing with making money online with my blog, I have figured out what lead to my blog bringing in $0.00 most months.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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