Mon.Aug 15, 2011

Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Singlegain has compiled this infographic that compares Facebook with Google+. From the very beginning of its launch, there has been much debate whether Google+ will be an actual threat to Facebook’s dominance on the social media scene.

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Hot Off The Press Social Media Tips

Jason Yormark

Boy it can be a challenge to consistently come up with compelling blog articles, and luckily today, I stumbled across a few real gems I just had to share. My true north is always trying to write things that I feel are helpful and not just blogging to blog.

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Fear and Social Media

SocialFish

During CommPartners’ Social Learning session at #ASAE11, attention turned quickly to social media. Someone asked the perpetual question: “what if someone says something bad about us?”. You could almost hear the groan, the desperate “When will we stop having this conversation?”

Sitelinks: Has Google Rewarded Your Site With Sitelinks Yet?

PWB Marketing Blog

Have you ever noticed those sub-links under a search listing when you do a Google search? Google calls them sitelinks and they appear only for certain websites triggered by certain keywords. Not every website gets them and ones that do reap big benefits.

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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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VIDEO: When You Want to Dance

Ari Herzog

When you want to dance and nobody wants to do it with you, what are you waiting for? Follow in the footsteps of Billy Idol and Robyn ! Oh yeah, these are some weird videos. Thank you for reading!

New Study Finds You Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

The other day I read that higher education consulting firm, Noel-Levitz, found that more than three-quarters of students and parents it surveyed never or only rarely read blogs on college websites. I manage a blog for a mid-sized Canadian University.

3 Reasons To Love Tension

Engaging Brand

To be creative.is to merge together opposite tensions. To merge opposite tensions need to feel comfortable understanding tension. To understand tension you need to feel tension. To feel tension you must learn to see tension not as a problem but as an opportunity. It is an opportunity because.

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How To Effectively Use Facebook Ads For Your Business

The Social Media Incubator

Are you one of the many businesses interested in advertising on Facebook ? If so, you’re clearly not alone. According to figures from eMarketer , Facebook‘s advertising revenue — which does not include revenue for “virtual currencies&# — came to an incredible $1.86 billion earned in 2010. What’s even more remarkable is that the site has only existed for less than eight years.

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.

3 Questions to Ask Before You Publish Your Next Blog Post

ProBlogger

“Warning: this post may cause dizziness.&#. This is not a warning you want to put at the top of a blog post. But guess what? Many should. Because some blog posts leave visitors feeling dizzy and confused. They come in with the intention of either being entertained or learning something. But they leave saying, “What the heck was that?&#. Part of the reason readers feel this way is because the author has “ Lost syndrome.&# What is it exactly?

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 7 Annoying Blogging Personality Disorders. By Laura Click A few months ago, I told you about the annoying social media personality disorders that will kill your ability to be successful on the social web. But guess what?

Melbourne ProBlogger Training Event – Tickets On Sale Now

ProBlogger

If you’re an Aussie, have a blog and are looking to improve it – check out the ProBlogger Training Day that we’re holding in Melbourne on 21 October this year.

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Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Cartoon non sequitur road signs Wiley Miller

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

A rock but no hard place: Dave’s riot of a week

Danny WhatMough

Tweet. Sometimes I do feel sorry for politicians – of all creeds and colours. Sometimes it must feel like a totally thankless job. But sometimes they don’t half make things tough for themselves.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Bound and Gagged Cartoon Juggling

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Your Call To Action: What’s The Point?

Small Business Mavericks

Every piece of effective marketing content ever written has one thing in common. It doesn’t matter if it was writing on a cave wall or a web page with two sentences. There is one piece of every effective marketing content that is absolutely essential. Without it, your marketing content has no chance. That one piece of essential marketing is called a call to action. Its purpose is to spur your reader to a desired action.

FeedBurner vs. Aweber: Do You Really Need an Autoresponder for Your Blog?

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Aman Basanti of Ageofmarketing.com. When it comes to turning casual visitors into regular readers there are two main options—FeedBurner and Aweber. FeedBurner uses Feed-based technology (RSS and Atom) to send updates to your blog subscribers.

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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.