Fri.Aug 26, 2011

Optimizing Twitter For Paper.li

Small Business Mavericks

Have you heard of Paper.li ? It’s a new social curation tool that allows anyone to start their own online newspaper, except that the “news&# one prints isn’t original content. Despite that weakness, however, it’s becoming very popular. What Paper.li does is take links sent out through Twitter and curates them into one news source according to the publisher’s preferences. It works something like this. At 8:00 a.m.

The Invisible Rock Stars

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Best Wedding Video Ever

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.

Don't Forget To Be Human

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Technology makes it easy to. Say "no." " Ignore somebody. Speak your mind without looking someone in the eyes. Be "off the cuff." " Quit. Be greedy. Spam people. Be rude. Blow someone off. Close yourself off from the opinions of others. Don't let technology makes us less human. We've had a tough week. From countries falling and people starving to weather warnings to seeing people we admire call it a day.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Reflections on Brand Advocates & Social Influence

Mindjumpers

Tweet When we’re talking about a business managing a social media presence – or several for that matter, we’re beginning to hear more about brand advocates. But who are they – and why are these people so important to your business?

Key to Creating B2B Social Content That Engage Audiences

PWB Marketing Blog

Probably the number one thing that keeps social media managers up at night is thinking about how to create content that engages audiences and gets people to interact. How do you get Facebook fans and Twitter followers excited and look forward to what you have to say? How do you get people to share your content, leave comments on your business blog, and get busy executives to interact with you?

State of the Word – from WordPress

SocialFish

This post has been reprinted from its original appearance on associationTECH. Thought you might enjoy this State of the Word address from Matt Mullenweg of WordPress. There’s a concise history of WordPress, and some interesting survey results from the site that boasts it’s running every 22 of the latest 100 new active domains. Lots of association examples of respondents to the global survey.

ESPN Bans Breaking News From Twitter

Firebelly

ESPN – every sports fan seems to hate it, yet watches it religiously at the same time. Now the worldwide leader in sports wants to push its reporters away from Twitter. Reporters like Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian are very known for breaking news on Twitter. As soon as a piece of news is known by them, the reporters are expected to hit Twitter with it. ESPN released a new social media policy this week putting a stop to it. Do not break news on Twitter.

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.

You Need to Be (Better Than) a Jerk

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Joe Bunting of The Write Practice. You’ve been told that controversy sells. You’ve heard you need to use hyperbole in your headlines. You’ve tried to create polarizing content that gets comments rolling in like crazy.

Open source development, forking and GP licences

The Way of the Web

I’ve spent the last 24 hours concentrating on some work for friends and clients, Jigoshop regarding their use of the GPL Licence V3 and the repercussions of ‘forking’ a project under that licence, so if you’re at all interested in open source, you might want to head over and read the latest post to see what’s going on. open source forking free software gps licence v3 jigoshop wordpress ecommerce

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