Tue.Nov 08, 2011

Apple: A Case Study in Why Brands Should Control Their Stories

Waxing UnLyrical

It is very rare that social media is used to propel or hurt brands in significant business-altering ways.

5 Things Google+ Pages for Brands Are Missing

Firebelly

Google+ Pages for brands have launched; let the comparisons to Facebook brand pages begin! Many people have been boasting the potential search engine optimization advantages these Google+ Pages will have, but there are 5 important things Facebook Pages have that Google+ Pages currently do not. Vanity URLs. Find us at facebook.com/firebellysocial is a lot easier to remember (and takes up a lot less space) than find us at [link]. Multiple Admins.

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Five FREE B2B Social Media White Papers

PWB Marketing Blog

This has been a pivotal year in the world of B2B social media. More B2B companies are blogging, tweeting, creating online videos, and producing social content than ever before. In fact, 80% of B2B marketers are producing content for the social web according to B-to-B Magazine.

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The content war is only just beginning

The Way of the Web

The war is just beginning for writers, and it may seem strange given that Demand Media is starting to bounce back from an October share slump, but it isn’t going to be fought between quality writers and content farms.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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HOW TO tell a boring story in an interesting way

Josh S Peters

Have you ever thought about the journey of a plastic bag? Has anyone ever told you about the giant pile of garbage in the ocean ? Both are interesting, both have meaning to anyone who cares even the slightest bit about taking care of the world we live in. Both, can be incredibly boring.

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IBM Highlights Digital Headaches For Next 3-5 Years

Engaging Brand

IBM have just commissioned a large piece of research with CMOs globally. They have been interviewing over 1,700 CMOs around the world and the study provides insight into the critical issues they are facing in this rapidly changing digitally driven world. .

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Give to the Max

Geoff Livingston

After five months of planning and hard work, Give to the Max Day is here. Today, 1300 Washington area nonprofits will be fundraising, and experimenting with social media tools in a collective training exercise and contest. More than $ 140,000 in awards are available.

10 Social Media Pros Pick Their Favorite iPad Case

Convince & Convert

Given the extraordinary buffet of technology and tech-related options and alternatives available to us, it fascinates me to learn what people I know and trust use on a day-to-day basis.

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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.

Your Online Posts – Including Facebook – Will Soon Be Found by Google

The Social Media Incubator

Remember that funny post your friend shared on Facebook last month, but now you can’t seem to find it? Google it! The search engine giant will soon begin indexing posts on Facebook and other sites and showing those comments in Google search results.

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The Rookie Mistake that’s Holding You Back

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Alexander Heyne of Milk the pigeon. You’re paralyzed. You started reading how to drive more traffic to your blog, write viral content, and make money online… Three hours later you wake up and realize you haven’t actually done anything. You think you’ve had a productive day, and can visualize the influence and money in your future, but time passes and it never comes. You repeat many days like that, and wonder if there is something wrong with your strategy.

The makeup of nonprofit digital teams [Research]

SocialFish

What does your nonprofit digital team look like? Check out this interesting report from Care2. From their blog post on the topic , …This research points to the fact that institutions are in transition.

Get Executive Buy-In on Your Social Business Program

Mindjumpers

Tweet. This post is part of The Executive Series, which is written by Jonas Klit Nielsen, CEO & Founder of Mindjumpers.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Google+ Business Pages

Small Business Mavericks

If you’ve been following the Google+ soap opera, then here’s another twist for you. You can now get your very own Google+ page for business. This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for, folks. If you have a Facebook page, then you know how terrific it is for marketing and branding your business through Facebook. The Google+ business pages are going to do the same thing for businesses. But you’ll get even greater benefits by having a Google+ business page.

2nd Edition of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog – Coming Next Week

ProBlogger

Tens of thousands of ProBlogger readers have completed the popular 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge and next week we’re taking it to a new level with the release of the 2nd edition eBook. 31DBBB – the Story So Far.

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How To Create A Google+ Page

Taylor Marek

This video will show you how to create a Google+ page for your business. Business How To Social Media g+ Google page plus

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How I Brought My Blog Back to Life with Tumblr

ProBlogger

This guest post is by David Edwards of www.asittingduck.com. Over the past few years I’ve had success with guest posting and uploading videos on YouTube, but the one thing I’ve struggled with was my blog. There were two reasons: Illustrations are very time consuming to make. Thinking what to write used to stress me out!

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.

How To Create A Google+ Page

Taylor Marek

This video will show you step-by-step how to create a Google+ page for your business. Business How To Social Media g+ Google page plus

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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How To Create A Google+ Page

Taylor Marek

This video will show you how to create a Google+ page for your business. Business How To Social Media g+ Google page plus

How To Create A Google+ Page

Taylor Marek

This video will show you how to create a Google+ page for your business. Business How To Social Media g+ Google page plus

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

How To Create A Google+ Page

Taylor Marek

This video will show you how to create a Google+ page for your business. Business How To Social Media g+ Google page plus