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How Google+ Could Affect SEO


Google HQ is constantly looking for ways to improve the quality of searches. While arriving late to the social media party, the search giant is finally showing signs of introducing user-generated into the search algorithms.

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Executive Series: Listening on Social Media is about Insight Management and Analyzing Data


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

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How to Use Twitter Hashtags for Business

Harp Interactive

#hashtag As anyone who uses Twitter knows, the ‘#’ symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. Interestingly enough, it was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Hashtags are simply a way to “tag” your tweet with subject matter to make it easy to be found. Anyone [.].

The best five minutes you’ll spend today.


This is the best five minutes you’ll spend all day. We need to do a better job at the intersections. Watch, share. Read Humanize ). Watch again. Thanks Joe Gerstandt for blowing our minds yet again. Humanize diversity inclusion


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15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers


This is a guest post by Dr. Bob Clarke. It’s hard enough to build a successful and profitable blog when you have all day and night to devote to it. But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away.

“K” is King in Brand and Company Naming

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Donna Vincent Roa. The power of the letter “K” has always fascinated me. In college, one of my favorite adjectives was “kafkaesque,” a word with three “K” sounds. The first time I heard this word, it resonated with me, and I wanted to say it again and again.

Indiana AIDS Fund’s #knowpositive Campaign: Social Media For Good


Help us raise funds for 500 AIDS test kits. December 1st is World AIDS Day. I’ll be tweeting as part of an all day Indiana AIDS Fund “Tweetathon” to raise money for 500 free AIDS test kits that cost $10 each.

November 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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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.

Two Dollar Waffle Irons, Boycotts, and Big Marketing Ideas

Spin Sucks

To day’s guest is post is written by Lisa Gerber. Between Occupy Wall Street and Black Friday madness, I’m not sure if I should be knitting handmade items for my loved ones or donning my riot gear and bracing the furious frenzy for a $2 waffle iron. This stuff is like a train wreck to me.

Permission is the Enemy of Speed

Convince & Convert

This week I’ve been writing about speed and response expectations for business on the social Web. Ultimately, speed wins.

Women + Social Media = ?

Diva Marketing Blog

Quick. What comes to mind when you read these words? Women. Social Media. My reactions : Women help and connect to each other by sharing their experiences; results are influencing brand perceptions and purchase behavior. . But then I'm a marketer so my response is skewed towards business. well.

Social Business at #Tech11


This is a repost from Christopher Carfi , who is someone I have followed on Twitter since pretty much day one (and he has survived my many many Twitter culls over the past four years – that should tell you something. Ha.)

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Why You Should Write 20 Posts Before You Launch Your Blog


This guest post is by Aman Basanti of If you have not yet started a blog, stop. Write 20 to 30 posts before you launch. It may sound counter-intuitive, but this strategy may just be the thing to help you succeed as a blogger. It stops you from quitting. Here is the number one reason most bloggers fail: they lose the will to continue. Anyone who has ever started a blog will tell you that it is downright demoralizing to start a blog.

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Want a social power charger?

Engaging Brand

Knowledge is power - a belief of far too many of my ex colleagues ! Sharing of knowledge is power - better! However there is another aspect which is happening. As we move through the knowledge economy to a digital, experience or 'whatever you want to call it' economy!

Attention Beta Authors: Get a Professional “Boost” to Publish a Kick-ass Kindle eBook in 8 Weeks

Debbie Weil

[Sold out in less than 12 hours.]. The cool thing about publishing a book for Amazon Kindle is that you can think of yourself as a Beta Author. It's easy to take the plunge and commit to publishing a digital book, knowing you can update your book later. And forget BOOK in all caps.

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Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Image - gnurf . Cartoon of the Day Cartoon comic Jedi


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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.