Wed.Feb 29, 2012

20 Ways to Cultivate Brand Unawareness in Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Brad Shorr. Many businesses use social media to promote brand awareness, and it can be quite effective.

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How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education

SocialFish

Rich Finstein interviews Kathi Edwards , a consultant on our CommPartners team, about her take on social learning and online education – and how important these are for getting the engagement everyone is looking for. What trends are you seeing in live online education?

Trending Sources

Changes in B2B Marketing — Mad Marketing TV Ep 13

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Join guest host Jeff Ogden and special guest Paul Dunay, CMO of Networked Insights and author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, as they discuss: Recent changes in B2B marketing. Influencer strategies and why they’re important. Facebook’s IPO and what it means for marketers.

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Planned Parenthood Asks You To ‘Check In’ To Safe Sex

Firebelly

You can check in at your favorite coffee shop or gastropub on Foursquare. You can check in to your favorite album or guilty pleasure reality TV show with GetGlue. Now, thanks to Planned Parenthood’s QR-coded condoms and their Where Did You Wear It? campaign, you can even check in to sex.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Where Online Marketing And SEO Converge

Small Business Mavericks

Online marketing and SEO are really trying to achieve the same results – they just go about it differently. Some will argue that SEO is part of an online marketing strategy whilst others will argue the opposite, online marketing is part of an SEO strategy. It doesn’t matter which argument is right, what is important is to remember they do go hand-in-hand. A good example is any advertising copy, press release, or social media marketing engagement. SEO is still important.

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

Freelance Social Media

The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with it.

Three F-Commerce Techniques That Actually Work

Convince & Convert

Daniel Lemin is Strategy & Analytics Lead at Convince & Convert. He also runs a consulting firm called Social Studio where he provides analytics, PR and integrated marketing strategy to his clients. If you’ve been following the latest f-commerce news about retailers experimenting with social storefronts on Facebook, you’ll already know that the media are labeling the retailer efforts a failure following the shuttering of Facebook storefronts run by Gap, J.C.

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Why Social Business will be bigger than Social Marketing

Engaging Brand

This is no longer about adding social to business, this is about adding business to social! Business is changing and changing fast. I genuinely don't think that we have grasped how the social media will move from a radical shift in marketing techniques to a radical shift in business models. Up to now the social has been in essence about breaking down the walls between the marketplace and the business.

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.

Should Your Company Blog Be Done at Home or Outsourced?

Bill Hartzer

Guest Post by Dave Thomas. While some businesses pay extra special attention to their blog(s), others seem to have little to no interest in maintaining it on a regular basis. Whether just starting a business or you have been around for some time, one of the questions you should review is are you best served doing a company blog in-house or outsourcing it? Some companies prefer keeping the blog in-house so they can attend to it on a regular basis without having to work through outside channels.

A Pre-International Women’s Day Tribute to my Mother

Waxing UnLyrical

Today’s Leap Day. If you know someone who’s celebrating their birthday today, make it good… I mean, they won’t get to celebrate it again for four years! And don’t tweet anything silly … OK, now on to today’s post.

Timeline Is Rolled Out For Pages

Mindjumpers

Tweet As anticipated, Timeline is being rolled out for Pages. Admins now have have the option to publish Pages in Timeline view. All pages will automatically get the new design on 30 March, 2012. Here are some of the features we made notice of at first glance: - Pages will also get a cover photo.

Have You Set up Timeline on Your Facebook ‘Page’ Yet?

ProBlogger

In the last day Facebook have rolled out Timeline for Facebook Brand pages. There’s been a lot of talk about whether people like them or not – but the reality is that they are here and in a month they’ll be rolled out on your Brand page whether you like it or not. I’ve just pushed out version 1 of my own ProBlogger Facebook page here (I’m sure I’ll be tweaking it in the coming days but it is live) – but I’d love to see what others are doing?

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

What Business Owners Need to Know Now about Timeline for Facebook Pages

The Social Media Incubator

The much-anticipated launch of Timeline for Brands is coming soon to a Facebook Page near you. Last September, when Facebook launched its “Timeline” initiative for personal profiles , speculation began about when this change would be available for Facebook Pages as well.

Saying Thanks In The Digital World

Diva Marketing Blog

Show of hands please. When you were a kid, did your folks make you send thank yous after receiving gifts? My hand is raised. Not a phone call. Oh no that would just not do! It was expected that I send a note. Some of you may remember those.

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Looking Good: Simple Ways to Create Sensational Blog Images

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Jo Gifford of Cherry Sorbet Creative. Blogs that look great attract the attention of the reader, it’s as easy as that. Your content might be amazing but if your blog has a terrible aesthetic you are missing out on a slice of magic to make people enjoy their stay.

Guidelines for your Facebook Page’s Timeline Cover Photo

Freelance Social Media

The Timeline design will be coming to Facebook Pages on March 30th. For now, admins can preview the design and publish it for public view if they’d like. As you can see, the cover photo is prime real estate and I’m sure you’re thinking of all the possibilities you could do with 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.

Blog Wise Tip 6: Build a Productive Team

ProBlogger

“Have you ever merged together four different companies with four different partners, and employees from one company and another company?” asks Brian Clark of Copyblogger.net. “Oh Oh my goodness, it was quite stressful.”. But, he adds, now that the transition’s complete, “It’s amazing to me, what we can do.”.

What Business Owners Need to Know Now about Timeline for Facebook Pages

The Social Media Incubator

The much-anticipated launch of Timeline for Brands is coming soon to a Facebook Page near you. Last September, when Facebook launched its “Timeline” initiative for personal profiles , speculation began about when this change would be available for Facebook Pages as well.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Bound and Gagged Cartoon comic Spaghetti Cat

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