Mon.Apr 02, 2012

How I Fail At Social Media

Jason Yormark

Nobody is perfect right? I’m certainly not, and that is also the case as it pertains to my social media usage and strategies. I’d like to think I get a few things right of course, but I’m not without my failures and what better way then to parade them out into the open for all to see right?

How Offline Marketing Techniques Can Radically Effect Your Online Business

Small Business Mavericks

Having an online business, or a bricks and mortar business with an online presence, doesn’t mean you need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to marketing. Most of the offline marketing techniques used still hold true to an online business. Segmenting your market, promoting in places where your potential customers hangout are just two good examples. I recently read a report that suggested businesses could increase their sales by using one single technique – removing the dollar sign.

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5 April Fools’ Day & Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Here are 5 must-reads on April Fools’ Day and social media that we don’t want you to miss. The Internet Has Killed April Fools’. By Alexia Tsotsis The Internet has killed April Fools’.

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No Pictures Allowed

Twist Image

I nearly got kicked out of a furniture store yesterday. Apparently, I broke a very strict rule of "no photography" while looking to make my purchases. Do you understand why this rule is in place? I'm going to guess that it's because a competitor can walk into the store, take a picture of a unique piece of furniture and soon be knocking it off? Could there be another reason? Maybe I can price compare?

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Sprout Social for Social Media Interaction and Analytics

Bare Feet Studios

I’ve started using Sprout Social to manage the social media for one of my client projects and I LOVE it! This is just a short post to weigh in on how much a user interface matters these days. Raise your hand if you are on the computer a lot. ScreenFatigue.

Show 379 - What is crowdsoucing and crowdfunding?

Engaging Brand

The Engaging Brand podcast covering social media, business ideas and brand marketing tips, is ready to download this week. I am delighted to say David Bratvold is joining me from the website Daily Crowdsource.to share with us a fabulous insight into the power of crowds.

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How Razoo Became a Mobile Platform

Geoff Livingston

The following is a narrative version of my 15 minute speech at the 2012 Innogive Conference today. Last Spring those of us at Razoo began analyzing mobile web solutions. There was a big debate because traffic was in the low single digits, but partly as a result of reading Chuck Martin’s Third Screen, we decided [.]. Case Studies Mobile 2012 Chuck Martin Frank Warren fundraising Give to the Max Day innogive mobile PostSecret third screen

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How to Transfer Data from MS Excel into a Word Document

Idaconcpts

The Microsoft Office suite has advanced in numerous ways and has been able to help many users share data in between different programs, like MS Excel and Word.

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.

BigMarker.com: Social Network for Communities

Mindjumpers

Tweet During my time at SXSW, Austin 2012, I had a chance to meet up with some interesting people with innovative ideas and new products. One of them was the team from BigMarker.com. BigMarker.com is a social network for communities.

What’s The Deal With Facebook Timeline?

Taylor Marek

I'm sure you've noticed the big change over the weekend. As of March 30, Facebook has ported all of it's pages into the new Timeline design, including business pages. While there are plenty of people who aren't happy about the change, those who are business minded know how to accept, and most importantly, adapt to change. Properly used, Timeline has been shown to increase engagement by. Blogging Business General New Media Social Media Content Facebook Fan Pages Timeline Virality

Bees Awards Submission Deadline Postponed

Mindjumpers

Tweet The submission deadline for entering your work to Bees Awards – the international social media marketing awards for communication professionals – has been extended to April 12, 2012, adding over a week to the deadline.

What’s The Deal With Facebook Timeline?

Taylor Marek

I’m sure you’ve noticed the big change over the weekend. As of March 30, Facebook has ported all of it’s pages into the new Timeline design, including business pages. While there are plenty of people who aren’t happy about the change, those who are business minded know how to accept, and most importantly, adapt to change. Properly used, Timeline has been shown to increase engagement by 46% on average. What does it mean for your business? Real-time Analytics.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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What’s The Deal With Facebook Timeline?

Taylor Marek

I'm sure you've noticed the big change over the weekend. As of March 30, Facebook has ported all of it's pages into the new Timeline design, including business pages. While there are plenty of people who aren't happy about the change, those who are business minded know how to accept, and most importantly, adapt to change. Properly used, Timeline has been shown to increase engagement by. Blogging Business General New Media Social Media Content Facebook Fan Pages Timeline Virality

What’s The Deal With Facebook Timeline?

Taylor Marek

I'm sure you've noticed the big change over the weekend. As of March 30, Facebook has ported all of it's pages into the new Timeline design, including business pages. While there are plenty of people who aren't happy about the change, those who are business minded know how to accept, and most importantly, adapt to change. Properly used, Timeline has been shown to increase engagement by. Blogging Business General New Media Social Media Content Facebook Fan Pages Timeline Virality

What’s The Deal With Facebook Timeline?

Taylor Marek

I'm sure you've noticed the big change over the weekend. As of March 30, Facebook has ported all of it's pages into the new Timeline design, including business pages. While there are plenty of people who aren't happy about the change, those who are business minded know how to accept, and most importantly, adapt to change. Properly used, Timeline has been shown to increase engagement by. Blogging Business General New Media Social Media Content Facebook Fan Pages Timeline Virality

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.