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Do It Yourself Social Media Audit

Janet Fouts

We tend to create the social media presence for our businesses in an organic fashion, which is the natural way to grow relationships right? New tools pop up we just HAVE to try, or our network of connections asks us to join a new network in order to communicate with them.

Data is the New Oil

Idaconcpts

Ranging from Facebook to Google to Zynga, thousands of companies are building sustainable businesses on the aggregation of personal data. Data mining has been likened by the World Economic to a “new type of raw material … on par with capital and labor.” One might said to oil. The Rush for Data.

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When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler for Maximum Effect

blog.bitly.com

bitly blog. back to bitly. May 8, 2012. Time Is On Your Side. Did you see those silly cats on Tumblr, that breaking news on Twitter, and those photos of your friend’s kids on Facebook? Different social networks have their own distinct personalities.

Are professional communicators normal?

Sherrilynne Starkie

This is a handy infographic that compares advertising, PR and marketing people against ‘normal’ people. It looks at how we use social media mostly, but also at how we behave at office parties. Are you normal? Hat tip: Adverblog. Related posts: Wikipedia rules the waves.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. Selecting a WordPress theme is one of those tasks that seem fairly easy at first How hard can it be? you ask yourself. You simply go to Google, type in “best free WordPress themes” and you’re good to go, right? I’m sure you already know where I’m going with this. So let’s just say it out loud so we can put it behind us: Forget about free themes! They are evil!

Giving Back: A Core Part of Our Sharing Nature

Bare Feet Studios

Back in the spring of 2000, while we were still based in Santa Fe, NM, there was a huge forest fire that broke out and endangered the entire community of Los Alamos , home to the birth if the nuclear bomb and one of the largest nuclear research facilities in the world.

How Do You Tailor Content to Different User Levels?

ProBlogger

Today on ProBlogger, we’re publishing the first in a little two-part series of posts on WordPress themes. The first is on choosing a theme, and the second is on installing themes. Now, some ProBlogger readers might wonder if professional bloggers need this kind of information. Of course there will always be pro bloggers who haven’t ever installed a theme, and the articles may be helpful to them. But is that our key target audience here? Understanding reader segments.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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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.