Tue.Feb 28, 2012

5 Good Ideas for News Media Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

What are news organizations doing to increase user activity and engagement on their Facebook pages?

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Why Communities of Practice are the Key to the Future

SocialFish

One of my favorite sources of inspiration, Harold Jarche, has a really interesting post I wanted to point you to about how to organize for diversity and complexity , one of the themes we explore in great detail in Humanize.

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Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?

SocMed Sean

To all my blogger friends, I would love to hear opinions on whether it is more responsible for us to be right vs. first when reporting information. Is speculation okay? Is it useful?

Some Google Changes and Google Plus Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

I have read a few “How to use Google Plus for Business” posts and presentations. They all focus on search results and the power of Google. This is true. While I do not have a Facebook Page, my Google Plus result comes up third in search: I did a test for Chobani and Pepsi.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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TWITTER: “NICE TO MEET YOU EGG”

Myrland Marketing

You signed up for this thing called Twitter a while back for one of a few reasons: Do any of these sound familiar? You weren’t quite sure what to do with it, but you knew you needed to reserve your name so it wouldn’t be taken when you were ready. You were ready to reach out to others [.].

New Flickr Brings Questions about the Visual Media Era

Geoff Livingston

New Flickr Interface image via Geeky Gadgets Flickr will unveil its much-needed new interface today, revamping one of the oldest and still prescient social networks. This significant change comes to a network that features more than 3.5 million photos uploaded everyday, and one of the most popular APIs on the Internet. Flickr’s new interface seeks [.].

SEO Basics For Small Business Owners – The Title Tag

Small Business Mavericks

Sometimes it’s the little things on a web page that make all the difference. Often, it’s not what the user sees that makes the difference, it’s what the search engines see and interprets. Kristine Schachinger on Search Engine Watch considers the title tag to be the single most important element on a web page. From a users perspective, the title tag is the text that may appear at the top of their browser, and generally appears as the link in search results.

Social media gurus: slow down for God’s sake!

Socialized

In the course of just a couple of weeks, Pinterest "buzz" went from "chick niche site social network version of Etsy" to "the next amazing revolution in social business" to "Watch out, they trample on copyright holders! I just deleted my account." Did the world really change that much in less

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.

How to Evaluate Conference Call Services

Idaconcpts

There are many conference call service providers out there, all of which are competing for your attention. Some are free, some are not. But all of them compete with one another to keep you, the user, happy. They all want you to come back, and use them as your main source for free conference calls.

It's Time To Defy Convention

Twist Image

How many days have you sat around, stomach twisted, waiting to hear if you had won a new piece of business that you pitched for? It's a terrible feeling and the only thing that can alleviate it is getting the proverbial thumb's up from the prospective client. The sad truth is that it doesn't always work out in your favor. You win some, you lose some," is the common lament you'll overhear business development professionals bellowing at the bar, while they nurse an extra dry martini.

When is it time for a Corporate Turnaround?

Shift Digital

Is it time for a Business Turnaround? Recognizing the right time for a business turnaround, before your business hits its maximum crisis point, is a hit or miss proposition for business owners. I mean if your business needs a turnaround right now, it’s likely there’s already a couple of ‘time sensitive’ issues in your rear view mirror.

Five tips for SXSW Virgins

Jeff Esposito

In a little over a week thousands of techies, hipsters and marketing folks will arrive in Austin, Texas for the interactive marketing portion of the 26th Annual South by Southwest Conference for five days of sessions, keynotes, events, networking opportunities and parties.

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski Tweets From The Daytona 500

Firebelly

Brad Keselowski's Tweet. NASCAR was pushing their presence on Twitter in the days leading up to the Daytona 500. Displaying Twitter handles from the newscasters to NASCAR drivers. And, last night, NASCAR definitely got the Twitter push they were wanting. On lap 160, Juan Pablo Mantoya crashed into a jet dryer carrying 200 gallons of jet kerosene causing a major explosion on the backstretch. First and foremost, Mantoya and the jet dryer driver had no serious injuries.

Is there an online risk to social marketing?

Engaging Brand

Business risk is a given and actually value is created through that risk so you would never not want no risk! The definition of truth and the definition of business risk are closely linked for me.and that is why I believe social media has a huge part to play in creating the truth and managing the business risk. The truth I have always believed is subjective, based on what you know and what you want to see!

NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski Tweets From The Daytona 500

Firebelly

Brad Keselowski's Tweet. NASCAR was pushing their presence on Twitter in the days leading up to the Daytona 500. Displaying Twitter handles from the newscasters to NASCAR drivers. And, last night, NASCAR definitely got the Twitter push they were wanting. On lap 160, Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into a jet dryer carrying 200 gallons of jet kerosene causing a major explosion on the backstretch. First and foremost, Montoya and the jet dryer driver had no serious injuries.

Blog Wise Tip 5: Manage Distractions

ProBlogger

Given their productivity levels, you might think that A-list bloggers don’t get distracted. The truth, as the interviews in Blog Wise show, is that they’ve learned to deal with distractions so that they don’t rule the day. Distraction #1: Social media. Is social media sucking up your time? Give yourself permission to spend a few minutes there, says Amy Porterfield. “I

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.

NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski Tweets From The Daytona 500

Firebelly

Brad Keselowski's Tweet. NASCAR was pushing their presence on Twitter in the days leading up to the Daytona 500. Displaying Twitter handles from the newscasters to NASCAR drivers. And, last night, NASCAR definitely got the Twitter push they were wanting. On lap 160, Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into a jet dryer carrying 200 gallons of jet kerosene causing a major explosion on the backstretch. First and foremost, Montoya and the jet dryer driver had no serious injuries.

Top-of-mind Topics for Bloggers: Digging Deeper

ProBlogger

Yesterday’s infographic covered a lot of topics, which I guess goes to show just how much we bloggers have on our minds! I thought I’d follow it up with links to more information on each of the topics it covered, so that anyone who’s feeling overwhelmed can access and work through these ideas at their own pace.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Cartoon of the Day Cartoon comic Hype non sequitur Presidential Hype Wiley Miller

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