January, 2009

LinkedIn Tip - Got Street Cred?

Almost Savvy

There was a time when a recommendation from your mother that you were a real catch was enough of an objective opinion to satisfy others' due diligence to determine if you were all thumbs up and down you claimed to be

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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Why Social Media is Scary | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

As one of my company's social media leads, I've had the opportunity to speak with a wide range of people about social media. From our most senior VPs to

Raising Brothers

Jason Yormark

Before we had kids I had always said that I hoped to experience having a boy and a girl. There were obvious unique aspects to raising a boy and a girl that I had IMG_1691 hoped to experience in my life. Now, 2 boys in, I'm not so sure


Social Media Automation 101

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

Facebook Fan Page

Harp Interactive

Create a presence to connect and engage with your customers and amplify your business’s voice to their friends. Facebook has over 400+ million active users and is experiencing significant growth. No longer just for teenagers.with its fastest growing demographic between 35-55 years old and is doubling in size roughly every 2 months, Facebook is the place for your business presence. Over 6 million users become fans of business/brand pages every day on Facebook.

Social Media Mercury rising up in India

The Marketing Blog

Let me start of by wishing everybody a very 'Happy New Year 2009? ! I hope that this year brings great success and joy to all of us. If I re-collect the recent developments, it is really fascinating to see so much happening on the

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Positioning your Personal Brand

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Having taken on this new role of blogging on the Personal Branding Blog , I naturally have been looking at many of the other personal brands that are out there.

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Social Media is Driven by the Person, Not the Position

Social Media Strategery

Last Wednesday, I moderated a panel discussion on Government 2.0 for the Social Media Club, DC Chapter, where I had the opportunity to speak with, and more importantly, learn from, some of the people most responsible for that phrase

Mr. Bluetooth Headset

Jason Yormark

I don't think there is anything these days that amuses me more than that of Mr. Bluetooth Headset. Let me preface this rant with the fact that I understand bluetooth_headset that there is a time and place for using a bluetooth headset


Online Reputation Management

Harp Interactive

Online Reputation Management or counter-SEO is a specialized area that requires professional skills and tools. Harp Social is geared to develop strategies and implement systematic programs for dealing with negative websites. We devise long-term solutions to monitor your brand and guard against negative listings on search engines. Learn more >.

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.

Forward thinking and a few updates

Josh S Peters

I want you to think about moving forward. Not just in a physical direction, for most of you that would mean you would just ram into your desk and that would serve no purpose. I'm talking about moving forward in life, actions

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

Almost Savvy

“Matchmaker, Matchmaker, make me a match. Find me a find. Catch me a catch.” Feel free to sing along; come on, you know you know the lyrics. Did we suddenly fall into the middle of a Fiddler On The Roof performance

Sincere Marketing – a podcast with Romi Mahajan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We live in an age of skepticism about all forms of consumption. The diffusion of our skepticism is accelerated by the Internet and makes the sincerity even more pressing.

Presidential Transparency Vs. Good SEO

Freelance Social Media

This content from: Freelance Social Media. Presidential Transparency Vs. Good SEO. The BBC published an article last week describing the changes in the old Whitehouse.gov's robots.txt file vs. the new administration's robots file

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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.

Cool Sites: Wordle.net

Jason Yormark

wordle. A friend of mine showed me a cool little site where you can input a group of words or import your blog's RSS feed and it will spit out a word cloud like the above. The words that are larger are the ones that are more prominent

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The best posts of 2007 in social media, marketing, SEO, reputation management, viral marketing, domaining, and affiliate sites

20+ Social Media and Online Resources for Realtors

Josh S Peters

Think about buildings. Dull, beautiful, lifeless, warm, inviting, scary, haunted. We love to tell stories about them and describe who has lived in them and we mark them with plaques to signify what's so important about them

My First Laptop

Taylor Marek

While we are on the subject of laptops, I might as well let you know about the first laptop I got. I purchased my first latop in Nov of 2007. I had it for several months, and it worked like a charm. I had to return it, but here is what

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

How NOT to Create Loyalty in Tough Times

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Marketing’s mission is to somehow change a customer’s behavior. We try many things to affect that behavior: advertising, email, search, events, webinars, and the list goes on and on.

China spends more leisure time online than we do!

Freelance Social Media

This content from: Freelance Social Media. China spends more leisure time online than we do! The US still spends a lot of time online at home, but lately its been to scour careerbuilder.com and find jobs.

Writing A Book: Take 2

Jason Yormark

Some of you may know of my attempt at writing a book last year under the idea of a separate blog that would detail my journey of getting it written and Book 2 published in a year. It was a great idea, but only one problem

Will ‘Technology’ Survive the Recession?

Atom Thought

. . . . www.atomthought.com. . USD 250b technology giant in 2008 reduced to USD150m nobody in2009! Is this the beginning of the end of technology giants? . NORTEL at one point in time commanded almost 33% of Canadian stock market value and boasted of a stock market value of over USD250b before filing for bankruptcy as we entered the year 2009. Motorola, Microsoft, Intel and even Google announce layoffs and office closures. Circuit City declares bankruptcy! Is 2009 worse than 2001?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Guerrilla Social Media Marketing: Guest posts and articles

Josh S Peters

The second post in the series has been put up with a guest post on Mark Goren's blog and it's about the tactic of guest posting. A guest post can add credibility to your name, get your ideas and content in front of a whole new set of

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IE8 Coming to a PC near you

Taylor Marek

For those who like to know what is happening in the tech world, here is your little tidbit of news… Most of us remember the days of Internet Explorer 6 (IE6). Some of us might still be using it. Some of us brave types moved to IE7

People don’t buy “run of the mill” anything anymore!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I work in a professional services firm and in order for firms like ours to differentiate themselves they have to create perhaps hundreds of personal brands around individuals who understand niche topics extremely well.

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Mobile Social Networking Growing

Freelance Social Media

The percentage of mobile phone users who said they accessed social networks from their handset jumped 182% from September 2007 to October 2008, according to a study conducted by The Kelsey Group and constat

Microsoft Advertising Podcast: Insights - 15 Minutes With David.

Jason Yormark

The latest edition of the Microsoft Advertising podcast. This edition features my sit down with David Szetela of Clix Marketing at SMX East last year. We chatted about the state of the economy and how it impacts search buys

Social Media is Scary - How to Address Junior Employees

Social Media Strategery

On one of my recent posts, Social Media is Scary, Rick posed some pretty valid questions that essentially boiled down to “yeah, social media is scary, but now what? What can I do to address these concerns?” I thought this was a great

Mashable guest post: 30+ facebook Apps for Doing Business on facebook

Josh S Peters

facebook as over 150 million users and it's growing! Mom's, dad's, kid's, crazy aunts who ruin every holiday and yes even businesses are flocking to facebook these days. Not just businesses either but business professionals from Lawyers

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Updates + Holidays = Crashed Website

Taylor Marek

Hope everyone had an awesome Christmas and New Years! I'm finally back on track writing. What I thought would be a simple update from wordpress 2.5 to 2.7 on my site turned into a couple weeks of error messages. Not to mention Christmas

Twitter Squatting - a new cyber sport

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Its a snowy Saturday and I just picked up an email comment from one of my blog readers pointing out an incorrect twitter handle for Levi's on my list of Brands that Tweet. I vowed right then to scrub the whole list, since it beat shoveling the driveway by a long shot!

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Facebook Pages is a Great Tool for Engaging Customers

Freelance Social Media

A client of ours wanted to establish a presence on Facebook. We decided not only to build a Facebook page for his company but to also build pages catered to people that would be interested in what he offered. I can't get into specifics