December, 2010

December 2010: Isle of Man Twitter's top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

HOW TO: Read 26 Books A Year

Dave Fleet

Tweet Late in 2009, Julien Smith’s fantastic approach to reading inspired me to set an ambitious target for this year: to read one book every two weeks throughout the year. I even published my target list of books so people could hold me to account.

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The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet. At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. My friend (and client, but he's a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new

Social Media Automation 101

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

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. Both are critical tools for dealing with bad news or crisis situations. Both require relationships with influential people in one’s industry to be effective.

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December 2010: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Are You Ready If Wikileaks Targets You?

Dave Fleet

Tweet Wikileaks creator Julian Assange has announced that his site is now going to begin to focus on businesses. Apparently the first target, early next year, will be a major American bank.

Facebook vs. Twitter [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Digital Surgeons has been comparing the two most popular social networks: Facebook and Twitter. See who the users are and what their behavior is – how often do they login, how many users follow a brand and how often do they update their status.

Snapping at Synapses: Why Digital Death Sucks

Waxing UnLyrical

I know I said yesterday that I couldn't find the words to adequately express my thoughts about the “Digital Death” campaign, but I just couldn't help myself. If you're catching up, notice anything different over the past few days

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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.

Social Media Management Blues

SocialFish

December is a busy time for everyone, so I hope you’ll all forgive me for repurposing a post from my blog this month.

30 Social Media Sites, Tools, Posts and Articles that I Bookmarked from 2010

Direct Marketing Observations

2010 was a heck of a year in so many ways wasn’t it? I know it was for me. One of the things that I do throughout the year though is, I stockpile sites, blog posts, articles, tools and things that just catch my eye-Oh yea that’s called social bookmarking isn’t it?

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Social media key PR driver | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Why Paying Bloggers For Posts Changes The Game

Dave Fleet

Tweet There’s been a lot of debate back and forth around bloggers (generally mommy bloggers , although they’re certainly not the only ones) receiving direct payment for posts over the last little while.

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.

How Disney Reached 100 Million Page Likes on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Last weekend, Disney hit the huge amount of 100 million likes across its more than 200 official brands, properties and character pages. The company has been around for 109 years and is loved by people all over the world – no doubt the company is “liked” on Facebook too.

How To Become A Public Relations Star

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Mike Doman. I recently had the pleasure of sitting on the admissions panel for a PR course. In fact, it was my old PR course – RMIT University's Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations). It was eye opening to say the

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Event Trends for 2011

SocialFish

Short and sweet and perfect. Thanks to Julius Solaris for the great slide deck! 10 Event Trends for 2011. View more presentations from Julius Solaris. Oooh and this just in: Samuel J Smith and Ruud Jaansen’s deck featuring Untech10 was featured on the SlideShare homepage. Congrats, gang!

How to Screw-Up a Blogger Pitch in 4 Easy Steps

Almost Savvy

In addition to all of the presentations and workshops, one of the many wonderful aspects of the recent LeWeb conference in Paris is the opportunity to connect with others who are working on innovative projects and developing new applications which make our lives easier or more productive.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

SL's top posts 2010 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Don’t Put All Your Social Media Eggs In One Basket

Dave Fleet

Tweet So, a rumour says that Yahoo is shutting down Delicious … or not. Cue a mass exodus as many people, including myself, look for ways to back-up thousands of bookmarks they’ve saved over the years.

Social Media for Business

Mindjumpers

Tweet Need some insights on what social media is about and what you can achieve by using it as a business? I found this presentation which was recently published on Slideshare.

How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

What's your favorite fairy tale? I actually have a bunch of them. There's Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, of course. Also Cinderella. Also Sleeping Beauty. Also… Image: Thom Watson via Flickr, Creative Commons

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Top Social Media and Marketing Books of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Stumped for that last-minute Christmas idea? Books make great gifts, and there’s still time to order for pre-Christmas delivery.

The State of Social Media for Business

SocialFish

I’ve been reading a few posts recently about the state of social media for business (a.k.a. “how the big boys do it&# ) and analysis of what 2011 will bring.

LinkedIn's new 'share' button | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

5 Ways to Digitize Santa

Dave Fleet

Tweet It’s nearly time for Santa to round up those reindeer and hit the skies for another round of gift-giving. A couple of years ago, in the spirit of the season, I put out some suggestions on how Santa could fix-up his PR. This year, I got to thinking what I’d do to digitize Santa.

5 Great Social Media Initiatives in 2010

Mindjumpers

Tweet It has been a great year for social media. Much has happened and many new features, services and platforms has seen it light or been developed during 2010 – and it has led to much writing here on our blog.

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking, and talking, and talking, and walking… When I wrote about walking the social talk last week, I had no idea what a terrific discussion it would spur. Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value.

The Psychology of Facebook Page Engagement: Exploring Status Updates

The Marketing Blog

If you are a marketer responsible for the social media function or a sociosumser (social + consumer = A consumer on the social web) trying to get a grip of user behaviour patterns on Facebook then you might consider reading this further.