December, 2010

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

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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.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year?

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Social Media Automation 101

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If I could offer you a billboard in the middle of Times Square for little to no cost for you to advertise your company would you do it?

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.

MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: MacBook Air Review After Owning The MacBook Pro

Jason Yormark

Tweet So a few months ago I went into my local Apple store and had the opportunity to play around a bit with the newly launched MacBook Air. Needless to say it was one sexy piece of hardware, and I of course wanted it badly.

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How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Jennifer Mattern. Is your company’s social media strategy really working? Could it stand for some improvement?

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 key PR driver | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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.

FOUND the ROI of Social Media for B2B Marketers!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I think it is fair to say that Social Media has hit the mainstream these days but the big concern on every B2B Marketers mind has been where is the ROI?

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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

13 Characteristics Of Successful Digital Schmoozers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by David Siteman Garland, author of newly released book Smarter, Faster, Cheaper: Non-Boring, Fluff-free Strategies for Marketing and Promoting Your Business. Digital schomoozers. You know the type. They have REALLY engaged social networks.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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.

SL's top posts 2010 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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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.

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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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

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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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.

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.

LinkedIn's new 'share' button | Sherrilynne Starkie

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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.

Social Media -Outsource or Not?

Atom Thought

Social Media Outsource. As owner of a blog, a facebook page, a twitter account and a linkedin group I take out extra time to give adequate attention to each one of them.

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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10 Best Posts of 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Far and away one of the best blog posts I wrote this year was on the new 4′c of B2B Marketing – it was read over 15,000 times and 3X more popular than the next most read blog post of the year. This inspired me to do a quick 10 Best Posts of 2010 as we slide into the New Year.

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