April, 2009

Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

linkedin-image-export-contacts1. Contact information for all of your connections. You've taken great care in building your LinkedIn network of connections because these are the folks you've known throughout your career, those friends

Why I Gave a Domain Name Back to Its Former Owner

Bill Hartzer

With the economy being the way it is right now, with everyone fighting for every last dollar, every last cent, trying to make just a little bit more money for yourself and your family, I seems as if everyone is out for themselves–and not thinking of others.

Social Media speeds Onboarding

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I am officially up and running now in my 6th week here at Avaya and loving my new role. And what has been really interesting for me to see was the difference between organizations when it comes to things like social media.

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Land Rover Hashtag-Twitter Hashtags in Advertisements | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

I've seen recently that some advertisers are starting to use Twitter's hashtags in their advertising. Land Rover used it in a recent campaign as mentioned on

Social Media Automation 101

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

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

From entire conferences to unconferences to new government appointees to full-scale social networks, there's no doubt that Government 2.0 has become the

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Virtual Personal Space | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Share/Bookmark. Is There Such a Thing as Virtual Personal Space. Posted by Irene Koehler in Networking on April 6, 2009 | 6 responses. personal-space. or…When Social Networking Feels “Too Social”. When networking successfully today

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Domain Name Appraisal Services and Domain Name Values

Bill Hartzer

As you might recall, a while back I talked about Leapfish, the world’s fastest search engine. Now, Leapfish has brought back a popular feature of their site, their domain name appraisal service.

#92: You and the Economy, My Business is Crashing, and Internet Hoaxes

Taylor Marek

Yes, new episode everyone! Come take a listen! In this episode, learn whether you should take control of your money, if you should let your business go, and what kind of April Fools Day pranks went down on the internet. My Podcast Alley feed! pca-c501184f1dce9e6d9ffaeb0a846bff3a} Links: [link] Continue the Conversation:Toll-Free Comment Line: 1-866-TMP(867)-2860 Twitter: [link] Facebook: [link] Or leave a comment below… Yes, new episode everyone! Come take a listen!In

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Twitter Retweet button for Wordpress | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

There are a lot of Twitter plugins for Wordpress but I couldn't find one to simply retweet our blog posts. Actually, that's not true I found some but most

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.

If I had a dollar.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Last week, I was interviewed by a technology services marketing team looking to improve their Demand Generation activities. They had a very cohesive but small team and they wanted to ramp up activities to drive brand awareness and lead generation.

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Corporate social media marketing is about two-way communication

Adam Sherk

It's a simple concept, but one that many companies are still struggling with in terms of practical implementation. In developing a corporate social media strategy, making the transition to direct participation, genuine engagement and

Government 2.0 Camp - What I Loved and What I'd Like to See Next Year

Social Media Strategery

Inspirational. Chaotic. Stimulating. Profound. Surreal. Exhausted. Excited. These are the words that I've used to describe the inaugural Government 2.0 Camp held this past weekend at the Duke Ellington School for the Arts in

HotPads.com Launches Map-Based Vacation Rental Search Engine

Bill Hartzer

As you might recall, a while back I talked about the Hotpads Search Engine when it was launched. As summer approaches and families begin to plan their vacations, more and more are bargain hunting in this sour economy.

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 are my Spiritual Birthday and this Blog related?

Taylor Marek

Well, very simple. I went to a conference in March of 2006, and there met Ken Pierpont. It was at that conference I first heard about blogging and the power behind it. He also touched a bit on podcasting, which I had never heard before

Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Distributing articles can help build links to your website. Below is a list of distribution sites with a PR of 3 or better. If you have any to suggest that

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Facebook Marketplace - Time to take another look

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I am sorry I haven't updated my blog in a while - with my new job and writing the book on weekends - spare time has been even more at a premium! But this weekend while writing a chapter of Facebook Marketing for Dummies I was very impressed by the Marketplace on Facebook.

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Twitter-ups the future of events, sponsorship and event marketing

Akamai Marketing

Twitter. Everyone is doing it. Social media has reached the masses. Does anyone else think its interesting that Twitter, the hottest social media network today, is generating events? Ah, events. They just won't go away

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

A Challenge to Government 2.0 Camp Attendees

Social Media Strategery

Last week's post following the Government 2.0 Camp contained my thoughts about the event - what I loved and what I want to see next year. While that post was about looking back on the event, this post is about looking ahead and building

WOT Web of Trust Launches New Version

Bill Hartzer

A while back you may recall that I wrote about Web of Trust , the world’s first online tool for reputation rating. Web of Trust has launched a new version. Web of Trust has launched a new version of the WOT safe surfing add-on with customizable protection.

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#92: You and the Economy, My Business is Crashing, and Internet Hoaxes

Taylor Marek

Yes, new episode everyone! Come take a listen! In this episode, learn whether you should take control of your money, if you should let your business go, and what kind of April Fools Day pranks went down on the internet

Business Spotlight: The Sandbar

Freelance Social Media

The Sandbar is a bar in beautiful downtown Lawrence, KS that offers tasty drinks, like the Bahama Mama or Shark Attack, in an atmosphere that makes you think you're in Key West. It even throws in an occasional simulated hurricane so you

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Susan Boyle Knows Something You Don't

Social Media Marketing

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Social Media for Authors, Free ebook

Josh S Peters

Whether you're an author or just a social media beginner this free ebook is for you. Jacob Morgan of Mighty Mouth Media and myself (representing Shua Consulting) wrote a free ebook that covers the basics of social media and it's

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Going from Me 1.0 to Me 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a world of changing business practices and uncertain futures, Me 2.0 offers practical and proven advice about personal branding from an authority on the matter. In the first book about personal branding written for the millennial generation by a millennial, Dan Schawbel bridges the gap between the current business climate and the progressive best practices of the future.

AAfter.com Search Engine Adds New Features including Anonymous Twitter

Bill Hartzer

Aafter , a search engine that bills itself as a high privacy search engine and one that actually pays you to search, has added many new features, including a new way to post to Twitter anonymously. There are web search engines on the internet that are really useful in terms of its multi-faceted utilities. I often use a site called AAfter.com which is a high privacy web search engine that works much faster than other popular search engines.

How are my Spiritual Birthday and this Blog related?

Taylor Marek

Well, very simple. I went to a conference in March of 2006, and there met Ken Pierpont. It was at that conference I first heard about blogging and the power behind it. He also touched a bit on podcasting, which I had never heard before. I came home and purposed at that point to start “blogging” I kept it as a bit of an online journal if you will for a while, then started digging deeper into blogging. That started my move into podcasting, and I’ve never looked back.

Join Me at This Year's newcomm Forum 2009

Social Media Strategery

newcomm Forum 2009. I haven't done as much as I should to publicize this event, but PLEASE look into attending the 5th Annual New Communications Forum in San Francisco later this month on April 27th - 29th. I'll be giving a presentation

Have You Got a Boss or a Leader?

Social Media Marketing

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SEO Basics and social media applications

Josh S Peters

SEO basics and social media applications. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and even though people keep saying it's dead or dying and it's all because of social media, but the absolute opposite is true. How do I know this