September, 2010

Optimizing Facebook for Business: Tabs, Tags & Sharing

Harp Interactive

It takes a lot to cut through the clutter and stand out. When it comes to Facebook, your brand is competing with rants, life events, link suggestions, pet photos, Mafia Wars, Farmville & other businesses vying for attention!

Everything you ever needed to get started with Twitter

SocialFish

I was thinking it was probably time to post something for Twitter beginners, since it’s been a million years since the last time we did , but luckily we have some fab blogger buds who have been busy writing some of this up so I don’t need to!

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Book Review – UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.

Dave Fleet

Tweet If you’re a regular Twitter user, Scott Stratten can be hard to miss at times (ok, always). The self-proclaimed “Jedi for social media,” with a big online mouth and an even bigger following, Scott provokes strong reactions from people.

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How Facebook Hurt My Feelings | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy, We are all learning, why not do it together

Social Media Automation 101

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

The Problem With PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Tweet. You know what the problem with PR is? Most PR pros (and firms). We in the PR industry have done a poor job of defining and promoting what we do. The term “PR” has become synonymous with “press releases” (easy enough to understand

How To Post Effectively on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet. Virtue released a white paper this month on the effectiveness on when to post links and updates on Facebook according to when users are online, and when these links will generate most feedback, likes and traffic to your website

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Thoughts on Poken & Off-line Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

Remember the Casio digital diaries which were a digi-fashion statement way back in the 90s? A brilliant concept that enabled you to store the details of all your contacts including their names, phone-numbers and what not.

Privacy Is About Control, Not Anonymity

Dave Fleet

Tweet Seth Godin says you don’t really care about privacy : “If you cared about privacy you wouldn’t have a credit card, because, after all, they know everything you spend money on.

Practice Safe Clicking

Almost Savvy

To my friends who have received the bossy emails from me lately, I’m sorry. I tried to be nice when I told you to change your password right away and delete all the posts you’d sent to your friends. I know you didn’t like hearing about this.

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Know someone in the military?

SocialFish

Many of you have a family member, a friend, a colleague, someone you know well – or not so well – who has been (or still is) in the military, who signed up to protect your country (whichever country that might be).

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.

5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Marketing Effort

Mindjumpers

Tweet. In our time of social media networks, it is rather common that companies establish an identity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc to market themselves even more. There are a lot of platforms to choose from, and many of us are

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How not to hold a tweetup | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Optimize Your Social Media and Make Your SEO More Social

Harp Interactive

Social Media Marketing and Search Engine Optimization work best when synergized. Businesses that employ an integrated search and social media strategy achieve greater web-success at lower cost because they amplify their message manifold simply by combining the power of organic search and viral media.

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Interview: Aaron Goldman – Everything I Know about Marketing I Learned From Google

Dave Fleet

Tweet Aaron Goldman is the author of Everything I Know about Marketing I Learned From Google (affiliate link).

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy, We are all learning, why not do it together

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10 Reasons to Work for a Startup [#whyworkforstartup]

The Marketing Blog

Like any typical evening, we’re busy working on our office desks. Suddenly @santoshpanda sparked of a bright initiative that led to exchange of some interesting thoughts. The channel was ‘Twitter’ and to participate you had to answer the reasons for working in a startup.

Storytelling – A Powerful Tool When Branding Your Organization In.

Mindjumpers

Tweet. When we talk about social media, it's the same as talking about connecting and making conversation. Via social networks people all over the world are able to interact, share content, valuable advice and also recommend products to

One in three SMEs use social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

Waxing UnLyrical

Tweet. Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle. I remember the first Twitter chat I attended. It was #journchat, one of the first, if not the first, Twitter chats created. Image: Maria Johnson via Flickr, CC 2.0. It drove me nuts

New Role for Communications Pros

SocialFish

Yesterday, I helped pick sessions for the Marketing, Membership, and Communications Conference that ASAE is hosting in April. Honestly, there were some good sessions, and a lot of bad sessions to choose from. I think the sessions that were picked are a good mix, though.

Facebook Tip: How To Choose Who Can See Your Friends

Almost Savvy

If it feels like it is next to impossible to keep up with all of the changes Facebook seems to implement on a weekly basis, you are definitely not alone. What's public? What's private? How do I know who is seeing what I post

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? How about a real-time search tool to see what’s being said about your company or any topic of interest right now?

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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.

How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet. A recent study shows that advertising on the Facebook platform works. People read the page updates and are likely to notice the targeted ads as well. This means that if you run a business, you can benefit from having a Facebook

My paper.li newspapers | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Is “Social Media” Hurting Social Media?

Dave Fleet

Is the term “social media&# hurting strategic communicators in the digital space? Before you tell me I’m crazy, stop and think for a second. Plenty of people have wondered about the term before ( Google “social media term&# and you’ll find a 2007 post from Jeremiah Owyang on the topic) but I’m thinking of this from a slightly different angle. Is the term “social media&# leading clients to take the wrong approach to their online activities?

Three ways to use Facebook Places for your nonprofit

SocialFish

Lately I’ve found myself answering questions from nonprofits about Facebook Places. All of the questions are some variation on “How can we use it to raise awareness and/or money?&#. Following are three creative ideas that have come out of these discussions: 1. Think offline first.

Introducing Social Media Informer

Almost Savvy

Learning to maximize the benefits of using social media can easily seem an overwhelming task. Toss in keeping abreast of constant changes and the latest tips and tricks, and it suddenly feels like a full-time job just hunting down the information you need from sources you can trust.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not.

What To Include In a Social Media Policy

Mindjumpers

Tweet. Blog post written by Georgina Coates who is Social Media Manager at UK based, integrated communications agency Kindred. Follow George on Twitter @GeorgieC and catch her own social media thoughts at: What's a Girl to Do

Social Media University | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Time To Evolve How We Target Social Media?

Dave Fleet

Tweet How many times have you read something like this in a digital communications plan? “One in three of our target audience is using Facebook. So, we recommend creating a Facebook page for this program.&#. As social networks become more and more prevalent, we’re at the point now that almost every client brief appears to point, on its surface, to one of a few key networks.

3-Year Social Media Plan for Events

SocialFish

I recently spoke to a group of meetings professionals at Affordable Meetings National here in DC. The slides for the presentation, Social Media & Events–Get Beyond the Hype, are on Slideshare.