November, 2011

Five way to improve your social media measurement

Dave Fleet

Tweet. We’re past the point where a “get me one of those” approach to the latest social shiny object is a viable approach. As business use of social media continues to slowly mature, measurement is becoming more and more important to justify the investment in social activities.

Canada is the world's No. 1 brand | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

So, you’re ready to Tweet, right?

An Average Day on Facebook [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Who is an average Facebook user and how do his activities on Facebook look like? This question needs to be reflected upon by everyone working with Facebook, since it is what we base our strategies on.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? Or that 73% of U.S. companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)?

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Interview with ASAE’s Community Manager, Mandy Stahl

SocialFish

Community management is a new role at many associations, and it’s further complicated by being both a very public-facing job as well as one managing internal processes that often cut across more than one department inside an organization.

November 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

How To Remove the Yahoo! News, Washington Post or Spotify Notifications From Your Facebook Ticker

SocMed Sean

I’ve been asked this question more than a few times, so I thought I’d pass it along here. If you hate that apps like Yahoo! News, Spotify, and the Washington Post are pushing articles into your Facebook timeline, there is a quick way to get rid of them.

“Like” Means Different Things To Different People

Mindjumpers

Tweet. Brian Solis recently released the 7th book called “The End of Business As Usual” In the book, he talks about the 3 Fs of social media – friends, followers and fans – and what they mean to brands.

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: The Great Equalizer

Jason Yormark

When the web exploded onto the scene roughly 15 or so years ago, a new revolution began in a variety of ways. One of those was the ability for just about anyone to be anything they wanted to be much easier then ever before.

When Stories and Numbers Collide

Waxing UnLyrical

What struck me most about the PRSA 2011 Conference – which was just terrific, I got to see so many old friends and meet new ones – was that there were two things you couldn’t get away from. The first was the importance of storytelling.

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The Tremendous Connector & Social Media Advocate: Catching Up With Jonathan Saar

Firebelly

Jonathan is a tremendous networker and advocate of social media marketing. Our friend, Mark Juleen, has this to say about Jonathan Saar “Beyond his role at The Training Factor, Jonathan is a tremendous networker and advocate of social media marketing for the multifamily industry.

Is Ashton Kutcher a fundraising dud? | Sherrilynne Starkie

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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.

Cartoon: Speaking Social Media

SocMed Sean

Working in social media in my day job and my night job, I spend a LOT of time around social media geeks. The other day, I overheard an entire conversation that was so full of social media lingo and jargon that it was like a whole new language.

Where Should You Post Your Status? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet You may have already seen this during the last week as it has been shared a lot in social media, and especially Facebook, during the last week or so. And here it is again. The reason why it has been spread a lot is probably because its witty angle to social media.

Social Media: The Great Equalizer

Jason Yormark

When the web exploded onto the seen roughly 15 or so years ago, a new revolution began in a variety of ways. One of those was the ability for just about anyone to be anything they wanted to be much easier then ever before.

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

SocialFish

Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus. At one point Nathan put a challenge on the table for the three of us to write a post about Google Plus Pages during the Hangout.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

The Baconator on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

We bloggers like badges. Right here on WUL, there are a few that I’m proud of (you’ll remember how thrilled I was when we finally got the Alltop badge ). But today I’m exceptionally proud to unveil my newest badge and, perhaps, my favorite of all: the Baconator.

Three biggest myths of social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

There are a LOT of idiotic corporate terms out there.

How Carlsberg’s Bikers Video Went Viral

Mindjumpers

Tweet If you are into watching videos online, you have probably seen Carlsberg’s bikers cinema stunt video that took place in Brussels, Belgium. Ever since the video came out last month, it has been going viral and are now charted among the most seen viral videos at the moment.

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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.

The Frustrating State Of Obtaining Inactive Twitter Usernames

Jason Yormark

Imagine you come up with a great idea for a blog, or business idea. Or maybe you just are helping a good friend out with getting them their website up finally. You’ve got the domain name, the business or organization is registered, and you’re just about good to go.

Who rules nonprofit social media?

SocialFish

Check out the latest infographic from Craig Newmark and the team at RAD Campaign. It’s fairly self-explanatory. Find more info about it, including some of the findings from the data used to create this, here. As always, click on the image for full size. Useful Data

Should you let social media conversations direct your business?

Dave Fleet

Tweet. Here’s a question for you: Should you let conversations in social media direct your business? If you’ve worked in the social media space, that seems like a pretty straightforward “yes”, right?

Canadian business owners split on social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m a Director of Social Media for a digital agency, they usually respond with 1 of 2 questions: 1) Does that mean you get to play on Facebook all day? -or- or- 2) How did you get that job?

How To Set Up a Presence on LinkedIn

Mindjumpers

Tweet Whenever we think of professional networking and corporate branding, the first thing that comes to mind is LinkedIn. And rightly so, with 100 million professionals following 1,9 million companies on LinkedIn, it is worth considering to grow a presence here on LinkedIn.

Raising Cain: Why Herman Cain Is a PR Case Study

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Daniel J. Cohen. Politics was my first love, but she broke my heart. As a student of American University from 2002 to 2006, I found politics a bit too vicious for my liking.

BIG SOCIALFISH ANNOUNCEMENT

SocialFish

We are super excited to announce that we are establishing a joint venture with CommPartners , a long-established company in the association industry that focuses on online education programs, knowledge communities and multimedia events for associations.