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

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10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

So, you’re ready to Tweet, right?

“K” is King in Brand and Company Naming

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Donna Vincent Roa. The power of the letter “K” has always fascinated me. In college, one of my favorite adjectives was “kafkaesque,” a word with three “K” sounds. The first time I heard this word, it resonated with me, and I wanted to say it again and again.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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.

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.

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

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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.

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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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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.

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.

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 Make Your LinkedIn Page Talk About Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Tweet When talking about corporate branding, the first thing which comes to mind is LinkedIn. The network for professionals can be seen as a good place to highlight the USPs of your company, attract the right talent and probably recruit the biggest and the brightest in the industry.

Is Ashton Kutcher a fundraising dud? | Sherrilynne Starkie

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Story And Conversation: Pin It To Build A Brand

Firebelly

Cabot Cheese's board for appetizers brings appetizers made with their cheeses to life. This week at work, I was explaining Pinterest to some of my coworkers, and one of them posed a question that I had yet to ask myself — What brands are using Pinterest? How It Works.

Executive Series: Listening on Social Media is about Insight Management and Analyzing Data

Mindjumpers

Tweet This post is part of The Executive Series which is written by Jonas Klit Nielsen, CEO and Founder of Mindjumpers.

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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.

Three biggest myths of social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

There are a LOT of idiotic corporate terms out there.

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.

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.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

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.

The Executive Series: High Level Strategy, Value Propositions and Social

Mindjumpers

Tweet This post is part of The Executive Series which is written by Jonas Klit Nielsen, CEO and Founder of Mindjumpers.

Canadian business owners split on social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

10 Surefire Ways For A Business To Fail At Social Media

SocMed Sean

There are a lot of ways to engage in social media, some of them effective…some of them not.

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?

How Bees Make Me a Better Business Owner

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Ken Mueller. A bee in my bonnet. Often when my wife and I are taking our dog, Shadow, for a walk, we go past a house in our neighborhood that has grabbed my attention. There are two vehicles parked out front bearing license plates that include variations on the word “beeswax.”

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Is Erik Deckers the funniest man in social media marketing?

Firebelly

Professional Blogger and Book Author Erik Deckers on disruption, middle men and his deepest secret.

How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

Tweet On November 7 2011, Google+ launched their highly anticipated pages. For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands.

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Podcast: SL's PR top 5 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 2: Real-Life Relationships Matter

SocMed Sean

In my previous post in this series, I discussed how blogging and tweeting were key elements to sharing my expertise on intranets.