December, 2012

Twitter Shifts Position: Now Claims PeopleBrowsr Suit Is A Federal Antitrust Case

The Realtime Report

Last week, PeopleBrowsr, a social analytics company, won a temporary restraining order preventing Twitter from terminating its long-standing access to the full firehose.

9 Actionable Ways To Prove & Track Your Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Ed Baxter. For the last few years, social media has taken the marketing world by storm, if you aren’t engaging with your visitors then you’re probably putting yourself at a massive disadvantage against your competitors who do.

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Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your iPad Or Tablet

SocMed Sean

I can’t live without my tablet. First, I had an iPad and then eventually switched to an ASUS Transformer as my primary gadget. If you are a tablet owner, though, you probably know that apps like Twitter and Facebook treat your tablet as a mobile device by default.

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Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Anil Dash is insightful about the differences between the old web and the new web. Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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The New Dilemma: Social Media Exposes Us to Too Much, Too Often

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Jason Butlion. The way that we explore and discover content on the Internet has drastically changed in the last decade.

PR and Change… On the Edge of Tomorrow

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m sure this will come as a ginormous surprise for all of you…. I love what I do for a living. For you “newcomers” to Waxing UnLyrical, I’m a public relations professional now teaching the next generation(s) of PR pros. Sometimes I say, “Been there; done that.” But that’s not true.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

That is the order of my priorities in 2013. Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. Facebook in 2013.

Holiday Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Unspoken

It’s official – the holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving has just passed and now we are moving on to the season in which dollar signs flash in the eyes of many business owners.

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.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? It’s certainly gaining traction, with over 500 million users now on board, already half of Facebook’s total.

135 Million Users Are Active in Google+ Stream

The Realtime Report

“Today Google+ is the fastest-growing network thingy ever” wrote Google Senior Vice President Vic Gundotra in a blog post late last week.

Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. Not only is it used by almost a quarter of new webmasters, it’s also the system of choice for 17% of Alexa’s top one million sites on the web.

Why you should be on Google+

SocialFish

I’m going to be talking about Google+ at the ASAE Technology Conference tomorrow. My theory about Google+ is explained incredibly well in this first presentation by Gideon Rosenblatt, which I am including as handout. If you understand this, you’ll get what you need to do with Google+.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Updated Facebook Tip: Organizing, Moving and Editing Your Photos And Albums

SocMed Sean

Uploading photos to Facebook using your phone or tablet is easy. Reorganizing them, however, can be a real pain. Check out my tips for creating Facebook albums and moving photos between albums. Facebook Featured Social Media Tech best practices facebook photos social media social networking tips

3 Ways Mobile Insights Are Informing Online and Offline Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Customer Experience Mobile. It’s predicted that shoppers around the world will have purchased about $119 billion worth of goods and services through their mobile phones by 2015.

How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember

Ari Herzog

The Library of Congress did not know the names of French brothers Michel, age 4, and Edmond, age 2, when the institution uploaded this photograph to Flickr in the summer of 2008. They knew the duo were Titanic orphans. They didn’t know anything else. The LOC now has that data.

Top Social Media Case Studies of 2012

The Realtime Report

What were the most popular social media case studies in 2012?

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.

Mind mapping: “What’s in it for professionals?”

Idaconcpts

What is mind mapping? To some people, mind mapping is a place of wonder where thoughts are meant to be discovered. To others, it is a creative playground where you are never too old to play with your ideas and never too young to reach beyond your potential.

True Customer Engagement: the Leap Beyond User Experience

SocialFish

In a recent post in the Demand Perspective blog , I wrote about Michael Schrage’s post in Harvard Business Review Blogs called Don’t Confuse Engagement with User Experience.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Emails Reach Their Best Results In the 1st Hour [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Every company, every industry, and even every department in a single company can have different results. If you want to truly want to know how to get the best from your marketing, then you need to make testing a priority.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Throughout 2012, an average of + 190 million tweets have been sent out daily and the number of users have grown from 106 millions end of 2010 to +500 millions during 2012. Just imagine that! And like Facebook users, 50% of the Twitter users access the network via mobile.

Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform

The Realtime Report

The Fortune Global 100 companies are mentioned 5.6 million times a month , and that’s just on Twitter. And this doesn’t include all of the conversations in which customers are talking about your product category or your competitors.

The Biggest Social Media Mistakes & Disasters of 2012

Firebelly

With as quickly as things move on social media sites, there are going to be mistakes. Learn about some of the biggest ones brands made in 2012 (as well as lessons learned) in these must-reads. 11 Biggest Social Media Disasters of 2012.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?).

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Why Measuring the Networked Nonprofit is a Must-Read

Waxing UnLyrical

What happens when the doyenne of the nonprofit world and the queen of measurement decide to write a book together ?

Big Business Spends on Mass Media, While the Media Gets Personal

Unspoken

Have you notice a big difference in a way brands market to you on a smartphone? Neither have we. And that’s the problem. Big business is still investing in the communication of messages using the mass mediums of television and direct marketing, but they haven't notice the real action is on a different screen; and its personal.

The New Face of SEO: Content Creation Comes First [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Traditionally, we think of SEO as something very technically rooted. But this has changed immensely during the last couple of years.

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Customer Service on Twitter: Top Brands Respond To Only 14% Of Tweets

The Realtime Report

Nearly all (95%) of top brands are active on Twitter, and 23% of top brands have Twitter handles dedicated to customer service, according to a Simply Measured study. But how effectively are brands responding to the tweeted requests, concerns and complaints of individual consumers?

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