May, 2008

Why PowerPoint rules the business world

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A CALL FOR VISUAL LITERACY. In many organizations, the beginning and end of any business activity is marked by the PowerPoint presentation. In the early stages of an initiative, PowerPoint is used in strategy sessions, to present proposals and put forth plans. Later, it's used for updates and progress reports. In the final stages, it's used to report back and to present findings and conclusions. PowerPoint is everywhere, and it shows no signs of going away anytime soon. Why is it used so broadly?

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Proto.in July 18-19 2008

The Marketing Blog

proto2008se_badge_horizontal_jpg. I discovered the news about proto.in from Arun's latest blog-post on trak.in. Proto.in is an event focused on exciting new startups. Like the mission statement says, it is about giving entrepreneurs a

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Viral Marketing: Weezer Gets it Right

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In one of the most brilliant marketing moves of all time from a social media perspective, alternative rock band Weezer created an awesome video for their new single, “Pork and Beans,” using internet superstars from a handful of

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Update: The CAN-SPAM Act

Freelance Social Media

Four new provisions to 2003's CAN-SPAM act have been announced by the Federal Trade Commision. Following are the four topics that these new provisions address: An email recipient cannot be required to pay a fee, provide information

Social Media Automation 101

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

#85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. Special Announcement: Today is my Golden Birthday! In today’s episode you will figure out how fast you want your money in Finances.

Do Video Contests Work in India?

Atom Thought

A layman's answer would be : NO! And the reason: many people connect the success of video contest with the number of videos submitted! Now, this is not the reason why we would run a video contest, and this was definitely NOT why I ran

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Social Media and Blog Camp - Courtesy Delhi Bloggers Bloc

The Marketing Blog

Come June 7th and we'd witness another one-day unconference on social media and blogging. Its the social media and blog camp by Delhi Bloggers Bloc. About the Event. DBB Social Media & Blog camp A one-day semi-camp style “unconference

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many tech geeks will often say that their first forays into cyberspace began with a 300 baud modem and a BBS. I'ma little younger than that (finally, I can say that!), but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first

How to Get in Google News (And Receive 8000 visitors for One Article)

Viper Chill

When this blog was about 6 months old, I considered turning it into an industry news blog or even setting up another one that only covered the latest information. Thankfully, I didn't really get around to that which is good as it's not

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#85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. Special Announcement: Today is my Golden Birthday! In today’s episode you will figure out how fast you want your money in Finances.

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.

Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing. 20000 visitors in a couple days can't be wrong. My last post was titled Why geeks make better boyfriends. I was searching the interwebs for some information on a future post and came across an

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What if you placed a call to GM and the CEO answered the phone? You would think perhaps this company is too small to suit my needs. This is why the bigger a company gets the more faceless they become because they layer on infrastructure

Social Media Scores over Mass Media Again

The Marketing Blog

Are you a budding singer? Have you been rejected by one of the reality music shows? Is it curtains for you? think twice before actually coming to the conclusion that it is the end of the road for your singing career

Reputation Management with Dissatisfied Customers and Word of.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In today's day and age, if your customer is dissatisfied, chances are the world will hear about it through new media

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 to Go from Nothing to 550000 Social Media Visitors in One Month

Viper Chill

We've had a lot of success with a particular client recently and I wanted to share that with you guys today. They wern't exactly getting 'nothing' from blogs or top sites but it wasn't anything to talk about. However, in pretty much one

#86 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Credit Card Backlash, Sales staff or Advertising, and Google battles Viacom while Dell frauds

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. In today’s episode you will learn about how credit cards can eat you alive for Finances. For Business, will you pick a sales staff or invest in advertising, and for Technology, I give an update on the Google/Viacom lawsuit and how Dell was caught red-handed. The articles used in today’s show can be found at: [link]. link]. link].

Tourism: Festivals are Powerful Economical Tools | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Dan McConnell DDB Worldwide:[link] just spoke here at the Hawaii Tourism Authority Festivals and Events

Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Translation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted to the SCoPE conference , May 21, 2008. One of the things I wanted to see Tom Carey explore in his talk today is the concept, suggested in this title, of knowledge mobilization. From iisd , "Knowledge mobilization addresses how external knowledge (outside of the organization) is sought out and combined with internal knowledge to create new knowledge that meets the needs of target users/clients."

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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.

Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs?

The Marketing Blog

Enjoy this fantastic BNET video as Communications coach Carmine Gallo talks about the various techniques that Apple CEO Steve Jobs uses to captivate and inspire his audience. Terrific video on presentation structure and performance

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media marketing can be very effective if done the right way, but if it backfires, the fallout can be pretty undesirable. Such was the case for this Digg

ViperChill Updates & eBook Changes

Viper Chill

While I like to keep most of the blog posts informative, I also like to write on a personal level and have as many operations in this company as transparent as possible. With that in mind, here are some status updates

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#86 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Credit Card Backlash, Sales staff or Advertising, and Google battles Viacom while Dell frauds

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. In today’s episode you will learn about how credit cards can eat you alive for Finances. For Business, will you pick a sales staff or invest in advertising, and for Technology, I give an update on the Google/Viacom lawsuit and how Dell was caught red-handed. The articles used in today’s show can be found at: [link]. link]. link].

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

What is Pay Per Click (PPC)

Social Media Network Marketing

Pay Per Click (PPC) is a form of advertising usually found on search engine results and general websites. For PPC’s, the marketer will only pay if a prospect (visitor) actually click on your advertisement. For search engine PPC’s the marketer (you) specifies and bids on a list of keywords. Then, when a prospect surfing the internet searches on any one of those keywords in that list, that activity will trigger your ad in the sponsored listings.

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Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For years, classic brand strategy has always been about the creation of a single message that can be used with all of your constituents; investors, employees, senior management and customers about who you are and what value your company

Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers?

The Marketing Blog

We're all aware of the relevance of meaningful tags & hyperlinks that need to be inserted in a blog-post. While writing a blog-post a bloggers needs to spend time & effort thinking about appropriate tags which would make it easy for

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Last month, I wrote about the ease of friendfeed to spy on your friends. In other words, I can check someone's Friendfeed page and get any information I want about them, including when they are actively engaged in social media

A New Wave of Reputation Management Issues

Viper Chill

I follow a lot of news websites as some are clients and often click through to stories because of their interesting headlines. However, a few days ago one of these stories really caught my eye which I'm going to share with you now

RadioTail Ripple End of Service

Taylor Marek

I just received this e-mail minutes ago. Here is what it says… Hello, We’ve decided to end our free statistics service, RadioTail Ripple. It’s. been a pleasure having you on our system and working with so many fine. podcasters. As of the end of this month, we’ll stop generating statistics for your. podcast. We will continue to forward the redirects to your media files. for the foreseeable future.

Success In Internet Marketing

Social Media Network Marketing

Success In Internet Marketing is achieved to a large degree by the clarity and effectiveness of your goals. Clearly defined goals will help you chart out your action plan and take you to where you want to go. A good mentor, accountability partners, a clear focus and a massive action plan are the key Success ingredients you need to add to the mix. Identify Your WHY.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

When marketers design a marketing campaign – we typically design them for “rational” buyers. But do buyers ever act rational? And what about us? When we make decisions we think we're in control and making rational choices. But are we

Social Media trumps Mass Media?

The Marketing Blog

Have you seen Pepsi's newest ad which is a spoof on Akshay Kumar's coke advertisement? Yeah the same ad which picks up from Akshay Kumar left us in the Thumbs up commercial. Pepsi has certainly marked the rise of a new dawn with its

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I took off my Digg hat and put it on the shelf on January 28th after algorithmic changes at Digg made it extremely tough for me to appreciate the social news site that used to give you somewhat of a “high” for

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