February, 2009

Social Media is better for the Consideration Phase

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I know I talked about this before on this blog but when I saw the data from RainToday’s Benchmark Survey of How Buyer Identify Professional Services Providers , I couldn’t help myself.

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Hoping You'll Ask Me to Dance | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

I didn't go to many high school dances, but from what I remember, they were rather uncomfortable experiences. I know they are very dance-feet different today, but back then the scenario was always the same. Boys on one side of the gym

Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Cluetrain Style | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

I've fulfilled one of my social media resolutions for 2009, and have recently re-read the Cluetrain Manifesto. As I mentioned in that post, I always feel so

Foxmarks Review: Bookmark Synching For IE, Firefox and Safari

Jason Yormark

Every once in awhile I stumble upon a tool that is absolutely invaluable that I feel compelled to blog about (Yes, even when they are not made by Microsoft). Foxmarks fits that bill. Simply put, Foxmarks is a free add-on for your

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Economic Stimulus Package

Taylor Marek

Ok, let me get one thing out of the way before I begin. I am opposed entirely to this notion, partly because I am a free market enonomist and partly because I can see right through the red tape in the government

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World Wide Rave – Works!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In David Meerman Scott’s ebook Lose Control of your Marketing he talks a lot about the spread of ideas.

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One Random Thing About Me

Almost Savvy

287116977_fc3057bb10. Is there anyone left among us who has not seen or been tagged by one of those “25 Random Things About Me” memes? They are all the rage on blogs and Facebook, but enough already! I don't think I could come up with

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Guerrilla Social Media Marketing: Polls and Surveys | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Salt Lake City, UT Social Media consultant Josh Shua Peters expands Guerrilla Social Media Marketing with polls and surveys

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Is Enterprise 2.0 Learned From a Book or From Doing?

Social Media Strategery

Last week, I participated in aiim's Enterprise 2.0 Practitioner Certificate program, a two-day course focused on learning the principles and best practices of Enterprise 2.0 - social media behind the firewall. Now, I'll admit

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.

Downloads will now be taxed

Taylor Marek

Yes, you heard me right. This makes me mad to no end. Ugh, don’t even get me started… First off, taxing the internet period is just dumb. Its virtually impossible to enforce, and even if it was able to be, you would have the masses to deal with. Second, how in the world is this going [.].

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Coming soon to Facebook Pages

Freelance Social Media

This content from: Freelance Social Media. Coming soon to Facebook Pages. Facebook Pages can be a very powerful tool for businesses, especially when utilized the correct way. insidefacebook.com has reported some updates that will be

Facebook as the Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

An interesting trend has started to happen with Facebook lately - Media events are turning into Facebook groups!

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Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

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.

Internet Marketing Basics pt. 1

Josh S Peters

As I've said while I'm finishing my Masters cert. in Internet Marketing my time is going to be a little sparse, but then while getting frustrated with some people who were confusing strategies with tactics I had an idea

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Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Conventional wisdom holds that you only get what you pay for, but the real free geek knows that with the right knowledge (and maybe a charming smile) pretty much anything, even the good stuff, can be had for less or in the best case

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Downloads will now be taxed

Taylor Marek

Yes, you heard me right. This makes me mad to no end. Ugh, don't even get me started…. First off, taxing the internet period is just dumb. Its virtually impossible to enforce, and even if it was able to be, you would have the

PPC as a Luxury, not a Business Model

Freelance Social Media

This content from: Freelance Social Media. PPC as a Luxury, not a Business Model. I've recently been dealing with a client that has been dealt the bad hand of seeing success through ppc advertising. Before I was involved with the

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Personal Brand Organization Tips

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok so you are comfortable with getting your personal brand out there on the web. But periodically you are going to have to monitor, prune and synchronize it to keep it fresh. Here are a few tips for keeping your personal brand clean, organized and synchronized.

The Great Indian Digital Elections!

Atom Thought

Obama Ringtone Cartoon - orlandorand.com Do you know which company featured at the top in the Fast Company 50 list this year? None other than Obama & Company. The way Obama used technology and digital medium to attract , engage and

Answering the 8 Questions to Ask Your “Social Media Expert”

Josh S Peters

Last week Dave Fleet put up a post about the 8 Questions to Ask Your “Social Media Expert”. Personally I don't like the term Social Media Expert. It's vague, it's over used, and it's impossible to be. How can you be an “expert” in

The Wells Fargo Debacle.how to get around it

Akamai Marketing

Normally I talk about sponsorships and the power of events, but I have to digress a little bit this week because of the Well's Fargo Incentive trip debacle that will resonate within ALL aspects of events, INCLUDING marketing events and

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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.

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Haha, my mind has been wandering all day. I think I’ll let it drift for a while… # Ok, I’m going to try something new out at my site. This may or may not fit to my liking… # @gavinseim I agree, think they are poking around too much and preventing something innovative to happen. in reply [.].

The Business of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

More Thoughts on Thought Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Every firm I speak to wants to better position themselves as thought leaders in their specific area of Technology. And for good reason – better margins, better awareness, better leads, more qualified leads.

India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

Atom Thought

My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here: [link]. We see a very complex situation in India, given that there is a clutter by small and large local players, coupled with the affinity Indians have developed towards sites like Facebook! And precisely why this article becomes very relevant for Indian Social Networking Platforms!

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Guerrilla Social Media Marketing: WOM

Josh S Peters

Ever feel like people are talking about you? If you're sitting by the bean dip alone at a party that would be an uncomfortable feeling, but if you're a business you want people talking about you. WOM (word of mouth) marketing is one of

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Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Want a video that you will die laughing @? link] @jenchicago knows that for a fact #; @jenchicago Gotta love this song! ? link] #; @jenchicago well, I went and did it. I'm now on blip

Social Media is Scary – How to Address Senior Executives | Social.

Social Media Strategery

Part 2 in a series of posts responding to my original post, Social Media is Scary So, what can you do to address the myriad reasons for social media