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

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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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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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Facebook Connect Launches First Widget

Freelance Social Media

“Today, we're launching our first social widget for Facebook Connect, the Comments Box. The Comments Box is a great way for any website, blog or photo gallery to add social comments to their page in just a minute with a few lines of

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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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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

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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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

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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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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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

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.

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

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

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 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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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.

The Business of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

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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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

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

My Blog got me a New Job and a Book Deal!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I realize you can’t pick up a paper or listen to the news without hearing about more job losses and for those that are affected by the economic situation my thoughts and prayers are with you all. And so I’d like to focus on describing how my blog has helped me move on to the next stage in my career. And hopefully help you in the process.

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The 22 most unknown FREE things anyone can have.

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

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

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What is social media and why do I need it?

Josh S Peters

Shua Consulting has officially launched! The first post being hosted is What is social media and why do I need it? I'd really like to get your feedback not only on the article but on the site. Thank you for reading, and as soon as I get

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On the End of the Podcast Peer Awards

Taylor Marek

Yes, it is true. The Podcast Peer Awards has come to an end. I’m separating my podcasting posts from my financial/business/tech posts now, staying true to the theme running on taylormarek.com. You will find this article, as well as any podcasting article over at my premium site, [link] Here is the link: [link].

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Secrets to Building Digital Relationships

Diva Marketing Blog

Last Valentine's Day I asked a few marketers how to develop great business relationships. The responses were insightful and smart. With so much of our time spent in the online world I wondered how people were developing digital relationships. I posted on Diva Marketing and sent off a tweet asking.

Accelerate your PR with BuzzGain – a podcast with Mukund Mohan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

(adopted from a post seen at phdunay.gooruze.com) Discovering and connecting with the people who will help your business thrive in today’s social economy is vital especially when attention has become a precious commodity! As a PR and Marketing specialist it is becoming mandatory for businesses today to identify the communities that are actively defining and shaping the future of your business in places like blogs, Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, as well as traditional media.

Going From to Free to Fee, Consciously: Yes We Can?

Bare Feet Studios

Chris Anderson has added his voice to the many discussions of how the internet economy which is all about the free is facing cash shortages and reality checks as the economy tanks. He is optimistic that free will survive