December, 2009

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Jesse Stay, founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder. He's volunteered to give away a copy of his recent book, FBML Essentials, to two readers. Scroll down to the end of the

Super Third Thursday for social media club

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Isle of Man Social Media Club meets the third Thursday of each month and everyone is welcome. On 21 January 2010, we are kicking off the New Year with Super Third Thursday with guest speaker Chief Inspector Mark Payne of the West Midlands Police.

Fire your Director of Social Media!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent ANA conference I was interviewing Brian Wallace VP of Digital Marketing and Media for RIM when I heard him say “2 years from now- if I still have a Director of Social Media – I should be fired!&# and after thinking about that I can’t help but agree with him.

5 Must-Do Twitter Style Tips

Harp Interactive

When it comes to growing your followers on Twitter, you have approximately 2 seconds or less to grab someones attention and positively influence them to click the “follow&# button.

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Social Media Automation 101

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

10 lessons Twitter should have taught you in 2009

Direct Marketing Observations

You know we’re all amazed at the power of Twitter and the numbers don’t lie. I know I am. But if Twitter went away tomorrow what would you do? How would you adapt? As we have all seen when Twitter does goes down for any prolonged amount of time, the silence is deafening.

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since we're about to jump into 2010 (that's “twenty ten,” everyone), I wanted to ring in the new year with something that will hopefully kick start your collaborative efforts. This is a guest post from Shevonne Polastre, who wrote this

Social media and selling snake oil | Sherrilynne Starkie

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10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about some Predictions for 2009 and while I would say 8 out of 10 have already materialized and the other 2 are on their way, it has become clear that this year was the year we past the point of no return on Social Media.

8 Tips to Improve Online Sales During the Holiday Season

Harp Interactive

Online retailers plan the holiday sale season months in advance; designing and executing special promotions and marketing campaigns to promote these sales events through various media channels. Businesses primarily rely on email, CPC & CPM campaigns besides traditional marketing.

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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.

Free State Social 2010 – Lawrence KS #FSSocial | Freelance Social.

Freelance Social Media

Whitney Matthews (@WhitneyMathews) announced this morning a social media conference being held April 2010 in our backyard-Lawrence, KS. The conference is

What is Your Favorite “Real-time” Tool?

Almost Savvy

LeWeb nametag The theme of LeWeb '09 was “The Real-time Web,” but what exactly “is” real-time? And, at what point, do real-time tools stop being new toys which only truly-geeky people use and start becoming so embedded into our everyday

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Finding productivity on Twitter, especially if you are a large company or one that manages several profiles for clients, can be quite difficult. It's especially difficult to build up a strong following. Fortunately, Tweet Spinner is

Corporate social media use on the rise | Sherrilynne Starkie

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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.

Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in.

Adam Sherk

A new whitepaper from Vocus with their 2010 PR Planning Survey results has some encouraging statistics about the increasing role of search engine optimization in the overall PR mix. Not surprisingly, social media gets the most attention

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Online Reputation Management For Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Harp Interactive

The web is an great platform for publicity; unfortunately not all of it is positive! If you have a website that depends on traffic from search engines then your reputation is vulnerable to external forces.

10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about some Predictions for 2009 and while I would say 8 out of 10 have already materialized and the other 2 are on their way, it has become clear that this year was the year we past the point of no return on Social Media.

LeWeb Bingo!

Almost Savvy

Here in Paris, the excitement about LeWeb is palpable. While the actual conference will take place over the next two days, there are many pre-conference parties and activities today. I'm thrilled to be here as one of the LeWeb Official

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a fair number of excellent search engine optimization experts (SEOs) in the wild, but there are countless social media marketing experts, many of whom are self-proclaimed gurus in their field. However, the number of SEOs I've

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2010 will be the year of…

Direct Marketing Observations

For companies and corporations, I’d say that 2009 was the year of listening and learning what social media is and what social media can do. But you know what?

You Are Not A Social Media Guru, Ninja, Expert, Master, (Enter.

Jason Yormark

Too many unqualified people claim to be social media experts. Here's the real dish on what makes a social media expert

How to Send a Facebook Page Update

Harp Interactive

Using your status update on your wall to communicate is great. But if someone doesn’t log on frequently to view the latest stream, they may miss your message or update.

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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.

Inbound Interaction Management (IIM)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It’s no surprise that Direct Marketing response rates have dropped to a historic low with success rates in the low single digits.

Dell demonstrates social media roi | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Building Trust: A Relationship is Not a Newsletter Opt-In

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my social media etiquette handbook, which is easily my most referenced post of the past year, I allude to a problem that has become increasingly more prominent in social media circles and on social media networks and sites

Facebook Applications Adding Embarrassing Content to Your Profile

Kikolani

Share. When I first started out on Facebook, I got really into some of the many fun applications, adding various ones to the Boxes tab of my profile. And after a bit, I got away from using the apps and focusing on other areas of Facebook like the groups, pages, etc.

Booked: Facebook Disabled My Account | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

I feel so alone. I didn't quite realize how much I used Facebook until it was taken away from me. Between Twitter and Facebook, I had built a nice little

Hey, Facebook, It's Me – Really! (Just Ask the Goat)

Almost Savvy

OK, people, who tagged the photo of the goat on Facebook? You know who you are. Stay right there; I'll deal with you in a minute. So, here I was doing my usual social media evening check-in to see who's doing what and what's news

Social CMO – Will CMO’s miss this opportunity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

CMO’s have one of the most unique opportunities in front of them that they have ever had and I wonder if they will be able to capitalize on it. Naturally some will and some won’t but those that do have a shot a re-writing the charter for ALL CMO’s going forward. Let me explain ….

December 14th: PR top 5 (Tiger Woods) | Sherrilynne Starkie

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