July, 2011

Eight Tips for Scaling Social Customer Support

Dave Fleet

Tweet. David Armano noted in a recent Harvard Business Review post on social business that listening to conversations is a valuable step but only the beginning: “The true opportunity lies in scaling and operationalizing “social&#.&#.

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What is G+ and Do I Need It?

SocialFish

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Gamification of the Ontario election | Sherrilynne Starkie

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How much is that Facebook Fan worth anyway?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Vitrue a social media marketing platform determined that the average value of a Facebook ‘fan’ is about $3.60 when it comes to a Media Equivalent Value (MEV) per year.

Social Media Automation 101

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

5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions

Jason Yormark

Over the past year I’ve really worked at giving a variety of web browsers a fair shake at becoming my go to browser for every day use. I’ve used the major players such as IE , Firefox , Chrome , Safari , and even gave RockMelt a spin ( see here for my review of that platform ).

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Smart Location-Based Marketing By Home Depot

Dave Fleet

Just saw this photo on my friend Ben Lucier’s Posterous site – hardware retailer Home Depot reserved a parking spot for him at his local store in the “Pro&# parking section. Because he was the mayor.

Social Media Background Checks – Scary or Helpful?

SocialFish

We know social media is all about sharing, being authentic and building relationships; however, some people take the sharing part too far. From the Cisco tweet to Anthony Weiner , social media has brought down the mighty and the not-so-bright.

SEO: social networks influence search rankings | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

How Companies Are Dedicating Their Budgets to Social Media [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet At the beginning of a new financial year, all marketers sit down to draft their strategies in form of new media planning and budget allocations. With the new budgets, they more or less define the structure of marketing in the coming year.

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.

Should You Use a QR Code?

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Mikinzie Stuart. QR codes may be old news to digital marketers, but lately I’ve increasingly noticed that this hot little two-dimensional bar code is going mainstream.

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10 Short Sentences That Sum Me Up

Jason Yormark

I’ve had a hell of a time writing regularly on my blog, and I finally decided to get a little help in the matter by subscribing to Chris Brogan’s Blog Topics.

11 Things I Wish More People Knew About Me

Dave Fleet

If you didn’t already know, I’m a huge Amber Naslund fan. Her latest post, over at the Brass Tack Thinking blog, focuses on the things she wishes more people knew about her, and it got me thinking.

Why I’m Over Declaring Tech Tools “Over”

Almost Savvy

With the launch of Google’s new social network, Google+ , there are many who have rushed to publish opinions about the demise of other networks, most notably Twitter and Facebook.

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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.

No social media policy for half of businesses | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

How to Choose the Right Social Media Platform to Connect With Customers

Mindjumpers

Tweet When taking the first step and starting out with social media, there are some basic things worth considering for creating the right foundation for your presence.

How Netflix Could Solve its Price Increase Debacle

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Joe Hackman. If you’re a Netflix subscriber, you’ve probably already received a notice indicating the pricing and plan changes.

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How could your organization use Instagram?

SocialFish

The photo-sharing app Instagram hit 5 million users this month, sharing 100 million photos. It’s only been in existence 8 months – by comparison, Flickr took 2 years to hit that number of photos.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

4 Social Media Mistakes Easily Prevented By Common Sense

Firebelly

Not everyone has common sense when it comes to social media. Some people are still new to the game and trying to figure out exactly how all this ‘nonsense’ works. Many of these people own businesses.

How Social Media Gave True Blood a Transfusion

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The first episode of a new TV season needs to grab the audience, and social media campaigns have become an integral part of doing just that.

July 2011: Ottawa's Twitter top 20 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Searching the web, I found this interesting infographic by Technobombs.com , which gives a feature by feature comparison of Google+ and Facebook.

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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.

Getting Started With Vlogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Erica Allison. Video Blog Posts. Vlogs. Everyone seems to be doing them now. But are they doing them in the best way they could? Are there some tips out in the blogosphere that can be shared in order to make your foray into vlogging a more enjoyable, productive experience?

Mark Your Calendars – YAP at #ASAE11

SocialFish

Going to #ASAE11 in St Louis? Join the YAP NATION for a night that will surely live in infamy teh awsum – YAP presents: network-FEST.

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Client Profile: Unrelenting Social Relationship Builder – Mark Juleen

Firebelly

Mark Juleen - Dynamic, inimitable "apartment marketing nerd" …Apartment marketing has evolved into storytelling, relationship building, and measurement – and the future is already here. This week J.C.

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Pitching Social Media: Key Takeaways I’ve Learned In 6 Months

Jason Yormark

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been roughly 6 months since I left Microsoft for the agency world.

My social capital in Ottawa | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Mad Men Launches Create Your Own Ad Application on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Guest blog written by Christine Dissing, who holds a Masters in Marketing Communications Management and is passionate about advertising, branding and marketing communication, a passion she shares on her own blog attention2ads.tumblr.com.

On Social Media Bullies

Waxing UnLyrical

Have you come across a social media bully lately? That’s the person who tells you they “will not do X if you do Y.&# Or, “Unless you stop doing X, I will not do Y.&#.

Google+ is here. What now?

SocialFish

As you can imagine, we’re exploring Google+ and reading a lot of analysis about what its effects will be, for individuals and eventually for businesses. Here’s my G+ profile if you’d like to follow along as I explore.

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