February, 2010

4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Whether you are a business with brick and mortar stores or a company without borders, you should be tapping into the growing number of local audiences seeking products and services in their own locality.

Isle of Man: Twitter's most influential | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Do You Have a Digital Business Card? (Register for.tel for free.

Almost Savvy

We all want to be found more easily online when our friends, potential clients and employers Google us. We've set up our LinkedIn profiles, started blogging, created websites, invited others to be our friends on Facebook and tweeted

Office For Mac Macworld 2010 Recap

Jason Yormark

This year's Macworld 2010 was my first Macworld and it was definitely a different tradeshow experience then I am used to. For years, I've attended the Search Engine Strategies and SMX events and the biggest difference by far is in the

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Rethinking the whole influencer thing

Direct Marketing Observations

Rather than try and throw together a post with lots of juicy links about a sexy topic that might get lots of love and some retweets, I wanted to just throw this thought out there. It has to do with bubbles. in this case, social media. For the majority of us, we operate in bubbles.

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February’s Featured Resource: Amplify.com

Harp Interactive

Being prolific in social media, I am always on the prowl for useful tools, resources and social media platforms to expedite the time involved in producing and sharing relevant content across the social universe. I’ve recently discovered Amplify.com.

Workshop: Getting to grips with social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

LinkedIn Lets You Show Off Your Best Assets | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

So you think LinkedIn isn't as sexy as Twitter, Facebook or other networking sites? I encourage you to think again. If providing the most powerful professional networking and job search platform around is sexy, then I'd say it's pretty

My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

A review of the top 9 social media iphone apps that I use

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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.

Social Media Marketing:Do you know enough to know where to begin?

Direct Marketing Observations

Good question right? What’s the simple answer? Maybe not. If you are a marketer thinking about social media marketing then there is a good chance, if you have not done anything yet, that its because you just don’t have enough information yet.

Does Social Media Increase a Journalist's Value?

Adam Sherk

Post image for Does Social Media Increase a Journalist's Value? A major newspaper is about to undergo another dreaded round of layoffs. After the first wave of buyouts, a tough choice has to be made been two journalists of equal talent

Best Practices for an Engaged Social Presence

Harp Interactive

This is the second in a series of three posts highlighting bits from my International Social Media Association (ISMA) teleseminar: Strategies to Ensure an Engaged Social Presence. ISMA: You talked about ‘employing Best Practices’ techniques just now.

Large companies are into social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Glen Allsopp, a 20-year-old genius who has been in this industry for as long as I remember — and you can tell he's got a knack for brilliance. Follow him on Twitter. There are a few jokes going around the

Social Media Friendly Blogging

Jason Yormark

Over the past year I've learned quite a bit about building traffic and driving awareness of my personal blog. I haven't done very well from a search perspective. There are certainly some improvements I could make that would make my blog

As social media matures your ability to scale will diminish

Direct Marketing Observations

As more and more client works begins to come through the door, a funny thing is starting to happen. I’m having less conversations with my peers. What’s more, I’m seeing less conversations.

Toyota's "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign

Firebelly

In the midst of their largest recall ever, Toyota has released a series of "funny" television ads for their 2011 Sienna minivan that feature the adventures of a The Sienna Family - a quirky mom and dad with two kids

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients.

Social media goes mainstream | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media is not a campaign it’s a commitment!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A while back I created a post called – There is no “campaign&# in Social Media because when marketers use the word “campaign,” it tends to suggest an initiative to get a message out to a targeted group of constituents.

Social Media Friendly Blogging

Jason Yormark

Over the past year I've learned quite a bit about building traffic and driving awareness of my personal blog. I haven't done very well from a search perspective. There are certainly some improvements I could make that would make my blog

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Social media is forcing us to operate in the now

Direct Marketing Observations

We have our memories; and we all have a future that we look towards, but what we have right now is now. Social media provides us with, and allows us to provide, that real time data stream of what is happening now. Today. This moment, this hour, this minute.

Coming Soon: An Interview with YOU!

Almost Savvy

As the blog's readership and community have grown, I'm continually impressed with all of you. I'm pretty sure that I've learned far more from you than you have from me. You share your thoughts by commenting on blog posts, sending emails

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Study: Facebook Fan Pages are Great Marketing Tool for Businesses

Bill Hartzer

Companies that use Facebook and Facebook fan pages to market their company to potential clients can increase sales, word-of-mouth marketing and client loyalty significantly among a subset of their clients, according to new research from Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.

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Twestival Global 2010 | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As we know, Twitter is an incredibly powerful platform and enables businesses and individuals to build strong relationships with customers and peers. I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real

The Office For Mac Social Media Extravaganza!

Jason Yormark

Three months ago I accepted a contract position that would have me help build the social media and community plan for Mac Office. Now, after 3 months of discussing, planning, revising, and who knows how many meetings, the curtain has

Engagement by proxy

Direct Marketing Observations

I was looking at the definition of proxy for some odd reason the other day and I was struck by the irony of the definition.

Ready for Yet Another Social Platform? Here Comes Google Buzz

Almost Savvy

Are you ready for a new social platform? Here comes Google Buzz, which brings social elements right into you Gmail inbox. With so many of us using Gmail, this just might stick. It will be rolling out over the next week