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Facebook vs Google Infographic

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Continue reading for an insightful infographic from digitalsurgeons. Click for larger image.). Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon.

Social Media Adoption by Top 10 Media Agencies

Social Media Citizens

The world of social media is maturing. People have adopted the new means of communication, companies are experimenting with the new business tools, but how the heart of the media industry is adopting to a new social landscape? Well it is quite strange, but not so well.

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The Psychology of Facebook Page Engagement: Exploring Status Updates

The Marketing Blog

If you are a marketer responsible for the social media function or a sociosumser (social + consumer = A consumer on the social web) trying to get a grip of user behaviour patterns on Facebook then you might consider reading this further.

Looking backwards and forwards: What we’ve learnt in 2010 vs what’s next in 2011

Gemma Went

Here’s my obligatory trends post. But lo, it’s not the standard list of trends from my perspective. Instead I sent out a plea to some respected comms folk and ask these two questions: 1. What was your biggest learning from a communications perspective in 2010? What is your one, key communications trend or forecast [.]. Marketing Social Media Trends 2010 learnings 2011 trends communications

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Social Media Automation 101

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

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Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Note: this is not a religious post, and is meant neither to proselytize nor offend. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ. Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons

5 Ways to Digitize Santa

Dave Fleet

Tweet It’s nearly time for Santa to round up those reindeer and hit the skies for another round of gift-giving. A couple of years ago, in the spirit of the season, I put out some suggestions on how Santa could fix-up his PR. This year, I got to thinking what I’d do to digitize Santa.

Finding Fresh Voices

Justin Levy

As we wind down 2010, I’ve begun assessing what I’ve accomplished and what new challenges I’m going to take on in 2011.

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Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

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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.

How to Track Santa Claus

Bill Hartzer

Do you want to track Santa Claus this year online or by phone? Well, here is your chance. tw telecom voice communications services at NORAD lets you track and monitor Santa Claus’s movements through their annual “NORAD Tracks Santa&# program.

YouTube introduces trends | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Myth Of Work Life Balance

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This is the time of year when individuals (people like you and I) start thinking more about work/life balance. Don't do it. There is no such thing as work/life balance. By even saying there is such balance, you're making an internal agreement that work is not a part of a healthy life, and I just don't buy it. Like you, I put a good chunk of my waking hours against the work I do. I can't accept that it doesn't constitute an important and real part of my life.

Build Your Brand through Social Media Consistency

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Eduard Ezeanu who provides communication coaching and helps people put their best foot forward in communication, both online and offline. I believe that one of the best things you can do though social media is build your brand.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

What a Trifecta of a Year!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub

Proactive Report

EyeforTravel published their 2011 Trends and their number one pick is the increasing need to integrate social content and activity on your corporate website.

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The 5 Critical Social Media Skills You Need to Disperse

Convince & Convert

Tweet Your customers, prospects, and the people looking for you online don’t care about your company structure.

Young Adult Males are the Biggest Users of Location-Based Services

Pamorama

Even though only 4% of U.S.

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.

Highlighting the Social-ness in Social Media this Holiday Season

Direct Marketing Observations

A few weeks ago I was selected as one of the Top Social Media Strategists to Watch in 2011. That was cool in that it’s nice to be recognized, but then a few days later I got the following email. We’re excited to have you on our list of “ Top Social Media Strategists to Watch in 2011.” We admire your work and look forward to seeing what you come up with in 2011! Our partner, Dancing Deer Baking Co., would like to send you a sweet treat to congratulate you on our accomplishments.

Why Every Website Should Be Like Skittles

Ari Herzog

I challenge every website owner to change their site and be interactive in 2011. I challenge you to think like Skittles. This video I created elaborates… Links within the video: Skittles , M & M’s , Hershey’s , Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups , and Swedish Fish. -- Thank you for reading Why Every Website Should Be Like Skittles at AriWriter. Related posts: What If Your Website Had No Images? Install Website Ads and Risk Losing Customers.

The Dirty Secrets of Time, Priorities, and Honesty

Convince & Convert

Tweet I hate excuses. And the one I despise most of all is “I don’t have time.&# Bullshit. You can find the time. It exists. You choose not to devote the time, and there’s a big difference. I don’t work out.

Getting To The Work

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How often do you go about your work day and then realize that you have to get out of there to get the real work done? It's interesting, isn't it? For the most part, many of us need to "get away" from our day-to-day work lives to get the real work done. It doesn't make any sense, does it?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

3 New Knowledge Layers About Twitter

Geoff Livingston

They say that life is like peeling an onion. Every time you think you understand it, a new layer is peeled, revealing more about the onion.

5 Favorite Lists of Bloggers and Marketing Experts in 2010

Kikolani

In 2010, there have been some amazing compilations of bloggers and marketing experts created in order to help you find new sources of information on blogging, business, social media, Internet marketing, and making money online. These lists included a variety of experts who are seasoned in their niche, as well as some who have gained a lot of notoriety in just their first year. The following are some of my personal favorites.

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W00t! HUGE Congrats to NTEN, recipients of a $1.1m grant from Google

SocialFish

If you haven’t heard yet, check out this amazing news from our friends at NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network: NTEN Receives $1.1

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Reviewing the Year in Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery has been around for more than two years now – much much longer than I ever thought I would be able to keep this blogging thing up. As one of my colleagues mentioned to me the other day, two years is an eternity in Internet time, and I’m grateful that I’m still somehow able to come up with posts that people enjoy and/or find useful in their everyday lives. I’m even more grateful for all of you out there.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Traditional Media Getting New Media Right

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Cry all you want that traditional media is dead (and/or dying), out of touch or out of date, but it's just not the case. I'm often asked where I find the time to read everything, or where I get inspiration for Blog posts, newspaper articles, business book concepts, speaking topics or ideas for clients. This may shock you, but more often than not, it's not from a tweet on Twitter , a Facebook status update, a peer's Blog or even a Podcast.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Holiday Greetings

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, all I want for Christmas, and holiday greetings from kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. 8 ways to get your blog ready for 2011 – planning to increase traffic to your blog?

Social Media Management Blues

SocialFish

December is a busy time for everyone, so I hope you’ll all forgive me for repurposing a post from my blog this month.

Why I Donated to WordPress Developers

Ari Herzog

For the third year in a row, I donated a little something to the Wikimedia Foundation as my way of saying thanks for developing Wikipedia which I frequently link and cite in these blog posts. I also donated small micro-payments to an assortment of WordPress plugin developers who enable this blog to be seen by all and increase our sociability. Those developers who made it easy for me to find their donation button or page received my holiday cheer.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.