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I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Hey, you! Yeah, you standing in line at Starbucks using your phone to check-in while waiting to get your daily latte. We need to have a word. We've been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. I like you, really I do

Buying & Selling Websites for Profit: An In-Depth Guide

Viper Chill

Whenever I'm in work mode I spend most of my time looking for websites to buy. I genuinely feel that the internet is one of the best places to invest your

Buy 30

9 Ways To Get Yourself Unfollowed On Twitter |

Jason Yormark

Oh the wonders and gloriousness of being followed on Twitter! It's a tiny gift from the digital world that keeps on giving. An invitation from

Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I am a big fan of David Meerman Scott’s work and I am in the middle of re-reading his book the New Rules of Marketing and PR 2nd edition ! In the book he stresses the importance of having a “buyer persona” and his definition a buyer persona is a “distinct group of potential customers expressed as an archetypal person whom you want your marketing to reach”. Not any more …. How … Facebook! Digg this!

Social Media Automation 101

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

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Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In the recent Edelman Trust Barometer report they detail out how trust is rebounding in a handful of Western countries especially in the United States where trust in business jumped 18 points to 54 percent. Which was an interesting statistic no doubt for many of us in business today. A brilliantly phrased question from which comes the answer – 3 to 5 times. And then what is the timing? Tweet This!

The “Getting Started with Government 2.0” Guide | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

In the last few months, I've received an increasing number of “hey Steve, how would you recommend someone get started in social media or Government 2.0

Social Media Monitoring Tools – 2010 Review (intro)

Over the last few weeks we’ve been carrying out detailed tests and analysis on 7 social media monitoring tools – Alterian , Brandwatch , Biz360 , Nielsen My Buzzmetrics , Radian6 , Scoutlabs and Sysomos – so that we can provide an in-depth review of the tools and a comprehensive report laying out the pros and cons for each tool. Who’s using the tools and for what?

Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media.

Jason Yormark

How Olive Garden ineffectively uses Facebook to promote their brand

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.

I was bought by Mashable!

Taylor Marek

Hey guys! I have some awesome news today! I am now able to announce that has bought my site!What What does this mean? Well, according to an email Mashable sent me, “You get to run your website/blog/podcast like normal

Social Media thought leader infographs

Direct Marketing Observations

I see social media folks who have, or don’t have the chops, called everything from guru, ninja, and thought leader, to strategist, heavy hitter, expert and beyond. With that being said, I’d like to keep this light on words and more on the visual of what some of those labels or designations mean to me. I guess first and foremost, when I hear the word Ninja, this is what comes to mind.

Organize Your Tweets with More Than One Twitter Client


Is your Twitter Stream out of control? Is your Twitter Stream starting to get too crowded? Do you have 15 - 20 columns on your Twitter client to keep track

Olive Garden on Facebook: How To Not Use Social Media

Jason Yormark

UPDATE: It appears this is actually a scam. The official Olive Garden Facebook Fan Page posted such. Obviously Olive Garden is not behind this nor supports it. However rather then pull this blog post, I still think it raises some good

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

How to get “Custom Customers”

Taylor Marek

As I am writing this, I am currently home from college on spring break. As my college blocks every video site except Facebook videos, I had to catch up on the videos I missed while I was away for three months


Myrland Marketing

Yesterday's Myrland Marketing Moment, which is my 120ish-character marketing suggestion I send out on all forms of Social Media, was this: Myrland Marketing Moment: We strive for clients to know, like & trust us

Social Media is dead, long live Common Sense: Great presentation.

Gemma Went

I've shared David Armano's stuff here before and here's another belter. David's no nonsense, cut to the chase style makes so much sense to me and this presentation on Social Media and what's important in its integration into business is

Whitepaper: Social media marketing strategy

Social Media Citizens

Note: Social Media Citizens collaborate with different blogs in Europe. The bloggers we collaborate with are also the co-founders and admins behind the Social Marketing Forum. This post is written by John from

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 GLAM presentation

Josh S Peters

This is no joke, the Social Media Club of Utah Valley is having me speak at their event this Thursday. I'll be speaking about a little something I call social media GLAM. Goals. Listening. Actions. Measurement

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure! Social Media Analytics

Harp Interactive

The client wants to know if their social media campaign is working! They want to understand how social media marketing will meet their goals before they commit to a budget allocation for a “mythical campaign&#. Social media marketing companies like other marketing agencies need to back their claims with statistics and provide metrics to prove effectiveness. Blog Comments. Facebook Page Fan Numbers.

Facebook profiles for businesses are illegal

Freelance Social Media

I had a great discussion with my friend @DebJohanning who oversees social media for Lawrence bar, @thesandbar about businesses using Facebook profiles instead of Facebook pages. As she pointed out, it's against Facebook's terms of

Likeminds Presentation Round-Up

Gemma Went

As regular readers will know, I recently sat on a panel at the latest Likeminds event in Exeter (videopost of my thoughts from the event here). It was a great event with some kick ass speakers that made quite an impact and talked a lot

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

CTV Canada Story on Cyber Libel


Did you know you might be legally liable if you slam your landlord on Twitter? Even if you think he or she is a slumlord? CTV Southwestern Ontario , Canada, this evening televised a piece on “Cyber Libel&# that looked at online defamation and the liability social media users might unwittingly incur. Check it out, interesting stuff.

Podcamp SLC #SMPC notes

Josh S Peters

As promised here are the notes (as collected in Tweet form) from my Podcamp SLC presentation. PodCamp SLC SMPC notes (20). What do you think of this? Is it a valuable addition to a presentation? Is it something you find useful or at

Greenpeace v Nestle | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie


Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

Gemma Went

Here we are my friends, the top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week. Enjoy. 40 Excellent Examples of Black and White Photography 30 Things You Should Not Share On Social Media The Age of Social Networks 5 techniques

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

Response to 3 Problems with Apple's iPad


Should you outsource social media? | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Saying It Social is Now Accepting Client Sign-Ups for April!

Saying It Social

Calling all franchise owners, small business owners, medium sized business owners & big business owners (heck, we don't discriminate!) Saying It Social, LLC is now accepting new clients for April!! We specialize in Search Engine

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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