Sat.Mar 03, 2012 - Fri.Mar 09, 2012

8 Social Media Questions Publishers Should Be Asking Themselves

Adam Sherk

For most publishers social media has earned itself a prominent seat at the audience development table. However many still face issues with strategy, execution and incorporating social into a cohesive program.

Social Tip: Organizing Photos In The New Facebook Timeline

SocMed Sean

With the rollout of the new Facebook timeline to most users, there has been a lot of confusion about how you used to do things in Facebook and how you do them now. For me, one of the most confusing has been the organization of photos.

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The Anatomy of the Perfect Pitch

Waxing UnLyrical

That’s a teaser, of course. Because there is no such thing as the “perfect pitch.” ” There are terrible pitches, there are so-so pitches, and there are very good pitches. But to me, a perfect pitch would be one that secured every single story it was aiming for.

Where does content fit in Facebook’s new marketing model?

Dave Fleet

While marketers everywhere seem to be focused on Facebook Timelines for brands, the latest changes to Facebook’s advertising model represent just as significant a change for brands – if not even more so. How so, you ask? Let’s start by.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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The Serious Goings-On Behind The Social Networking Scene

Waxing UnLyrical

I just got an email from a very smart professional whom I happen to like a lot. We met on someone’s blog, followed each other “home,” and now see each other on social platforms pretty much daily.

How To Gain Value From Social Media Feedback

Mindjumpers

Tweet Many businesses hop on the social media train, since this is what everyone else is doing these days. But actually there is a lot of value to gain from it.

The Future of Facebook 2012-2025

Firebelly

What will happen with Facebook between now and 2025? This infographic makes some pretty interesting assumptions. Could they really reach world domination in just 13 moves? Click the image to view full size.

4 Low Cost Online Marketing Strategies For 2012

Small Business Mavericks

If your business has an online presence then you are now in a very competitive market. Unlike traditional bricks and mortar businesses, an online presence has to compete with a much wider range of entities. You are not competing with just your business competitors – you are also competing with those looking to make a quick buck through Adsense or affiliate marketing sites, and mom and dad blogs that often attract good search placements and social media attention.

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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.

MUST READ info on the recent Facebook changes

SocialFish

Lots of good stuff out there analyzing the continuing Facebook changes. Here are two MUST READ posts which will help you make sense of it all. Unraveling the Mystery of Edgerank on Facebook by Kami Huyse at Communication Overtones.

New Facebook Guidelines For Brand’s Timeline

Mindjumpers

Tweet Once Facebook timeline for Pages was launched on Feb 29, 2012, there have also been some changes in guidelines for brand pages. All the brands planning to introduce Timeline need to adhere to these guidelines.

Introducing Andy Quayle: IT Professional

Ari Herzog

Andy Quayle is the founder and CEO of Tubu Internet Solutions , the company where I registered this domain and host this blog. And, yes, that is an affiliate link to reimburse me for a cup of tea.)

Facebook Timeline for Brands: Curation and Palpitation

Dave Fleet

Lots of attention has been put on the new Facebook Pages layout since fMC, with people displaying differing perspectives. The usual suspects have already released their pieces on how to prepare for Facebook Timelines. My friend Jay Baer says it betrays small businesses.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Keep Calm… and Carry On

SocialFish

Just for Friday fun. This video is quite moving and interesting. And the message, well, it’s a nice reminder for all of us. Have a good weekend. Potluck

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Pin It To Win It [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Last week we wrote an introductory post about Pinterest , but since the platform has become so famous so quickly, I thought it would be nice to look into it again. With increasing popularity among the users, a lot of marketers are now looking at Pinterest as a new area of interest.

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Facebook Timeline For Pages: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 must-reads on using Facebook Timeline for Pages that we wouldn’t want you to miss. The Complete Guide To Facebook Timeline Pages. By Brian Honigman Relax! You have plenty of time to get comfortable with the new timeline layout and add content between now and March 30.

Time Management: 5 Tips You Need To Know

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Eric Siu. There’s one constant in life that is common to all of us: decreasing time. Some of the most popular entrepreneurs have stated that one of their biggest daily struggles is not having enough time to finish projects.

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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.

Full Case Study Report from GiveToTheMax Day

SocialFish

Remember Give to the Max Day, November 9, 2011? This huge one-day fundraising effort raised $2,034,389 from 17,838 individual donors. Holy cow!

Still Think Facebook's Not Threatened by Google+? Facebook Now Supports "+" Tagging

Stay N' Alive

As a Google+ user (Author of Google+ For Dummies), and also avid Facebook user (Author of Facebook Application Development For Dummies), I often find myself getting my keys mixed up going back and forth from Google+ to Facebook. This is particularly frustrating for tagging friends.

(Social Media) Haters Gonna Hate

Firebelly

According to Urban Dictionary , “a hater is a person that develops a strong dislike for another, solely basing their own opinion on personal judgment rather than objective merit. The formation of a hater’s contempt commonly arises from jealously and/or resentment.”

It’s Not Just Pinterest RE: Copyright & Legal Issues

Kikolani

Because Pinterest is the hot topic of social media, it has come under a lot of scrutiny. First about the use of affiliate links, and now about copyright issues in relation to items saved (or “pinned”) by users.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Time for a Social Media Assessment?

SocialFish

Want to get a taste of what it’s like to work with SocialFish? Budget $3,500 for this social media assessment.

Seven Minutes To Viral Video Success

Twist Image

Who would know better how to make an online video go viral than the person who is being paid to watch for trends on YouTube ? That's the job of Kevin Allocca. He is YouTube's trends manager and he sees what goes up (and what never makes it.or stays down). Is there a formula for viral success?

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Google+ Marketing For Dummies: My New Book!

Stay N' Alive

Today I mailed in the contract for my new book, Google+ Marketing For Dummies. This will be my 5th book and 3rd in the "For Dummies" series by my publisher Wiley. It also marks my second book for Google+, among 3 other books for Facebook.

More B2B Marketing on Mad Marketing TV — The After Party

Buzz Marketing for Technology

After last weeks show, guest host Jeff Ogden and B2B marketing expert, Paul Dunay discuss: - Marketing at a small company versus a larger company. Buyer personas and the importance of knowing your buyers. Approaches for creating engaging content. -

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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.

Mobile is an Opportunity to Re-Humanize Your Company

SocialFish

…or so says Dan Keldsen at Human 1.0 in this slide deck. Check it out. The Mobile Tribe – Human 1.0. View more presentations from Dan Keldsen. __. This post includes a slide deck. If you’re reading this in a reader and can’t see them, click through to the post.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

mashable.com

Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable!

14 Ways New Facebook Betrays Small Business

Convince & Convert

I get it. The IPO is coming, and even though Facebook is the largest seller of online advertising, it has massively under-monetized its inventory due to the relative paucity of big-brand spend.

Editorial Planning for Facebook Marketing

Mindjumpers

Tweet. We have all heard that “Content is King” According to a 2011 study by the Content Marketing Institute , content marketing is one of the top growing fields with an increasing number of marketers relying on content strategy for overall success.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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