Sat.Sep 08, 2012 - Fri.Sep 14, 2012

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media.

Instagram and Pinterest for Storytelling: Grey Goose’s Social-Mobile Campaign

Mindjumpers

The French vodka brand Grey Goose just launched an innovative social campaign to tell their brand story based on Instagram and Pinterest in order to drive awareness for the new Grey Goose Cherry Noir.

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Awesome #Humanize Video!

SocialFish

Enjoy. And see the other Humanize-related summaries (PDF and workbook) we have on ReadItForMe , a GREAT business book summary site. Membership required – but worth every penny!). Featured Humanize

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How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest post by Jessica Torres. A year and a half ago, I started a blog about my pet guinea pigs called Cavy Savvy. Originally, I wanted a way to test the SEO techniques I was learning about at work, and having a hobby blog just seemed like a fun way to do so.

Social Media Automation 101

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

Eleven years now…

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s a post I wrote on September 11, 2006. It still sums up this day in history for me. Five years on. Just looking at today’s date immediately sends me back five years. We were living in Virginia and I was working in Washington DC. I’ll never forget standing at the westward window of our office watching the smoke billowing from the Pentagon. That was the moment I came to understand why they call it terrorism. It’s an extremely apt term.

How to Kick-Start Your Content Marketing [Report]

Mindjumpers

A few days ago, the content production platform Skyword released a white paper on how to kick-start your content marketing. It includes a seven-step approach that can be used by any organization to develop or re-energize a successful content marketing strategy and program.

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How 9/11 Changed My Life Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

Eleven years ago today, I had little notion that my life would be changed forever. At the time, we lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Bad Grammar Can Affect Your Brand, Your Career, Your Company

Firebelly

If you can’t write or spell worth a damn, your career can be adversely affected. I’m not talking about the occasional typo or error that slips through unnoticed.

Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson.

Creating Content (That Works) [WEBINAR 9/13]

SocialFish

Just because summer has unofficially ended doesn’t mean our Think Tank Summer Series has! It continues this Thursday at 2 pm ET ! REGISTER HERE ! Overview. Amy Vernon, from Internet Media Labs , will teach you how to start building creative content to bring readers to your website.

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.

Curiosity: One of the Three Cs of Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind”. Samuel Johnson, “The Rambler” (March 12, 1751). Looking back on my somewhat checkered past, I see that I’ve always been your basic “ Curious George.”.

3 New Features On Pinterest

Firebelly

Over the past couple months, Pinterest has made a few changes to its pin-tastic platform. Many of these changes have been subtle, and the average user would not notice. However, there are 3 features that have been added that all users will benefit from.

Coca-Cola Is #1 Brand In Social Media Impressions

The Realtime Report

Coca-Cola accounted for nearly 14% of the 10.6 billion impressions generated by the top 100 consumer brands, according to a new monthly report tracking social media “conversations’ related to those top 100 brands.

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The Introvert’s Solution to In-Person Events?

SocialFish

If you have not participated in an #eventprofs (Event Professionals) TweetChat, I suggest you try one! I attended my first session last Thursday, moderated by Tahira Endean ( @TahiraCreates ), on ways to add ‘freshness and wonder’ to your events.

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.

#measurePR Aug. 21, ’12: How Much #kred Does #klout Have?

Waxing UnLyrical

Jen Zingsheim , who periodically guest-moderates #measurePR, was on hand on August 21 to do just this. Here’s her recap of the chat.

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Social Curation Will Not Cure Your C.P.A.

Firebelly

I was sitting in Austin a few weeks ago waiting to go have drinks on Dirty Sixth Street. I’d been thinking about C.P.A. and was reading a post from 2006 on the Three Minds blog. I was inspired by their illustration and drew an updated version. What do you think?

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What Famous TV Catchphrases Can Teach You About Enterprise SEO

Adam Sherk

This was going to be my next enterprise SEO column for Search Engine Land but then I thought twice about using it there. I don’t want to waste it either so I’ll give it a try here. Good stuff or was I right to hold it back?

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Join us for the Mashable Social Good Summit Global Conversation on September 24

SocialFish

RSVP HERE to join us for the Mashable Social Good Summit Global Conversation in DC! I went to the Social Good Summit last year and was blown away by great speakers and really powerful content.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Tops 100 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 955 million active users. via CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 576 million active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 300 million users. via Bloomberg Businessweek.

Online Shopping’s – Zero Moment of Truth

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in behavioral targeting Customer Experience Online Shopping.

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Add Facebook Events to Your iPhone Calendar

The Social Media Incubator

Last month, we talked about how to add Facebook events to your Google calendars, now we want to give you the ability to add it to your iPhone calendar.

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Device Usage in a Multi-Screen World [DATA]

SocialFish

This AWESOME deck by Google needs no further commentary. Please check it out. And don’t forget to download our ebook on mobile strategy for associations ! Multiscreenworld Final. Useful Data

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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.

Social Networks and Politics: 16% Have “Changed Their Views” Based On Social Media

The Realtime Report

Over one-third of social network users consider sites like Facebook and Twitter “very” or “somewhat” important for keeping up with political news, and fully one-quarter (25%) see these sites as a place for debating political issues.

Friday’s 5 Facebook Must-Reads

Firebelly

Facebook is always in flux. Stay up-to-date with this week’s 5 must-reads. Zuckerberg: Facebook future is mobile. By Benny Evangelista and James Temple In his first public appearance since Facebook’s stock flopped in May, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the social network is staking its future on mobile devices, but admitted that he bet on the wrong technology to get there. Facebook Outperforming Google in Ad Revenue From Browsing.

Jack Dorsey’s Speech at Disrupt 2012 [Full Video]

Idaconcpts

“We probably need to change the name of this conference,” Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey said on September 10, 2012 from the stage of TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco. Photo Credit: Fast Company.

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Join the revolution [MUST WATCH VIDEO]

SocialFish

“Use technology to remind people that we are human” Video streaming by Ustream. Humanize

How One Social Superfan Made The xx Album Release Go Viral

The Realtime Report

English indie pop band The xx released their debut album ‘xx’ back in August 2009. For the release of their second album , the band decided to use social media to create word-of-mouth buzz surrounding the release date.

Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

The rise of smartphones has paved the way for the SoLoMo revolution. Today, people are increasingly using social media as a natural part of their everyday lives, especially when on the move.

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5 Reasons Why Video Blogging Is the Best Way to Attract Business

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Kevin Lau. Are you confident in front of a webcam? You’ll need to be if you want to get new business in the months to come. Video blogging is becoming a hugely successful method of winning new customers, and if you’re not yet on the bandwagon you should start thinking about getting on board very soon. You could be missing out on a huge audience if you don’t dive in. Here are five reasons why video blogging will be a big success.

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How SEO Has Changed In 20 Years

Small Business Mavericks

In the early days of Web marketing, webmasters spent their SEO capital writing impressive meta descriptions and stuffing their web pages with keywords. Particularly important was the meta keyword tag. It was not unusual to visit a website, view source, and see hundreds of keywords stuffed into the meta tags that didn’t even appear on the page. Google showed up on the scene in 1998 and suddenly back links became the most important thing.

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Check In, Get Gumball: Geolocation Gets Interactive With Check’n Chew

The Realtime Report

What happens when you put a classic gumball machine and Foursquare together? Customers have a fun incentive to check in with Check’n Chew, a new interactive play on geolocation. Geolocation service Foursquare has over 20 million users and allows users to check-in at locations.

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Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Did you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed? It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike.