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Seeking Guest Authors for Weekly Series

Ari Herzog

Do you have a strategy or tip on social media marketing you’d like to share with other readers? Want to be featured with other guest authors ? If the answer is yes, consider writing for me.

Want social media success? Make it meaningful.

Josh S Peters

Have you ever seen someone say “Wow, look at that social media campaign. Look how amazing it is that they are pushing out their same old advertising crap and ignoring everyone.

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8 Open Source Projects from Google


For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day.

The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]


Tweet. At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: MacBook Air Review After Owning The MacBook Pro

Jason Yormark

Tweet So a few months ago I went into my local Apple store and had the opportunity to play around a bit with the newly launched MacBook Air. Needless to say it was one sexy piece of hardware, and I of course wanted it badly.

Facebook Shares Jump 80% in 3 Months at Private Auction


What is the hottest stock that is not-yet-available to the seasoned, diaper-clad online ‘toddler traders’ from the Ameritrade commercials? Unsurprisingly. Facebook.

Bacha Party Wishes You a Happy 2011

The Marketing Blog

Today is the first day of a new year, first day of a new decade and marks the beginning of a new initiative. It is called “Bacha Party&#. Bacha Party is a little initiative to start a social media movement for driving the eventual goal of organizing small parties for the street kids of India.

SL's top posts 2010 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie


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.

Looking backwards and forwards Part Deux: This time from me

Gemma Went

Last week I published some wonderful thoughts from a variety of people I admire. In these thoughts they answered two questions: 1. What was your biggest learning from a communications perspective in 2010? What is your one, key communications trend or forecast for 2011? However, I didn’t answer the questions myself. I thought it [.]. Trends learning and trends

Top 10 Firebelly Blog Posts of 2010


Here are the 10 most viewed posts on the Firebelly blog in 2010. Thank you to all who read, commented, contributed and shared this past year. . The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On. Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook for Business. Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy). 3 Easy Ways To Make Your Facebook Page More Welcoming. Learn from Others' Mistakes: Promote Your Facebook Promotions. How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media.

High Profile Domain Names Suspended Due to Invalid WHOIS Data

Bill Hartzer

When Nikki Craft woke up one morning recently and checked her websites , they were not working. In fact, all 20 of her high-traffic websites were down. After further investigation into the issue, she learned that the domain names had been suspended by the registrar due to invalid WHOIS data on the domain name WHOIS record–here web server was not down. Craft is among many domain name owners whose domain names have been suspended due to invalid WHOIS data.

Top Posts About Social Media During 2010


Tweet A t, we publish blog posts everyday. During the year of 2010, we have gained more readers on our blog, which we of course are very happy about. Therefore, we would like to share some of our top posts this year, and also say a big thanks to you!

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Unplugging The Matrix

Twist Image

It's a big, big world out there. My way of doings things will not be your way of doing things. You should be comfortable with that. I am. I don't really see it as "my way" versus someone else's. I see it more like The Matrix. I loved that movie (mostly the first one, but all three are much more bearable when watching them in one sitting). Beyond the special effects and subtext, there is something that much deeper happening in the movie.

Fetching Friday – The Final Resources Mashup of 2010


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, some tidbits on Affiliate Summit West, and a free ticket to Social Media Marketing Las Vegas on The Resources Mashup.

The 10 Social Media Thoughts You Liked Best

Convince & Convert

Tweet Looking back on an exhilarating 2010, I wanted to take a second to just say thank you. No frills, no flourishes. Just thanks. There’s a LOT of places you could go to get you social media and digital marketing fix, an d I’m incredibly honored that you choose to spend time here.

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5 Great Social Media Initiatives in 2010


Tweet It has been a great year for social media. Much has happened and many new features, services and platforms has seen it light or been developed during 2010 – and it has led to much writing here on our blog.

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.

The Followship Of Twitter

Twist Image

Full disclosure: I'm not the best at Twitter. Currently, when I put personal and professional time and effort into my online efforts, I prefer the focus to be on this Blog and the Podcast of the same name. It fits more appropriately into the over-arching marketing strategy of Twist Image and - on a personal level - I love to write and speak, so these platforms and channels just "feel better."

How People Made 2010 What It Was

Waxing UnLyrical

Just a few more hours before we put our 2010 calendars away and start our New Year, eh? My, time flies. In a bit of a reminiscing mood, these were the highlights of 2010 for me. I turned 40. And I liked it

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Myrland Marketing

?? This is an amazing time in which we are living. I’m sure others thought that decades ago when Henry Ford invented the automobile. I’m sure they thought that when they heard about the first TV. Prior to that point, their connection to the world of news and information was primarily through a box plugged in to the [.].

Social Media Tips for Restaurants | Part 1: From the Consumer’s Point of View

Saying It Social

Lately, I’ve found myself eating out quite a bit due to birthdays, holidays, etc… and I realized I’ve fallen into quite a pattern of how I choose where to eat and what I do when I get there.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Looking Back at AriWriter Blog Designs

Ari Herzog

Frequent readers of this blog are familiar with blog designs appearing, disappearing, and reappearing throughout the year. November 2009 featured a one-column layout. August 2010 saw a grid layout. August 2010 also introduced a minimalist design.

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Why Tech Already Has Women (And Why They’re Better Than Arrington)

Geoff Livingston

Image: “ Women of WiFi, after Caillebotte &# by Mike Licht, by Danny Brown and Geoff Livingston ( Cross posted on Danny’s blog ).

Why Joe won’t renew with ASAE in 2011


Joe Flowers of the National Association of Dental Plans has a MUST READ post up: Why I won’t renew with ASAE in 2011. I was going to excerpt from some of the many comments – both pro- and con- association membership – but I think it’s worth reading the whole conversation.

Content Pays

Twist Image

Here's a newsflash: people will pay for content online. You may think that the statement above runs contrary to everything we know about the Internet. From music and the torrents to pay walls at newspapers and magazines. Mostly, the people who are complaining that consumers will never pay for content are the ones who are simply taking their content from its traditional form and migrating it to the digital platform.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

5 Things to Be Careful About When Driving New Traffic to Your Blog


This is a guest post by Arkadij Shkolnik , PR Manager of The popularity of social media resources keeps increasing. Many people use forums, blogs and different social networks for communication and ideas sharing. The business owners are the ones, who participate the most actively – apart from searching for problem solutions and potential partners they set goals to attract attention to their creative projects or businesses via those social media.

HOW TO: Read 26 Books A Year

Dave Fleet

Tweet Late in 2009, Julien Smith’s fantastic approach to reading inspired me to set an ambitious target for this year: to read one book every two weeks throughout the year. I even published my target list of books so people could hold me to account.

Social Intelligence – Our Ticket to the Boardroom Table?

Proactive Report

In 2000 the Cluetrain Manifesto stated, “Companies need to listen carefully to their employees and their market. Corporate firewalls have kept smart employees in and smart markets out. It’s going to cause real pain to tear those walls down. But the result will be a new kind of conversation.

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Comparing 19 Blog Designs to Mine

Ari Herzog

Danny Brown announces a new design of his blog. I can’t help but compare his to mine. I can’t help but compare other blogs to mine. Contrasting the colors, fonts, images, and backgrounds of 19 random blogs of which I’m familiar, I created a video to compare Danny Brown , Chris Brogan , Kristi Hines , Kim Woodbridge , C.C.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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