Sat.May 31, 2014 - Fri.Jun 06, 2014

Win tix to NAC Orchestra Casual Fridays

Sherrilynne Starkie

I’ve got two tickets to the last NAC Orchestra Casual Friday of the season, taking place June 6, 2014. A Postcard from the New World, features violinist Leila Josefowicz. features in thi s Stravinsky ‘s Baroque-inspired concerto. Then, in a truly ingenious musical postcard that sends his “greetings from the New World”, Dvor?ák’s ák’s famous Ninth Symphony is a masterpiece of melodies and unforgettable themes composed in 1893 during his sojourn in America.

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Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

Tweet. Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting.

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Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me? I used to write here all the time.

Cool Social Tools: UnscriptiD

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. ————-. UnscriptiD May Change The Way You Think Of Donations Forever. .

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Social Media Automation 101

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

Personal or Business, Pictures Can Tell Your Story

The Social Media Incubator

photo: Krista Reynolds, Never Miss a Moment. As a photographer and visionary myself, it’s hard for me to imagine not sharing images. This world that we live in today is so visually based.

More Trending

Monday Roundup: Conversations

Waxing UnLyrical

“Conversation.” ” It’s one of the great clichés of our field. But it’s become a cliché precisely because of how important it is. Conversations, when initiated and managed well, can drive reputation, expand reach, and build brand loyalty.

Content Strategy for Associations

SocialFish

Another MUST READ (must view??) deck on content strategy for associations from the awesome Hilary Marsh. Creating a great content strategy from Content Company. ————-. photo credit ).

Social Media News Ticker: Crowdfunding Coming To YouTube Soon

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube: Facebook.

How to Start the Day

Direct Marketing Observations

I haven’t been posting much, for that I blame it on client work. With that being said, I stumbled on this and thought I would share. It comes from a site called Funders and Founders. Good stuff! Work Life #worklife work life balance

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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.

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting.

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Cool Social Tools: PwrdBy

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. ————-. SITE: PwrdBy.com CONTACT: Christopher Brereton, Founder/Guru @PwrdBy.

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Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. via VentureBeat. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch.

Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Google News continues to be an important source of traffic for publishers, in particular from the news OneBoxes that are frequently included in regular Web search results.

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.

How I Became the Person Most Mentioned by Digital Marketers on Twitter

Convince & Convert

A quick parenting tip: If you want your pre-teen and teen kids to listen to you (at least temporarily) beat out Pharrell and Jimmy Fallon on an Internet list.

All about the Internet – Mary Meeker’s Annual Deck is Out

SocialFish

KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Related Posts All You Need To Know About User Experience Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Community Management Fundamentals Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC Best Linkedin Company Pages. Potluck

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Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Sony has teamed up with media agency Isobar to create a new interactive platform for this year’s World Cup, called One Stadium Live.

How to Choose (and Use) the Best Tools for Your Business

Kikolani

I must confess – I am a tool junkie. Apps, services, platforms – I like them all. I love trying out various analytics tools, SEO tools , social media tools, and so forth. Tools have the power to either make your life simpler, or more complicated, depending on what you choose.

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Appalling: US Patent US8515941 B1: System for Generating Search Engine Spam

Bill Hartzer

US Patent US8515941 B1 granted Aug 20, 2013, is titled “System for unique automated website generation, hosting, and search engine optimization” And their websites still rank well in Google despite Google Panda 4.0.

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3 Ways to Engage Your Team and Improve Your Blog

Convince & Convert

It’s something that comes up again and again: Your business has a blog, and a team of people responsible for the strategy, content creation, execution, and overall success of that blog. A team of people. The team of people is actually one or two people partially allocated to the blog.

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Asia-Pacific Will Account For One-Third of All Twitter Users In 2014

The Realtime Report

The number of Twitter users worldwide is projected to increase by nearly 25% in 2014, according to new estimates from eMarketer. By 2018, overall social media growth is expected to reach double-digit gains, and Twitter is calculated to expand by nearly 11%, reaching about 400 million users worldwide.

Presentation: The Power of Loyalty in Social Media

Dave Fleet

This afternoon I was pleased to have the opportunity to present at Sprinklr ‘s Social @ Scale event in Toronto, as part of an impressive lineup of speakers featuring Mitch Joel , Keith McArthur , Di Gallo , Mathieu Legace and Tara Hunt. In my presentation – entitled The Power of Loyalty in Social Media – I posited that social media presents an opportunity to drive significant ROI through customer loyalty. That means shifting from one-way advertising to focusing on customers.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Google’s CookieChoices.Org Is Now Live

Bill Hartzer

Back on May 16, 2014, I wrote about Google registering the domain name CookieChoices.org. Well, now I have discovered today that it looks like there is a version of Google’s search engine on CookieChoices.org.

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How to Waste Your Content Marketing Efforts

Convince & Convert

Wow, your traffic numbers look awesome! Growing faster than kudzu in a southern state, you’ve got the whole thing licked! Kudos. Kick back and relax, job well done. But wait a second. Getting traffic to your site through your SEO and content marketing initiatives is only half the story.

Bank of America Teams Up With Major League Baseball for #Troopthanks Vine Campaign

The Realtime Report

In recent months, Vine has become a popular way for Major League Baseball to express its personality to the public. The MLB has generated about 150 Vines, dedicating these six-second videos to topics ranging from big summer movies including “Godzilla” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” to Mr. Met attending a New York City gala.

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

It’s easy, in our web-dependent world, to think that—especially if we’ve been doing this awhile—we know all there is to know about digital marketing. After all—knowing that we need a website and a social media presence is old news. At the same time, though, the web moves fast.

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Social Media Discussion at Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Mavericks

A big thanks to the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce for inviting me to speak to the Young Professionals Group last week about trends in social media, and using social media for business.

How to Get Your Leadership Team To Blog More Effectively

Convince & Convert

As a marketing director, I slip in on calls with prospective clients from time to time. This call was like most calls – a successful yet struggling marketing manager was up against bosses who wouldn’t give a real content strategy a chance.

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50 Inspiring Tech Savvy Leaders Over 50

Janet Fouts

You know what? I’m tired of hearing people say “I’m over 50, too old to understand this stuff” or similar balderdash. I’m over 50 and I get it, so can you! I’ve worked with and learned from some pretty amazing people who are just as old or older and way savvier than I am. It’s about the love of learning–among other things–that keeps us young. I wanted to share with you some super-smart people who are over 50 and do get tech.

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Top 4 Twitter Fails (& how to fix them!)

Absolute PA

Are there things you’re doing on Twitter that have a negative effect on your efforts? .