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How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Influence is everywhere, but it's up to you to spot it. As information flow is infinite, many find that it is of utmost importance to capture the attention of the select few who serve as influencers — these are the people who can

The Most Important Blog Post You'll Probably Never Read

Viper Chill

This blog post is quite long so you probably shouldn't read it. To the 50% of visitors who are still with me, I'll say now that less than 1% of you will get to

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It pays to provide Support with Social Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent Forrester Report on “ Customer Experience Pays Off as Social Media reduces Obstacles for Real Change ” they have really nailed down the argument I have been making over the last year about why Support is the single best place to build your business case for Social Media.

Search Engine Optimization: Recovering Lost Traffic and Links on your Website

Bill Hartzer

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to magically discover traffic and links to your website without having to do a whole lot of work? Well, there is a way to do this without having to break the bank or even look at your Google Analytics. In fact, in order to properly recover lost traffic and links to your website, you have to stay away from Google Analytics and any other web analytics software that you’re using that relies on JavaScript.

Social Media Automation 101

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

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We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed


Were Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed. If you had any doubt about the extent to which Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms have taken over people's lives, stats like these should help put them to rest

The #1 Secret to Follow Friday Success


Have you ever been the lucky recipient of a #followfriday or #ff from a friend on Twitter? It's a great feeling when someone goes out of their way to

5 Key Points about Social Media


Domain Names for Sale: Why You Should Buy a Keyword Rich Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

One of the best kept secrets of the search engine optimization and search engine marketing industry is the expired domain name auctions that exist out there. If someone does not renew their domain name, it is frequently put up for auction on by the registrar itself, like Godaddy.

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.

Who Owns Social Media? Everyone and No One | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Over the last few weeks, I've been involved in a number of meetings both within Booz Allen and with my clients to discuss social media, and I've noticed that

5 Commonly Misunderstood Things on Twitter


As Twitter evolves, many things become either forgotten or ignored. There are mistakes that people make because they're new or unaware, but sometimes people

5 Key Points about Social Media « idaconcpts


Use Google Analytics to Track Inbound Links from Social Media Profiles


Use Google Analytics to Track Inbound Links from Social Media Profiles. You can track referrals from Facebook or Twitter in Google Analytics, but what if you want to track specific links within your social media profiles to measure


A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

The Perfect Storm in Customer Service

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Customers have been adopting Social Media for the last few years and I think it is fair to say that we Social Media has gone mainstream especially after last year.


How to Get Ignored on Twitter


Twitter is a great tool for people and business but many still use it wrong or just have no clue what's going on. Some of these people are mis-informed and some

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Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle?

Adam Sherk

Share with Google Buzz. children sitting in a circle. It has been a couple months since Google Social Search was made available in beta to all users on, so I thought I would revisit it from a marketing perspective

Do you check weekly reports from your Facebook Fan Page?

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 Jonas Klit Nielsen from the

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.

Hook A Facebook Fan Up: They're Looking For Discounts


In last week's post Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely To Buy) I shared information from a new report that revealed people feel more inclined to purchase from brands they are fans of on Facebook - as well as suggest those

I am writing a new free book and would like your help (prize inside)

Josh S Peters

The book is going to be called “Twitter Says” and I'm not going to be writing it so much as compiling it. For the next 2 months I'm going to be asking various questions via Twitter about all kinds of subjects

Ian Sanders gives us the lowdown on SXSW10

Gemma Went

My friend and colleague Ian Sanders spent the last week over in Texas at SXSW where he was talking about his latest initiative, Unplan Your Business. Ian kindly agreed to do a quick video on his main takeouts from the event

“Social email marketing” launches on Facebook

Social Media Citizens

Note: This is the guest post from This blog is all about the impact of social media on marketing in general and on email marketing, specifically. The Social Marketing Forum and its Facebook page are all about

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

Dave Barnes & Matt Wertz: Music & Social Media Done Right

Jason Yormark

One of my favorite things to see regarding social media is when one of the products, services or dave things I enjoy use it effectively. It's surprisingly rare, but I'm finding more instances of this happening

Happy Birthday Twitter: The Path to 10 Billion Tweets


Happy Birthday Twitter: The Path to 10 Billion Tweets. Today (March 21st) marks Twitter's 4th birthday — exactly four years since Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent his first Tweet and, along with Evan Williams and Biz Stone

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

Gemma Went

Here are the top 10 social media, marketing and pr links I found useful last week. Hope you do too. How to do PR in New Media The secret of successful company blogging 5 Tips for More ReTweets Twitter's New @Anywhere Platform Three

How People Respond to Your Online Content

The Marketing Blog

One of my favorite bloggers, Rajesh Shetty had written an excellent blog-post last year, which describes how people react to your content. What I really like is the visualization and the manner in which it has been clustered

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

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

Dave Barnes & Matt Wertz: Music & Social Media Done Right.

Jason Yormark

How music artists Dave Barnes & Matt Wertz have used social media in their music careers

Facebook About to Drop a Bomb on Foursquare?


Changes announced today to Facebook’s privacy agreement suggest the company is about to flip the switch and add location-based capabilities to the social network. Some think this might mean the end for standalone location-based services like Foursquare and Brightkite. I don’t think so. Experts ” have recently placed Foursquare valuations in the $50M to $70M range. I think this is low, and I also think it is too soon for Foursquare to sell. More on 4sq in a moment.).

Google To Introduce Opt Out Browser Plug In For Analytics

Saying It Social

google analytics opt out plugin Up until just a few minutes ago when I started reading some reports about what I'm about to tell you, I've been a huge Google “junkie”. I start off my morning standing at Starbucks waiting for my latte

What Twitter Users Want


Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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