Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. I covered Mark’s announcement and what you can do about it in these two blog posts and webinars: Facebook News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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How Time Magazine Gained 1.2 Million Google+ Followers

The Realtime Report

Time magazine has become one of the most popular news brands on Google+, with over 1.2 ” Having pieces that spark conversation (like the controversial breast-feeding cover) can also help to drum up interest on the social network. million followers on Twitter, where it is the “#3 news brand.” million users adding Time to their circles on the social network.

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Force Feed

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It could be the latest issue of Fast Company magazine. They're doing the heavy lifting, in a world where most people can't be bothered with 140 characters on Twitter , so they've started snapping each other on Snapchat. It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). Force feed me. magazine.

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Twitter for Business: Is It Time?

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter is in trouble. The company recently missed earnings estimates for the second time in four quarters, and had to strike a deal with activist investor firm Elliott Management which had “been trying to push (Jack) Dorsey out as part of an overhaul to Twitter’s business.” ” Could creating a “Twitter for business” service level be part of the answer? Though 90% of B2B software companies are on Twitter , barely half are active.

Breaking All Of Twitter's Rules

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Is there a sure-fire way to be successful using Twitter ? Business books, Blog posts, magazine articles, tumblr feeds, newspaper articles, TV news segments and yes, even tweets, have been written about what it takes for both individuals and brands to be successful on Twitter. Allow me to sum up some of the more commonly-held recommendations for Twitter success: Get in early. Evan Williams (co-founder of Twitter) joined in March of 2006. magazine.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter Tips, Tactics and Techniques.

Is Twitter really working for you? 10 questions

Direct Marketing Observations

I was reading an article in The New York Times Sunday Magazine titled, “I Tweet, Therefore I am&# in which the author Peggy Orenstein ruminates. How much, was I shaping my Twitter feed, and how much was Twitter shaping me? Does this mean that although we talk about Twitter being about quality, it is truly driven by quantity to be effective? Do we need to define or redefine what being “effective&# on Twitter really means?

Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites by Adam Sherk on August 7, 2009 This week’s Sysomos study of the 5% most active users on Twitter includes a list of the top 25 users (with more than 50,000 followers) ranked by average tweets per day. With this in mind, it is beneficial for news and content sites to take a diversified approach to Twitter, offering a range options for users to subscribe to.

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A Dying Breed

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If the story is not in your feed, or you're being forced to leave wherever that feed may be, it's getting harder and harder to get those readers to click out of their native environments (the places that they want to keep thumbing through). I was able - through a lot of hard work and rejection - to (sometimes) get my content into a magazine or a newspaper. Now, they write and publish like a mini-version of a traditional magazine. magazine. news feed.

The Long Tales - The Best In Business Innovation Content - Issue #5

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A leader of the free world is stripping down one of the biggest companies via Twitter (slicing billions from their market cap). Beverage Company Califia Farms Publishes Branded Magazine 'Pour Over' - MediaPost. It's a magazine with a focus on coffee culture and plant-based lifestyle. I was insane, crazy in love with Google Reader and tried (desperately tried) to fall in love with Feedly. feedly. magazine. news feed. pour over magazine.

The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on April 5, 2010 A new baseball season is underway and we are in that wonderfully brief period when fans all over the country still believe this could actually be the year for their team. Not surprisingly the Yankees and Red Sox are at the top of the standings, although Boston is far behind the Yankees and Phillies in Twitter followers.

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A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk A Look at Muck Rack’s Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later by Adam Sherk on October 20, 2009 I’m definitely a fan of Muck Rack – it offers an easy way to track major media journalists on Twitter and pick up on trending topics. So I’ve been curious to see how their Twitter press release service would do. in the UK, which charges £30 to distribute a release through Twitter and RSS.

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth

Qantas Airways published a photo of two fans with blacked out faces and wigs on, causing a controversy on Twitter, in spite of Radike Samo not minding at all. For once my social network let me down – I was off Twitter and therefore unaware of the Black Face incident! black face qantas airways twitter. Online Communities social media Social Media Australia social networks Twitter Australia black face online community qantas social network

[Interview] How Truffle Social Is Nailing Direct Message Campaigns On Twitter

Audiense

Their #1234ThumbWar campaign for Models Own , a British based beauty brand, was a huge success on both Twitter and Instagram. We also found out some tips and tricks about Direct Messaging campaigns on Twitter, and how Truffle Social use the Audiense platform for their own end. When Twitter’s new API changes occurred a couple of years ago – they were reducing the capability to follow people in bulk, and that became an issue for us.

What You Don't Know About David Carr

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My professional career started as a journalist, I went on to become a magazine publisher. As we struggled to get enough ads to validate the next issue of our magazine, I watched the first Web Browser come online, and that''s when everything changed for me. My Twitter feed is full of individuals who talk about journalism, media and the future of technology. magazine. magazine publisher. twitter. David Carr was one of my secret weapons.

Don't #Unplug From Technology

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Grazing the magazine newsstand on my flight to NYC last week, I was thrilled to see that the latest edition of Fast Company was on sale. In short, he was riding the wave of his digital connectedness upriver into global success, while developing a personal brand to be reckon with (over 140,000 followers on Twitter , multiple appearances in mainstream media and more). A direct message from Twitter? magazine. social feed. twitter.

Your Marketing Drivel That Is Supposed To Be Content

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Whether it's a Twitter feed, a Facebook page or a corporate Blog, I'm often asked for my thoughts and perspective on not just the design and usability, but the quality of the content. The brands that are seeing their content get shared and recommended are publishing content that looks and acts a lot more like the content you would find in other online publications (or something you might read in a magazine or a newspaper). magazine. twitter.

Watching Me Blog

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From e-newsletters and magazine to business books and RSS feeds, I'm constantly consuming reading, watching and listening to content. My attitude is that I would rather be inundated with emails and feeds than be left surprised when news breaks. After the post: Once it's posted and live, I tend to let people on Twitter and Facebook know by asking a question. magazine. rss feed. twitter.

6 Websites That Deserve Your Attention

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If all else fails: Twitter whales, my Google Reader goes bust and I can't get any good links out of my friends and connections on LinkedIn , Facebook or Google + , I can always rely on these: 6 Websites That Deserve Your Attention (in alphabetical order): AdWeek. Sure, it's easy to just grab the RSS feed or wait for someone on Twitter to send you a link to an AdWeek article, but a daily visit to this site will get you up-to-speed in no time at all. magazine. rss feed.

How To Start A Blog In 2012

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Afterall, you can Blog on your Facebook page, you can micro-Blog with Twitter or video Blog on YouTube. While we do live in a world of RSS feeds and links tossed around via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the best Blogs are designed well. Blogs, books, newspapers, magazines, tweets, etc. magazine. rss feed. twitter. Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex.

A digital media framework for smart marketing communications

Sherrilynne Starkie

You may have heard rumours that Twitter is dead and nobody uses it anymore. But, Twitter is alive and well in Canada. Forty-two per cent of us are on Twitter and half of those users are on it daily. Before 2005 this would have included customer magazines, flyers or newsletters.

Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Written by Glen, this post has 24 Comments In terms of traffic, I feel like Twitter is becoming a sort of hybrid between Digg of a few years ago and StumbleUpon. While getting a huge amount of retweets is one way to get twitter eyeballs on your content, there is another way. I really enjoy Twitter. My Twitter handle is @palewar.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. So, as promised in Tom Pick’s blog, “ 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women ”, in honor of mothers, our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men now honors fathers.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #324

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William Gibson talks about 'The Peripheral,' the power of Twitter, and his next book set in today's Silicon Valley - Business Insider. "Special thanks to Arjun Basu for pointing this one out to me. Read his thoughts on magazines: 'A good magazine was a lot of novelty, stuff you've never heard of before, clearly aggregated by people who have been able to travel further and dig deeper than you have been able to do. But my Twitter feed as an aggregator of novelty is like.

The iPad And The Marketing Professional

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This iPad only application grabs your Twitter and Facebook feed and turns it into a beautiful magazine. so you're not only a reader of a magazine, you are also the editor and publisher as well. If they're not big on business books, magazines like Wired and The Economist also offer iPad-based digital editions of their monthly magazines via monthly subscription. magazine. twitter. What is your holiday season going to look like?

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15 Must-Follow Social Media Experts on Twitter

Hootsuite

If you’ve ever considered asking someone if you can “pick their brain,” it might be a good idea to save yourself the awkwardness and check out their Twitter account instead. Twitter is an incredible resource for networking and seeking out top professionals and influencers in any industry, but this is especially true for social media experts. Jay Baer’s Twitter header image declares “Content is fire. 10 Twitter Marketing Mistakes You Need to Stop Making https://t.co/rSIcJF9kOU

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17 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You a Better Writer

Hootsuite

Okay, but why Twitter?”. Think of Twitter as a digital version of the Paris café scene of the roaring 20s. Bonus: Download the free strategy guide that reveals how Hootsuite grew our Twitter following to over 8 million users and learn how you can put the tactics to work for your business. 17 Twitter accounts that will make you a better writer. Meanwhile, see what he has to say on his Twitter account (including, when he’s railing on Trump). “A better writer?”.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Feeding The Content Marketing Beast – 7 Places to Find Cheap Content by Heidi Cohen. Content marketing guru Joe Pulizzi presents a fascinating history of content marketing, from cave paintings and 19th-century “customer magazines” through the emergence of corporate blogs, business video, microsites, and the proliferation of content marketing sites, books and resources.

Sharing Is Caring (And Selling)

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The Huffington Post generated conversation (comments, engagement, links and the like) because, unlike traditional newspapers and magazines that were making time online, The Huffington Post "opened up the window" and let their content be cross-posted, it linked out (not to be confused with LinkedIn ) and did everything in its power to garner attention by leveraging the power of a sharing economy over one that was looking for a return on investment (or advertising). magazine.

15 Must-Follow Social Media Experts on Twitter

Hootsuite

If you’ve ever considered asking someone if you can “pick their brain,” it might be a good idea to save yourself the awkwardness and check out their Twitter account instead. Twitter is an incredible resource for networking and seeking out top professionals and influencers in any industry, but this is especially true for social media experts. Jay Baer’s Twitter header image declares “Content is fire. Magazine’s Top 30 Experts on The Internet of Things.

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? consumers from ExactTarget and CoTweet (they are clients) called Twitter X-Factors shows that just 5% of Americans follow even one brand on Twitter.

4 Top Sports Brands on Social—And What We Can Learn From Them

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Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers’ bright orange, furry, googly-eyed mascot, became an overnight sensation back in 2018 after his recreation of Kim Kardashian’s “Paper” magazine cover garnered 6.1 It’s also been using social media to empower its athletes to build their own brands within the franchise, liberalizing its rules around players’ usage of licensed content in their social media feeds and even supplying much of that material proactively to players and their representatives.

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

The Way of the Web

Even now traditional media companies are still struggling and battling to make the transition to the web, whether newspapers, magazines, radio or television, and they’re all still behind where they should be. Suddenly we were able to produce a variety of RSS feeds for starters. I also took the chance to start playing with social media – we quickly had a Myspace page and Flickr group up and running, to be joined by Facebook and Twitter.

Seattle Police Tweet to Thwart Car Thieves

Ari Herzog

Launched one week ago by the Seattle Police, @GetYourCarBack is an innovative use of Twitter by law enforcement. With each tweet, cops update a running feed of cars stolen and reported to 911, including the make, model, body type, year, color, and license plate data. “I I believe that this program will integrate seamlessly into our strategy to prevent and reduce auto theft in Seattle,” said Seattle Police Chief John Diaz in a report published by Government Technology magazine. “It

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Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.

Adam Sherk

by Adam Sherk on May 1, 2009 I’ve been surprised by how many people choose to follow the main Twitter account of major news sites. I know in some cases it’s because they are featured as “suggested users” to people who sign up for a new Twitter account. But it seems like there are much better ways to monitor daily news feeds. I pulled these charts from Twitter Grader (which incidentally gave all of these accounts a grade of 99 or higher).

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Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.

Adam Sherk

by Adam Sherk on May 1, 2009 I’ve been surprised by how many people choose to follow the main Twitter account of major news sites. I know in some cases it’s because they are featured as “suggested users” to people who sign up for a new Twitter account. But it seems like there are much better ways to monitor daily news feeds. I pulled these charts from Twitter Grader (which incidentally gave all of these accounts a grade of 99 or higher).

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Wonder Through Life. Don't Wander Through Life.

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When I was younger (in my mid-teens), I was absorbed by music magazines. What I knew about the music I loved (and for me, that was mostly the heavy kind of music), I learned from the monthly magazines and the odd/random instances when one of my favorite bands'' video would be played on TV. No Twitter feeds. Back then, I somehow lucked my way into writing about music for a national teen magazine. That magazine was published monthly. music magazine.

You Have Reached The End Of This Blog

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inc magazine. rss feed. twitter. or, have you? Posted by Mitch Joel on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. What do you think? blogger. blogging. brand. business blog. buzzfeed. content. content creator. content distribution. content marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. digital publishing. facebook. facebook notes. google. google reader. harvard business review. j walter thompson. james altucher. journalism. journalist. linkedin. marketer. marketing.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

You can set up your streams based on relevant keywords and use filters to get the latest content from specific sources, including websites, twitter influencers, or RSS feeds. If you log in using your Twitter account, your home screen will automatically fill up with the latest content on the topics you share the most on Twitter. Plus, you’ll get to see the latest content from your Twitter network. Feedly – Create categorized content feeds.

14 Tips for Preserving Your Mental Health While Working in Social Media

Ignite Social Media

I know I need to take breaks from my social accounts when I’m not able to let things go easily (after seeing stuff on my personal social feed) or if it’s still impacting my mood in a negative way after logging out.

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