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. 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.

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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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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.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts?

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?”.

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? Tags: Twitter marc meyer

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.

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. Parker Roger Dooley Shelley Pringle Sherri Liebo Slavik Volinsky Steam Feed Steven Van Belleghem

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

But while major market teams have a big advantage in the real game, social media is the great equalizer online, so I thought I’d see which teams have attracted the largest following on Twitter and Facebook. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

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

Adam Sherk

So I’ve been curious to see how their Twitter press release service would do. Releases are posted on their press release page (and in its RSS feed) and tweeted via @muckrack , which currently has 5k+ followers. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

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.

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!

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

Convince & Convert

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.

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. magazine. twitter.

[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.

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.

How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

Twitter has changed the way your business interacts with consumers online. If you’ve been looking for ideas to help elevate your Twitter presence and expand your business through Twitter , read on. How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business).

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

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Look no further than your Twitter or Facebook feeds for hours and hours of animated GIFs, useless YouTube videos and Reddit randomness. I can''t imagine going back in time to a day and age when I found myself waiting at the local newsstand/magazine store for a new issue of Fast Company magazine to show up in the pre-Internet days. magazine. magazine store. twitter. Writer''s block? Creative block? Can''t come up with something to create?

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. But my Twitter feed as an aggregator of novelty is like. 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. 10 Twitter Marketing Mistakes You Need to Stop Making https://t.co/rSIcJF9kOU

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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.

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.

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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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.

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Feedly. Luckily, no one ever said you have to do it alone—blogs, online magazines, and newspapers are all great sources of inspiration. Feedly gives you a single place to collect and read all of this content.

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10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

On TV, in magazines, on the sides of buses, at work, at your kid’s soccer game, and in the bathroom stall next to you. Blogs Facebook Featured Google+ LinkedIn Mobile People Social Media Twitter YouTube best practices facebook foursquare social media tips yelp

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This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. We live in a multitasking world: social platforms such as Facebook (83.7%) and Twitter (66.9%) are accessed while watching TV ; and 40% of mobile searches are done while watching TV.

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 45 per cent of users are on it daily. Magazine reading time down 77.5

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. Plus, you’ll get to see the latest content from your Twitter network.

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.

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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.

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What’s your Social Media diet?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

With over 300 feeds coming into my Google Reader, Twitter alerts popping up all over the place and email coming in by the truck load its easy to feel overloaded fast. Blogging Facebook Social Media Social Networking Twitter Web 2.0

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.