Follow Friday Challenge, Week 1 #FFwk1

Taylor Marek

I will be giving away one spot every week on Friday in conjunction with the “Follow Friday&# meme brought about through Twitter. If you answer it on twitter, use the hashtag #FFwk1. You are allowed one blog comment entry and one twitter entry at maximum. I will then group both the twitter and blog comments together and pick a tweet/comment at random.

Social Media That Made Us Laugh This Month

Ignite Social Media

The great Dr. Seuss once said, “You have to be odd, to be number one,” and while this quote can be interpreted many ways, to me it has always meant that to be the best, you must not be afraid to be a little quirky.

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Pricing: five levels from $199 to $599 per month, plus one-time setup fee of $999 to $2,999. Sample review: “Nimble…merges the feeds from each (major social network) into one centralized inbox. It keeps track of all your contacts, leads, and tasks in one spot.

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

For example: Every $25 donation will rehome one displaced lemur. Hashtags aren’t just for Twitter — they’re now a social media staple, and they work across platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Your supporters may compete for the number one spot and push each other to raise more.

Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

Twitter is the new sports ticker. Twitter is preparing for its biggest surge in event traffic with the London Games. Chad Ochocinco is regarded as one of the more savvy users of Twitter in the NFL. He has over 3 million highly engaged Twitter followers.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. Find your favorite NPR show updates, local NPR stations, and more each with their own feeds. Find feeds with all the latest news on your favorite college teams from Fanblogs.com.

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Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

In the comments for one of these posts, someone gave me the idea of analysing different industries to see the average post length in each, so they could gauge how long their articles should be. To me, it’s a lot more important to post content that will last beyond one day.

Marketing Marvels – Build Remarkable Content Marketing Hubs with Uberflip

Convince & Convert

And speaking of today’s guest, I’m super, super excited to have here on Marketing Marvels, episode two, my good friend Hana Abaza, who is the marketing genius for one of my very favorite companies, Uberflip. She’s also one of my favorite Canadians.

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The Definitive Guide to Setting Up and Marketing a Podcast to Help Grow Your Blog

ProBlogger

So much so, that I would say if you could only add just one strategy to your blog marketing mix this year, I’d highly recommend podcasting, and here’s a few reasons why: 45 million Americans download and listen to at least one podcast a month ( source ). Set Up Your Podcast RSS Feed.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook’s goal to be the social network of choice for all was a lofty one, but I gotta hand it to you, Facebook — it was a big deal, and let’s be honest here, it made lots of sense. My grandfather, one of Facebook’s holdouts, even created his first account (finally!)

3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website | Social Media Marketing.

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 R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website August 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The game used to be relatively simple.

RIP 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website

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 R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website August 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The game used to be relatively simple.

195: How to Crush Content Planning and Promotion with One Powerful Tool

ProBlogger

The tool is one that you may have heard of – CoSchedule. Darren: It’s been 195 or so episodes and I’ve not had you on the podcast yet so it’s time to get one of my team members on. Darren: I guess that was one of my big questions. Whether that be Facebook, or Instagram, or Pinterest, or Twitter, a lot of people are already going and using other scheduling tools to schedule content on those platforms. That’s the one top thing I love about it.

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The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

The number one reason Leo Babauta dominated the personal development industry in two months. Why feed counts mean absolutely nothing (and never really have). Why the Verge was one of the fastest growing blog launches in history.

276: How to Start a Successful Podcast

ProBlogger

Every single one of you have heard it because right now, you are listening to something that Craig and his team has been a part of. This is a fun one for me to record because I hadn’t really spoken to Craig a lot even though we’ve been working for years. I’m one of those people.