8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. Encourage Reviews, Subscribers, & Bookmarks.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? To be sure, some agencies and companies get it, and do an effective job integrating social media and PR efforts.

Trending Sources

Nine Notable Uses for Social Bookmarking

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Webupon > Social Bookmarking. Nine Notable Uses for Social Bookmarking. Bookmarking doesnt need to be limited to tracking websites for yourself. Social bookmarking sites excel at maintaining an online grouping of websites for many purposes (e.g. Electronic bookmarking functions have been used by academics and other professionals for years as a means of sharing information and collaborating on projects. Use bookmarks as your own â??peopleâ??

Social Bookmarking For Enterprise Knowledge Management | Intelligent Agent

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Bookmarking For Enterprise Knowledge Management. Filed under: blinklist , bluedot , cogenz , connectbeam , delicious , diigo , furl , knowledge_management , magnolia , shadows , simpy , social_bookmarking — Robert Berkman @ 3:05 pm. Social Bookmarking as a Knowledge Management Strategyâ?? In that article, though I also discussed how certain free, public social bookmarking sites could also be suitable for enterprise useâ??IFâ??they

Mopsos - Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You are here: Home > November 2007 > Friday 30 > Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies. Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies. Yesterday, together with my colleague Ricardo Sueiras of PwC UK, we had a demo of Connectbeam the entreprise social bookmarking appliance. Connectbeam is an enterprise social networking tool using shared bookmarks and tags as a way to connect people.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

But creating and maintaining a successful blog takes more than just producing helpful and original content; as social media expert Heidi Cohen recently wrote , “The most epic content will FAIL without content distribution. How I promote my new blog posts by The Social Media Hat.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social media can be the magic that helps people find your blog articles. A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Social media was short-form, personal, and spontaneous. Blogging and social media not only amicably co-exist, they complement each other.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |. I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. Social Degree.

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. What your competitors are doing in social media.

Social Media Complainers – your new BFF's

Akamai Marketing

My favorite tidbit of info: 68% of consumers who posted a complaint or negative review on a social networking or ratings/reviews site got a response. The quicker the response, the happier the complainer and the more impressed the social media listeners are.

Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

There are so many layers to this topic that entire (worthy) books have been written on social media philosophy, content creation or audience engagement. Frankly, Wikibrands should be required reading for any business or marketing professional considering or executing a social media presence.

Tool Tuesday: SocialOomph

Akamai Marketing

This is a discussion in social media circles today, and everyone has their opinion. The ability to AutoFollow is perhaps my favorite feature of Social Oomph. What’s your social currency?

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What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

By taracoomans – April 4, 2011 Posted in: Content , Featured , social media Photo credit: BaronBrian 97 Million people use Twitter. Yet, according to HubSpot, brands who connect via the social sphere see a direct impact on sales. Your currency is your social media VALUE.

Personal knowledge management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2 Connections to Organizations and Groups. While the focus is the individual, the goal of PKM is to enable individuals to operate better in both formal organizations and in looser work groupings. edit ] Connections to Organizations and Groups. PKM has recently been linked to social bookmarking , blogging or knowledge logs (K-logs). Personal knowledge management. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation , search.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. What’s your social currency?

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can marketers make more productive use of their time on social networking sites? How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? How can you measure (or can you measure) social media ROI ? ” Social Media Tools.

A Thousand Little Cuts of Social Media – A Kaizen Approach

Akamai Marketing

THEN, I’m going to tell you why its relevant to social media. How does Kaizen relate to social media? have when beginning a social media program. Start by asking your employees simple questions about social media. What’s your social currency?

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What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

While the report doesn’t directly address much about social media, it does make a case for some strategic choices that may impact your social media campaigns. This will be worth keeping an eye on over 2011, but hardly suggests that there is a mass exodus in this age group.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Three ranking factors that have recently taken on increased importance from Google (and will therefore likely soon become important to other search engines as well) are content quality and authority, social media links and content freshness. What’s more, blogs are a central component of web presence optimization , and the core of a productive social media strategy.

Tool Tuesday: Qwitter

Akamai Marketing

We should never sit on our laurels in social media. Share and Enjoy: Tags: social media , Tool , Twitter 4 Comments Kalin Dudley Posted March 18, 2011 at 5:40 PM Tara, This is an interesting subject as I was actually experiencing something from my personal twitter account last Friday.

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Knowledge Worker 2.0 - Power to the people

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Favorites & Groups. Add to groups/events. Groups/Events. Social Media. Scott Gavin Slide 37: blogs wikis podcasts social networking online collaboration tagging social bookmarking from Meet Charlie: What is Enterprise 2.0? file/244008/, steve: the art museum social tagging [link] project unmanaging-unleashing-the-creative- [link] beast/ â?£ Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Widgets. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What Can Social Networking Do for Your Organization? To get started, visit the popular social bookmarks manager del.icio.us  or another social bookmarking Web site and pick a tag that for your organization or cause. Jump to Content. Jump to Navigation.

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Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

I have been using StumbleUpon as my social bookmarking tool this year and I wanted to share with you all of my favorite links from the past year broken into categories. Scientific American socialADDICT blog – Social Marketing, Web 2.0 Use get_bookmarks() instead.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I have been using StumbleUpon as my social bookmarking tool this year and I wanted to share with you all of my favorite links from the past year broken into categories. Scientific American socialADDICT blog – Social Marketing, Web 2.0 Use get_bookmarks() instead.

Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future?

www.masternewmedia.org

Photo credit: Luna Vandoorne Vallejo In other words , a content curator is someone " who continually finds, groups, organizes and shares the best and most relevant content on a specific issue online ". In time, these curators will bring more utility and order to the social web.

44 Things Bloggers Should Be Delegating to Virtual Staff to Catapult Their Online Growth

ProBlogger

Group similar topics and figure out if they can be turned into a series of posts, or even more – ebooks, etc. Identify Facebook and LinkedIn groups, which can be used to promote and share content when published. This can be incredibly time-consuming in today’s very savvy, social world.

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals.

The One Reason Your Amazing Blog Post Hasn’t Gone Viral (and 8 Things You Can Do About It)

ProBlogger

Share it many times across your social media properties. We tend to share a blog post only once on social media because we don’t want to ‘bombard’ our followers. Share your post in Facebook and LinkedIn groups you are part of.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable).

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

blogbrevity.posterous.com

For great social media discussions, follow the conversations on #smchat every Wednesday at 1 pm on Twitter, join the #smchat Ning community , and get the transcripts. My social media mantra is "people want to deal with people." What a small world social media has made!

Why I’m Not a Fan of Tweet2Download

Kikolani

Social Sharing Buttons in Single Post Templates. WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part Three B: Posts & Social Bookmarking. 8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups. Have the days of encouraging mailing list signups come to an end with the new trend of Tweet2Download? I hope not, and this is why. What is Tweet2Download? Tweet2Download is a plugin for WordPress that allows you to giveaway content in exchange for a “simple&# tweet.

How Much of Your Traffic “Should” Come from Search?

Webbiquity SMM

Virtually all of the websites in the group saw an increase in the percentage of traffic driven by search in the first quarter of 2012 vs 1Q2011, indicating that b2b tech buyers are relying more on search. A final factor is social sharing.

Diigo: A PR Tool for Social Media Releases

Proactive Report

One of the additions to a social media news release that journalists find useful is a bookmarked research page with all resources and notes they might need to write the story. There are three main areas of the site: My Library, My Network and My Groups.

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

From fans to followers, brands are actively working to engage their current and future customers via social media — and online reputation management is quickly becoming a vital part of doing business. Social media monitoring helps brands discover, in real time, who is saying what online and where the conversations are happening so they can respond in a timely fashion. Businesses also need to measure, analyze, and report on their social media efforts. Social Mention.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. And more than half of all social media-driven blog traffic comes from Facebook (28%) and Twitter (26%) combined.

How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Time Online: A Look at.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Time Online: A Look at Efficient Ways to Effectively Social Network When You Have Limited Time I recently posed the following question to the members of the LinkedIn Group, Social Networking & Social Media Marketing for Franchisees , “If you are not currently implementing a social media marketing program for your business, why not?

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers

Kikolani

For me, I was spending too much time browsing social media and not enough time performing tasks that would actually generate income. Sharing your content on social networks. Using services like OnlyWire to share your posts on dozens of social bookmarking sites simultaneously. Some of the fastest ways I’ve found to boost the popularity of my blog has been through the use of blog commenting groups and content syndication tribes.

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

Because if you are creating content, you are likely distributing and promoting that content in variety of ways, including social media. What’s your social currency?

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy.