Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?


2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. Social media is our new news site. For some social networks half of the users access exclusively from their phones.

Social Media During Emergencies

Akamai Marketing

Some thoughts about social media during emergencies and disasters. Since I was evacuated last night, as I listened to tsunami sirens wail, huddled in my car with blankets, pillows, dog, husband and a battery charger for phone and Ipad, the glow coming off my personal devices was my outside connection with the world. The feeling of helplessness is overwhelming; social media kept me connected and as importantly let people know I was safe.

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?


In order to help you decide, I have compiled a list of the most popular and effective social media channels at your disposal today. I will be following up with an in-depth detailed blog about each social media channel in the coming weeks.

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


Incorporating social media into P2P fundraising can amplify your fundraising efforts and tap into your supporters’ extended networks. After all, social media is a significant aspect of people’s lives. So, it’s no secret that nonprofits need to be social media savvy.

Is Social Media Going Mainstream?


I never considered myself an early adopter for anything, so the fact that I’m into social media surprises me. I got into social media to understand the risks to advise my clients and anyone else willing to listen how to address these “new” exposures. Risk and Social Medi

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Let’s take a look at the tips and tools: 50 ShortCuts for You to Create Visual Content for Social Media Marketing.

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Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network. Social Bookmarks.

Flash Mobs Go Social in India

Waxing UnLyrical

What the iPhone is to smart phones, flash mobs are to marketing. As organizations all over the globe try to use smart moves to attract and retain customers, the recent and ongoing turbulence in the global economy has only intensified this need. Flash Mobs Go Social in India.

Twitter Best in Events and Emergencies

Net-Savvy Executive

It's the social media water cooler , where there's always something interesting but rarely anything I can't afford to miss. But Twitter and the hashtag make connecting with the people at the conference and those following remotely easier than ever. Media reports.

Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011

Proactive Report

Social sharing is the new holy grail of advertising, writes Dan Greenberg, CEO of Sharethrough, in a recent Forbes article. In this environment, forward-thinking advertisers are shifting budgets towards social strategies that center around creating content that’s likely to be shared.&#.

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32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips


Empower your readers with social sharing buttons. Empower readers to share your content as they consume it by placing the Digg Digg floating social share bar along the left side of your content as people scroll down the page. See it implemented at Social Media Examiner.

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Creating a Virtual Community to Build a Better Blog


A Virtual Race can be done anywhere around the globe within a fixed timeframe, and the GPS data from a sports watch or smart phone is submitted for your time. . Social Media Platforms. Take your reader into account when targeting social media – use what they already use.

10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

Writtent Blog

Traditional advertising methods, like print ads and television commercials worked incredibly well until the average consumer owned a smart phone. If the wrong phone number or a typo ends up on a magazine ad, you can’t exactly ask for a second printing. Be Really Smart.