Bring Your Own Meme to the #LiftOff Book Giveaway

Waxing UnLyrical

Yesterday, I posted a challenge in the Social PR Posse group : to come up with your OWN quick meme and share it in the group. Once again, here it is: all you have to do is come up with your own take on a popular meme.

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Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes are one of those things. For most of us, memes are a trifling way to spend the day: a source of laughter or, albeit less frequently, inspiration. For marketers, memes may have come to represent something very different: an “in” with the “Internet culture” crowd.

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Meme, Myself, and I: A Brand’s Guide to Using Memes

Ignite Social Media

One of those funny posts is likely to be a meme, which feels like the world’s largest inside joke. Memes are one of the gems that have come out of the internet over the last few years, so of course there’s room for brands to be in on the joke as well.

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Memes: Should You Use Them In Your Social Media Marketing?

Stay N' Alive

Besides videos, memes have been king of content on social media for quite awhile now. When it comes to memes for business pages, the results generally range from successful to catastrophic. Memes generally work best for younger, nonprofessional audiences.

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The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

A few of the guys from sales created some funny memes about LinkedIn and I posted one into my profile Monday morning. Withing an hour I was seeing that 3rd degree connections were engaged with the meme. I have a couple different shares of this meme posted on my profile.

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How To Use Memes to Promote Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A meme, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary , is “an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ” Originally coined by evolutionary biologist and ethologist Richard Dawkins in the 1970s, a meme is something with which just about every member of a culture is familiar. For example, the simple act of swinging a hammer to drive in a nail would be considered a meme, or the way Bostonians pronounce the word “car.”

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Marketing, Jacking and Mining Memes

Geoff Livingston

Image by MeMe. One bubbling trend in online marketing is meme marketing. Memes are ideas, behaviors or styles that spreads from person to person within a culture. Now guerrilla marketers and companies want to create their own memes. Another image by Meme.

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With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around.

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Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?

SocialFish

I don’t know if Craig Newmark intended this post to be a meme, but what the hey, I’m taking that ball and running with it. First, read the post and all the great things several nonprofiteers are going to be working on in 2012.

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Graphics and images in a snap

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media graphics memes social objectsRecognized each year on May 30 is National Water a Flower Day. It’s an opportunity to care for the gardens of those who may be homebound or in the hospital.

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How to Create Your Brand Memes: Social Media Marketing Icons

Shift Digital

Having a standout visual marketing strategy is an important part of building your personal brand’s visibility according to a recent article, How to Create Brand Memes for Social Media Marketing , by the Personal Branding Blog. Creating a graphic brand meme is a great way to create a memorable brand for your customers, a popular way to reach audiences. Here are several ways memes can help your personal brand stand out from the rest. Customize Your Brand Memes.

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Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop, I immediately said yes. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media.

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The meme-ing of Christmas

The Way of the Web

I’d been meaning to write about how social networks really do seem to have killed something with regards to blogging – the blog meme. Rather than posting and tagging people to get their opinions, which used to happen a lot a couple of years ago, people are just asking the same questions on Twitter and Facebook. Bit of a shame for longer answers (And the chance to get some backlinks!). And then Eaon tagged me in a blog meme.Originally started by Rob Campbell. Bugger.

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Blogger's Block Should be a Meme

Net-Savvy Executive

Fred Wilson posted a simple request yesterday and got an amazing response. He wrote that he was experiencing Blogger's Block , and he asked his readers to suggest topics. The response? Over 360 comments (so far), suggesting and discussing more topics than Fred will be able to write about in a year.

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Meme: Ways to Increase Your Twitter Following Ethically

Geoff Livingston

We hope other successful Twitterers/bloggers will continue the conversation in a meme, and spread this more mindful approach towards Twitter followings.

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Viral Videos, Internet Memes And The Value Of Online Anonymity.

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The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

Susan didn’t even know the image had gone viral until she saw another Facebook friend shared the meme on April 22. ” After she saw the meme, Susan started reporting the image and private messaging pages on Facebook with a request that they take down the image and/or meme.

5 Safe Social Media Tasks for Business Leaders

Unspoken

Take a look at a few safe ways that leaders can harness the power of social technology to advance their companies: Post motivational quotes and memes. Post a quote or meme that has universal appeal and represents the leadership traits like determination, hard work, and courage. Influence Internet marketing Social Media Adobe Photoshop Air quotes Beyoncé Knowles brand Colloquialism Corporate communication Hashtag Meme social media twitter

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Twitter Converts Vine Website Into Archive

SocialTimes Twitter

Jump into a classic meme , have a laugh or look up a profile. Twitter Web Video Animals Applications apps Archives art Comedy Editor's Picks Edits highlights memes Music and Dance Playlists Profiles Sports Videos Vine vine camera WeirdVine may be gone , but Vines live on.

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

While Facebook may not provide quick-witted memes or cuts of hilarious videos like other platforms, it can take brands to the next level. Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers.

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Rooster Sauce, Big Baseball Cards and Meme in the Making

Jeff Esposito

Did you ever have one of those weeks where you had so much to do, but so little time? That has been my week so far and I only have a few short hours left in the office to clear my “to do” list before having the next two weeks off for some quality time with my lil buddy Megatron- hopefully I can get to all of it and not have to work on the off-days. How has your week been? Any good weekend plans?

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Twitter and TV Superfans (Study)

SocialTimes Twitter

Karp wrote, “Fans engage in the TV conversation all the time, whether it’s getting pumped for the upcoming show or watching sneak peeks before the episode airs, seeing what the actors or other fans are saying or following memes and hashtags after the show.”. How do “superfans” of television show behave on Twitter, and what should marketers do to tap them? Twitter teamed up with Vizeum and Dentsu Aegis Network to find out.

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Twitter to Live-Stream ELEAGUE Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Semifinals, Championship

SocialTimes Twitter

In addition to the live streaming, the @EL Twitter account will offer real-time highlights, GIFs, memes, statistics, score updates, Periscope content featuring ELEAGUE on-air talent and behind-the-scenes footage with players. Another day, another Twitter deal for live-streaming video , and this one is for eSports.

How to Leverage the Power of Trending Topics

Convince & Convert

Working in social media over the years, I thought I had a handle on wacky holiday occasions and memes. He’s also the subject of a quirky internet meme that’s still going strong after four years. The best memes and trending topics make light of situations and human behavior.

Journalism Is Not Content Marketing

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Fake Facebook memes often get much more traction and distribution than the proper news stories that are written about it to correct the error. I'm a rare breed. I started off my professional career as a journalist. The truth is, that I still don't have the courage to call myself a journalist.

Seven Minutes To Viral Video Success

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In this TED Talk , Allocca spends a little over seven minutes walking us all through the fascinating world of YouTube, viral videos and the longevity of a meme. memes. kevinallocca memes onlinevideo tedtalk viralmarketing viralvideo youtube

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Be The Brand That You Wish To See In The World

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And with that, comes many things: excuses, apologies, adapting policies, legalese, public relations, spin, consumer backlash, social media armchair quarterbacking, memes (oh, the memes), and the general piling-on of traditional media and the late night show crews. memes. Brands have done a wonderful job of stepping in it over the past little while, haven't they?

Copy These Winning Environmental Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media isn't just a place for animal videos, funny memes, and clever campaigns.Today, social media is the perfect global platform for brands and businesses to raise awareness (and money)… Read More >>>.

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There Are No Experts, Only More Experiences

Geoff Livingston

The reemergence of the social media expert meme was fueled by two well known voices who have had great successes in the past. Reality Social Media distraction meme red herring social media expertImage by timparkinson.

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A More Elegant Question About Facebook

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Big, big steps away from news feeds, status updates, emoticons and a place to share our memes and pictures of food and cats. Facebook wants to connect everybody. . That was the plan when Mark Zuckerberg moved the online social network out of his college dorm room, and into a business/something more substantive. Whether he knew what Facebook would become is questionable, at best (who could know that Facebook would have the profound effect that it has had on our society?).

Tamar Weinberg is a Media Snacker » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I’m not a meme-girl myself, either, but the viewpoints have been so interesting! Reply Lyndon Antcliff November 1, 2007 at 1:39 pm I hate memes too.

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A Fascinating New Trend

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Have we become tired of LOLCats , Someecards and other random memes? Fascinating memes. The Internet provides a deep river of flowing memes that are fascinating (and funny) to watch. On top of that, the majority of these memes disappear without notice as well. Follow the memes. internet meme. brand content facebook internetmeme lolcats marketing marvingaye meme motivationalquote personaldevelopment someecards trend viral viralmarketing

Be The Brand That You Wish To See In The World

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And with that, comes many things: excuses, apologies, adapting policies, legalese, public relations, spin, consumer backlash, social media armchair quarterbacking, memes (oh, the memes), and the general piling-on of traditional media and the late night show crews. memes. Brands have done a wonderful job of stepping in it over the past little while, haven't they?

The Age of the Sycophant

Geoff Livingston

This is in spite of several free service that do the exact same thing from organizations like WordPress , Pushing Social and the Daily Meme , as well as free blog topic tips from leading voices like Copyblogger and Problogger.

Speakin' Like Them

Social Media Marketing

meme fun social media"If you wish to persuade me, you my think my thoughts, feel my feelings and speak my words." - Cicero I've previously cited this quote by Cicero as one that demonstrates the timelessness and universality of human nature.

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#HashThis

Social Media Marketing

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One Random Thing About Me

Almost Savvy

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Life After Digital

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Have we become heartless meme generating morons that are tearing apart the moral fabrics of our society? analytics barcode biography civilization cyberbullying data digitalbiography digitalrevenge digitaltechnology documentary globalnetwork instagram internetculture lifeafterdigital meme piracy recognitiontechnology selfie smartphone socialmedia technology theagendawithstevepaikin thewizardofoz tvo Social media and digital technology are ruining everything.

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The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

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Pushing beyond memes, Buzzfeed and Upworthy. memes. Writer''s block? Creative block? Can''t come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer''s block." " He believes that we''re all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever). His books, The War of Art , Do The Work and others are all about "putting you ass where your heart is," as he calls it.

YouTube Tuesday: Jennifer Aniston Goes Viral for Smart Water

Firebelly

Today’s YouTube Tuesday video is the clever Jennifer Aniston Smart Water spot featuring nods to many popular viral videos and memes. Which memes would you have liked to see included in the video?