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Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile makes appearance in Hawaii | Akamai.

Akamai Marketing

Hawaii is celebrating its 50th year as a state this year, the Weiner mobile started in 1936, making the Weinermobile the older of the two. Oscar Meyer’s stunt is perhaps the oldest and longest running mobile marketing campaign in the country. With 8 mobiles + the new mini Weiner mobile, cruising throughout the country hitting county fairs and grocery stores, its no wonder this continues to be a favorite with com munities. What’s your social currency?

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Social Networking, Bookmarking, and Sharing

Kikolani

One of my commenters last week asked about the difference between social bookmarking and social networking sites. I think of social networking sites as ones where you can communicate directly with other members, where as social bookmarking sites are ones that you can add bookmarks to be shared with other members without as much direct communication. Social Networking Features. Social Bookmarking Features.

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How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Two Easy Ways To Still Get People To Your Facebook Landing Tab | Main | YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru! » May 21, 2010 How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories Why is it important to avoid putting all of your social marketing eggs in one basket? How easy is it make your blog or website mobile friendly?

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution. Social Media (and Beyond): Small Business. Social Media: Measurement and ROI.

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Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

yMarketingMatters

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. Sorry it’s a little long, but I hope this will help you… A few tips: Tip #1: Look into each social media channel and determine which will work best for your business. Social media may be free, but think about the value of your time!

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5 Fun Twitter Quizzes

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Fridays Fun Online Finds | Main | Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site » July 09, 2010 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes Its Friday and todays fun finds are 5 Twitter quizzes that are sure to entertain you, enlighten you, and help you unwind after a busy work week. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read | Main | Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas » June 22, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? A great video that in 2 minutes shares 10 key reasons why brands should be aware of social media. I particularly enjoy the "Social Media Playtime Is Now Officially Over" message at the end.

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United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media.

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Main | Social Media Citizens Hate BP + 4 Other Social Media News Items » June 10, 2010 United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media Efforts We want to congratulate United Way of Central Indiana  who was recognized for their social marketing efforts in the special Corporate Citizenship insert of the Indianapolis Business Journal this week. 

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YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter | Main | United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media Efforts » June 08, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Brian, the " social media guru " is back. Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Happy Social Media Day - June 30th

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Are We Addicted To Social Media? Main | Jakes Take: TV On The Internet » June 30, 2010 Happy Social Media Day - June 30th Today is the first-ever Social Media Day , an unofficial holiday created by Mashable to "celebrate the revolution of media becoming social." Below is a message from Pete Cashmore, Mashable s founder, explaining reasons for and goals behind Social Media Day.

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Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes | Main | What the F**k is Social Media NOW? » July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either." Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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6 Reasons Why I Like Google+

Kikolani

After using Google+ for a few weeks, I decided to share some of the reasons I like it so much, and hope that it will be an attempt at social networking by Google that will stick around for the long haul. It’s better (in my opinion) than the one for Facebook, especially when it comes to sharing your mobile photos with your network. And if you’re just getting started, don’t miss my how to get started with Google+ guide on Social Media Examiner! Social Media

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11 WordPress Plugins to Analyze and Increase Traffic

Kikolani

As the name suggests, this plugin will automatically add links to your favorite Social Bookmarking sites at the end of your posts, pages and RSS feed. It gives you the option to select the sites you want to show from the list of 99 social bookmarking sites. Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready. WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part Three B: Posts & Social Bookmarking.

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5 Ways to Fan the Viral Flame

Firebelly

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Social Search Articles | Main | Twitter announces #NewTwitter » September 10, 2010 Flickr Friday: The Content Grid A content marketing framework that plots type and channel across two dimensions: who should create it (a single owner or the entire staff) and how it should be distributed for maximum impact on the sales funnel.

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What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site | Main | How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media » July 16, 2010 What the F**k is Social Media NOW? Fridays fun find is an excellent presentation on Slideshare called What the F**k is Social Media NOW? Its a sequel to the original What the F**k is Social Media? and What the F**ck is Social Media: One Year Later presentations.

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Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles | Main | 5 Helpful Social Search Articles » September 02, 2010 Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits Brainstorming and Social Media Optimization Summits run simultaneously in Dallas, TX from September 15-17.

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5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business | Main | The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind » March 05, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. You have to focus on Universal Search, Real-Time Search, Social Media and the Mobile Web.

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5 Helpful Social Search Articles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | Flickr Friday: The Content Grid » September 03, 2010 5 Helpful Social Search Articles More and more consumers are either bypassing traditional search engines and seeking information from their networks on social sites OR theyre going to the traditional search engines and then consuming content from social sites in the search results.

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5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) | Main | Firebelly at Blog Indiana » August 13, 2010 5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads Tweet 1. Is A Social Crash Coming? By Chris Brogan Social networks push human interaction to the utmost limits. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places | Main | Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits » August 27, 2010 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles Facebook Places has been out just a little over a week now. Chad Richards is Social Marketing Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a social media marketing agency.

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50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Over the last three days, I’ve spoken to four HUGE brands in America that are considering social media for one project or another, and there are many more out there working on how these tools might integrate into their business needs. Add social bookmark links to your most important web pages and/or blog posts to improve sharing. Collect case studies of social media success. People power social media.

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Wendy's "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for.

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Citizens Hate BP + 4 Other Social Media News Items | Main | Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read » June 15, 2010 Wendys "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for Fathers Day Frosty Weekend Wendys is asking people to "treat it forward" this Fathers Day weekend. Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Facebook Stories From This Week You Need To Read | Main | Firebelly Work: J.C. The number one ranked company, Exxon Mobil, does not have a Twitter account. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Facebook Hits The Big 5-0-0 | Main | YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer » July 23, 2010 Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week Below are our top 5 social media stories from this week that we wouldnt want you to miss (besides Facebook hitting 500 users ): Three Social Marketing Mistakes That Could Tank Your Campaign What makes a social marketing campaign fail?

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3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer | Main | Ball Memorial Hospitals Facebook Nightmare » July 30, 2010 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week Below are the top 3 stories that rocked the social media world this week. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start.

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Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee | Main | YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing. » June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. Its kind of sexist really.

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YouTube Tuesday: I'm A Social Media Guru!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories | Main | BP Facebook Sentiment » May 25, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru! Several of our clients came to Firebelly after having negative experiences with a wide variety the "social media gurus" out there.   [Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 3: Real-Time Search

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 2: Vertical Search & Video | Main | Two Easy Ways To Still Get People To Your Facebook Landing Tab » May 19, 2010 Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 3: Real-Time Search In Part 3 of Duncans video interview with Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Land Editor-in-Chief, Danny discusses the future of real-time search. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 2: Vertical Search & Video

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 1: The Essence of Search | Main | Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 3: Real-Time Search » May 18, 2010 Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 2: Vertical Search & Video In Part 2 of Duncans video interview with Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Land Editor-in-Chief, Danny discusses the optimizing video for vertical search. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Friday's 5 Fun Social Media Finds

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Ball Memorial Hospitals Facebook Nightmare | Main | Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) » August 06, 2010 Fridays 5 Fun Social Media Finds The Internet is an amazing place. Here are 5 fun social media finds from this week that are sure to entertain and educate you over the weekend. WHAT THE F*CK IS MY SOCIAL MEDIA "STRATEGY"? A funny social media strategy generator.

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Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014

yMarketingMatters

Social media networks were a novelty 5 years ago, but today their importance is no longer debated. Yes, businesses have definitely realized the power of social media and accepted that social media marketing has to be part of their marketing and PR mix. In Social Media Examiner’s 2013 End of Year Report, marketers now place very high value on social media marketing: 86% of marketers stated that social media is important for their business.

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Social Media Marketing Madness [Cartoon]

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy) | Main | Hook A Facebook Fan Up: Theyre Looking For Discounts » March 19, 2010 Social Media Marketing Madness [Cartoon] It has been uber busy in the Firebelly office this week. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Ball Memorial Hospital's Facebook Nightmare

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week | Main | Fridays 5 Fun Social Media Finds » August 03, 2010 Ball Memorial Hospitals Facebook Nightmare Recently, a transgendered person was allegedly mistreated and refused service by staff at Ball Memorial Hospital, a Clarian Health Partner, in Muncie, Indiana. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » March 03, 2010 Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business This past Saturday, I presented Facebook for Business at Hoosier PRSAs Social Media Bootcamp and wanted to share it with our readers as well. Slideshow URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!)

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Fridays 5 Fun Social Media Finds | Main | 5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads » August 11, 2010 Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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3 Easy Ways To Make Your Facebook Page More Welcoming

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Comcast Cares & You Can Too | Main | Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee » June 02, 2010 3 Easy Ways To Make Your Facebook Page More Welcoming You want your brand's Facebook page to look accessible, inviting, welcoming and, well, social. You're not in the social space to turn people away afterall. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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SES Chicago 2009 Video: Were you naughty or nice?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago | Main | Social Search Statistics from SES Chicago » December 14, 2009 SES Chicago 2009 Video: Were you naughty or nice? Video features search and social media marketing professionals Greg Jarbo and his team made this video at SES Chicago, which stars a who's who on the search marketing and social media marketing scene.

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Too much flash turns google off

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « social media marketings good news | Main | Courtney Love gets sued over tweets » November 18, 2009 Too much flash turns google off Search Engine Optimization: Flash doesn't entice google Google is like a hippy girl.

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Halloween Mania Music Mix

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « People who tweet about their work outs - Get a life! Halloween Play List Duncan Alney Facebook | Twitter | Naymz | Blip.fm | Social Media Marketing Posted in Halloween , LaLa | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Halloween Mania Music Mix : Comments Great music thanks.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. My thoughts on 18 different topics, with some social media humor sprinkled in. Social media takes time and energy. 3) Social media is about people. Social Sharing Tools (e.g.

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Content Update: Stories connect Us

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Your Twitter Story: How did you start Tweeting, and how big of Twit have you become? Social media is here to stay. Main | Don’t try to fight it. » October 09, 2009 Content Update: Stories connect Us David Hoppe on the value of content My friend David is a great human being. He's a writer, he's an advocate for change, he's an intellectual, he's a playwright, I could go on.

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