The Complete Guide to Using Stock Photos in Your Marketing

Buffer Social

For example, in a recent Buffer Open blog post about using playlists to help boost productivity , we chose a feature image showing music being played on a mobile phone: By choosing this image, people can see right away that the post is about music without having to glance at the headline.

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Get Hundreds of Links to Your Next Blog Post, Guaranteed

Viper Chill

Other bloggers have successfully used this title, in cases such as: Open Source Blogging: Feel Free to Steal My Content – 1,638 links. Some articles that put this into action include: Travel Full-Time for Less than $14,000 Per Year – 369 links.

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Trending Sources

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

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From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

Twist Image

Many are calling this the re-invention of the space program, and with initiatives like Richard Branson 's Virgin Galactic (offering customers a suborbital space flight) we are beginning to enter a new dawn in space travel and entrepreneurship. Putting aside the incredible resources and decades of research and development, red tape and more that needs to happen for commercial space travel, it's equally incredible to think about what it takes to build and engineer a commercial space craft.

Can Leaderless Organizations Win?

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Is there a travel sponsor with a rebate on nearby hotels for those attending from out of town? " The magic of the Internet is that the power of open source has now expanded beyond the borders of software development. open source. Whether it's the Arab Spring , the Tea Party movement or Occupy Wall Street , what is it about leaderless organizations that makes it all seem so strange to us?

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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April 11, 2011 by Leyl Master Black View Comments email share email share This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.

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HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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I find myself keeping gameday open on my laptop while I watch the game on TV, just so I have the opportunity to collect the badges. Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started!

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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It’s now a question of thought-leadership, and being the source of good texts. Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started!

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

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Consider how many people retweet you, what Twitter Lists you’re on, and how many people check out the sources that you recommend when deciding how much influence you have. Pick a Niche If you want to be known as the source for a certain topic on Twitter, make it a very specific topic. When this site launched, larger sites were already established as the go-to sources for the tech space as a whole.

Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

When you have a knowledge-based enterprise like the AMA competing in a world of open sourced innovation, a sharing economy, and lateral economies of scale, there are tremendous downward pressures on the costs of information. Must have when traveling running shoes.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Another factor to consider is the type of brand (or campaign) you’re marketing — is your brand involved in awkward, sensitive or taboo subjects that should be addressed via open dialogue? Article Source: Hilton Barbour [.]

What to Consider When Building an In-House Social Media Team

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In spite of that, it's really good. ;) Autumn Rain People you work or start a project with must have a really open mind and the willingness to learn. Travel + Leisure" Arrives on the iPad Facebook and Electronic Arts Sign Soc. Flash vs. HTML5: The "Pong" Version 37Signals Creates iPad-Only Web App An Open Source, HTML5 Framework for i.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Track your as well as your competitors’ Pages using the script, and the numbers will update each time you open the spreadsheet — easy! After you have copied the spreadsheet, go to Script Manager (Tools menus), select FacebookLikes scrip, click edit and then (in the new tab where the script editor opens) click “Save” – that will re-run the script on your copy. Open Source Lists. Travel Lists.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Remind attendees of the hashtag constantly: On your website, on your Twitter feed, at the opening remarks, and throughout the day, make a friendly reminder about your hashtag and that you can track the conversation through it.

WordPress Themes 101

Unspoken

Because WordPress is open source (meaning developers can access and use the code), developers wishing to promote their skills will often create and post free themes.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. Along with these social accounts, the “ Win an Office &# sweepstakes was a great source of leads, as well. Mendelsohn believes that consistency in providing a source of useful resources has been key for the company.

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The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

www.web-strategist.com

Early entrants includes Salesforce Ideas, UserVoice and open source Pligg.

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First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here

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The New York Times has opened up access to its Reader 2.0 View More » Business WordPress Founder on the Key to Open.

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Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us - lifehack.org

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Travel planning. Every Sunday night I open everything in tabs in a new window, and make sure I’m not missing anything. to keep track of all of my sources. license:open-source. Lifehack Live for May 26: Susan Sabo on Travel. travel. ABOUT. HOWTO.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. Along with these social accounts, the “ Win an Office &# sweepstakes was a great source of leads, as well. Mendelsohn believes that consistency in providing a source of useful resources has been key for the company.

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Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

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Okay, let’s get this part out in the open: Creators don’t like coloring inside the lines. Other than large sources though, how many people know how to curate without plagiarizing, especially in the day and age where plagiarism and copyright infringement are applauded, not admonished?

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

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The platform is able to decipher between different media sources, such as traditional media and social media. Our solution is built on a proprietary technology platform which aggregates, measures and analyzes information across a global network of content sources. View More » Web Video Crowd-Sourced Johnny Cash Music Video.

How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Mobile 2.0 Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip!

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

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Reserve Your Best Content for Influencers Only Influencers love to be an inside source of information for their friends and followers by sharing contests, information, or deals with their social networks before other people have heard about them. This makes your brand advocates feel appreciated and provides them with exclusive information they can use to boost their reputation as a source of inside deals.

3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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Used in concert, “Like&# and “Share&# are some of the best tools around for driving referral traffic from social networks, opening new communication channels with customers and prospects, and building relationships with your best advocates. “Liking&# opens a new communication channel for publishers that can subsequently share news to the feeds of Facebook users who have “Liked&# that item on their site.

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Industry - Automotive - Defense/Aerospace - Energy/Utilities - Financial - Health Care - Retail - Transportation - Travel - Manufacturing. Open Source. 40 years of the most authoritative source of news and information for IT leaders. Aspergers and IT: Dark secret or open secret? ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources. Blogs Webcasts Quickstudies Security Managers Journal This Week in Print.

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While previously I was using Yojimbo to manage all of this information, I found the solution wanting since I travel a lot and need to access my bits from a mobile device. Note that the Google Toolbar automatically inserts the source URL. I usually keep Gmail open in a tab in my browser. So, as long as you have Gmail open, Twitter will IM you the latest news when it hits. We are now developing an open source "business application platform" (think salesforce.com).

Finding the Rhythm of Blogging

ProBlogger

My husband requested that I reduce the frequency of my playing (as it took a lot of time away from our time together: he travels a lot for his work). I love what it can do and I love the idea of open-source. So open-source-office-productivity-software just plain floats my boat.

How to Keep Track of Your Accounts as a Remote Blogger

ProBlogger

It’s one of the key factors why so many of us become bloggers in the first place—to travel or be based anywhere, and earn a living at the same time. Image copyright Dudarev Mikhail - Fotolia.com Through my experiences over the last two years of blogging remotely and traveling the world, I have encountered some problems along the way. Microsoft Excel , or open source, free programs such as Open Office provide fantastic spreadsheet services.

Six degrees of separation in instant messaging | Emerging Technology Trends | ZDNet.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Busy man… Sources: Katharine Sanderson, Nature, March 13, 2008; and various websites. Case Study: Papa Johns Pizza Company Slices Travel Costs with GoToMeeting Corporate Citrix Online. Suns Open Work Program Cuts CO2 Emissions, Reduces Real Estate Costs, Improves Job Satisfaction; Additional Focus on Energy Efficient Products, Greener Datacenters Delivers Value for Sun and Customers. The Cisco Mobility Resource Center is your source for FREE mobility solutions.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Users can share and watch videos from a variety of online sources for free. J Joomla : Joomla is an open source content management system ( CMS ) which enables users to build Web sites and online applications.

Six Things I Learned in My First Six Months as a Problogger

ProBlogger

So far it’s been everything that I had expected, but even moreso, it’s been extremely eye-opening, humbling, and down-right scary at times. But the importance of being on top of my finances kicked up a serious notch the moment my blogs became the number one source of income.

Search Engine Statistics:: Google's share dips

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media How People Respond to Your Online Content New Job Opening April 8, 2010.7:50 Sector wise trends : If we look at vertical searches, all is not lost for Google as they continue to rise in Automotive, Shopping and travel verticals. Google’s percentage of upstream traffic grew for the Automotive, Shopping and Travel categories.

Technology is rarely the answer

The Way of the Web

In 1911, The Times sent a telegram around the world, with the message travelling 28,000 miles and being relayed by 16 operators.

Live Blogging - OSS Camp Delhi 08-09 September 2007 @ Day 1

The Marketing Blog

SVN(Sub Version) – It is an open source version control system Lunch Session – Caught up with Noel Hidalgo who’s currently travelling across seven continents for his luck of seven project. Presentation 9 Impact of Social media in Open Source Noel talks about his background, his jobs & life his project and most importantly his philosophy in life. Home About In the Media Questions which make you think. Turned six months old & Freed.in

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, hourly consulting fees are typically much more costly than a “free lunch&# plus the travel time it took to meet up. Almost everything everyone does in the business world, be it a regular transaction, tourism, or travel, has some financial element to it.

Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers?

The Marketing Blog

I think it would make some sense if the drivers can understand the purpose of these websites like mapmyindia, routeguru and even burrp.com by helping the travellers to connect their real needs with these city-centric portals. Home About In the Media The Power of Product Packaging India’s Buzziest Media Brand February 6, 2008.7:44 44 am Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers?

REVAi: Old Story in A New Bottle?

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Assuming, a car-owner travels from Rohini to Gurgaon everyday, with a bit of route-diversion he could end up traveling about 65kms which means that he has to effectively charge his car overnight to ensure that is charged fully. Home About In the Media Linkedin v/s Facebook – Professional up Against Social CNG Auto-Rickshaw November 6, 2007.3:37 37 pm REVAi: Old Story in A New Bottle?