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Weekly Roundup: The Spin Sucks Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: this post published while I was traveling. PostRank Connect and analytics for bloggers , by Gini (yikes, this is getting old). Why: I’ve been using PostRank for a while, but Gini beat me to the punch in talking about it. I don’t think I’ve ever done this before. Devoted an entire Weekly Roundup to posts from one – yes, one! – blog.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Mark as read Approve comment Late to the game, but I pitched a very popular tech blogger on touring a technology demo home and made the mistake of saying, "XYZ client will be happy to cover all travel and accomodation expenses involved with the trip." Meanwhile, we had equally prominent press accept all compd travel without blinking. Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 And O.M.G. and 3.

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How People Made 2010 What It Was

Waxing UnLyrical

I traveled a lot. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How People Made 2010 What It Was December 31st, 2010 Tweet Just a few more hours before we put our 2010 calendars away and start our New Year, eh? My, time flies. In a bit of a reminiscing mood, these were the highlights of 2010 for me.

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Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

PostRank : PostRank monitors and collects social engagement data related to content around the Web. Residents can explore, meet other residents, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, create and trade virtual property and services with one another, and travel throughout the world. But never fear! Here’s a quick guide to some of the terms you may encounter.

The Future of Social Media Monitoring

www.readwriteweb.com

This is the kind of thing that data portability makes easier - when people travel around the web with their profiles and data with them, they are easier to get to know in a hurry. Postrank is doing something like this already; it's discovering the most "engaging" blogs on a wide variety of topics. The web moves fast enough that we may as well start looking at what comes next. Sponsor.

Link Love Monthly: Best of November 2010 [experimental]

SocialFish

or higher out of 10 by my beloved PostRank plugin. I’m going to test whether this selection can be automated to some extent (thereby creating an example of how YOU can save time should you want to use PostRank rankings for your own association curating!). KLM surprises travelers to see ‘how happiness spreads’ (About Foursquare). The Problem with Influence (Danny Brown).

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

With 10 years of operations already behind them (I’m told they were doing WOM before “social media&# even existed), offices in London, Oxford, New York and Sydney, they have an impressive client list that includes Nokia, Universal, Procter & Gamble, Canon, SKINS and STA Travel. How many heads? One of the most high profile WOM agencies globally is an outfit called 1000heads.

Social Media from a Multi-Brand Perspective: Newell Rubbermaid

Pamorama

link] Andy Hayes | Travel Online Partners I can’t help but laugh – as many of these tactics were good business advice before social media. Delivered at BlogWell, Atlanta, “Social Media from a Multi-Brand Perspective” covers how the company is using different social media approaches across its many brands. Both the video and deck are available below. Show you care.

Extra Boost of “V”: More Vloggers for your YouTube Cravings

Waxing UnLyrical

He dreams of traveling the globe, experiencing a wide array of cultures, and making worldwide connections. Image: Jixar ‘s Flickrstream, CC 2.0 So here are six more YouTubers that I follow now and again: Natalie ( communitychannel ) Who? She’s a funny gal from Sydney who loves Lamingtons. Justine ( iJustine ) Does she like Apple? Yes she does! Obsessed, actually. Comments?

Interview with Social Media Citizen: J-P De Clerck

Social Media Citizens

J-P: No real favourites but I use HubSpot , Spredfast , Raven (which is known in SEO circles but there’s a lot of social media going on there as well), GoToMeeting , Flowtown , Compete , PostRank , SurveyGizmo , Seesmic on Android, HootSuite , Ning , Trackur , Pitchengine , BackType , Topsy , TwitPic , BrainShark , MailChimp (for my blogs) and so much more. Travelling. I’m not. Think.

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Tablo chose to film an episode with the TV program MBC Special, aired on October 1, as he traveled to Stanford to obtain an official transcript in person. He dreams of traveling the globe, experiencing a wide array of cultures, and making worldwide connections. Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs.

Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something

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Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something | Jamie Beckland Jamie Beckland Emerging Media Strategist – Erstwhile Dancer – Digital Roustabout – Armchair Economist – Traveler Home About Contact Mar 20 2010 Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something Published by jamie at 2:36 pm under social media , technology #Curation makes the difference - why #SethGodin is (finally) wrong about something #marketing Seth Godin has an interesting post about the rise of “drive by culture&#.

A Decade of Thanksgivings

Waxing UnLyrical

At the time, I was working for an organization headquartered in New York, so I traveled there frequently; as a result, I had a ton of reward points on Amtrak and various hotels. It is often characterized – sometimes caricatured – as the only time of year Americans make their annual visit “home.&# But what it really is, is a remarkable declaration of love. So he cooked the entire dinner.

Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial?

Waxing UnLyrical

And we have worked with clients who have brought bloggers to corporate headquarters for an event and paid the travel fee. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial? One my faves is #pr20chat run by Heather Whaling and Justin Goldsborough. Simple, right?

From Couch To 5K: Why Lindsay Allen Runs

Waxing UnLyrical

When she’s not working with words, Lindsay enjoys baking (she’s known in many circles for her cookies), cooking, photography, wine and craft beer, traveling, blogging , and, most recently, running. I’ve long admired her sense of humor, practicality and tenacity. Image: The Q via Flickr, CC 2.0 In Lindsay’s words: I’ve never been a runner. Ever. Until July, that is. Why bother?

Blogging for Grasshoppers: The Most Numerous Steps To Do The.

Waxing UnLyrical

He dreams of traveling the globe, experiencing a wide array of cultures, and making worldwide connections. Image: jim crossley via Flickr, CC 2.0 Sorry, I won’t be telling you in this post. Why, sometimes, steps are not OK The title of this post, if you couldn’t detect it, is a play on articles that follow a certain naming pattern: ### [NOUN - plural, syn. pts Settings.

Veterans Day: A Granddaughter Remembers

Waxing UnLyrical

Mark as read Approve comment Jagan, Im so sorry for the late reply, Ive been traveling. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Veterans Day: A Granddaughter Remembers November 11th, 2010 Tweet The strong, silent type My grandfather never talked about the war. Nineteen. Nineteen! pts Settings.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Now, you have to get on the boat and travel out of your island to visit wherever there is something happening. However, it is fine to make your island your base which you leave everyday to travel abroad and then come back to it at the end of the day. So of course I checked it out. Image: Matthew Smith via Flickr, Creative Commons Can you say “love at first byte&# ? pts Settings.

40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading

Pamorama

His career spans a number of industries such as healthcare, pharma, biotech, travel, automotive, tech, and communications, and includes a wide range of clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading by Pam Dyer on December 16, 2009 Share If you’re reading this blog ( thank you! ), you probably agree that social media is valuable. But given how quickly the landscape is changing, keeping up to date with the latest trends can be a challenge. She founded Blonde 2.0

Best of #SMAZ – Blogging Tips, Social Media ROI, & SEO

Kikolani

I can see that musicians who want to bring in a larger audience at their gigs would want to put out that they are warming up for their performance at the Boom Boom Room, but the random person doesn’t need to be tweeting their daily travel habits like “I’m at Starbucks on 5th and Grand&# every morning at 8am. So, without further ado, here is a story of my day at #SMAZ.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

and Postrank, and Tweetmeme and Topsy and Facebook Insights and about 1,000 other tools you can use to precisely measure social media success, there is literally no excuse to not ALWAYS BE TESTING. RT @jaybaer: 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in SM [link] [link] Travel 2.0 Yesterday, I gave a presentation in Tempe, AZ to Agencyside , a conference of advertising and PR agency owners. I emphasized that to remain relevant, agencies must differentiate themselves by providing advanced social media services, not just the basics. Otherwise, good luck. Me Too.

How Bloggers Can Make Money from Brands

ProBlogger

A venue, food, drinks, stationery (butcher’s paper, cards, pens), a projector, recording the session (video, audio), phone calls, incentives (for 60-90 minutes, you may pay $50-$70), printing of disclaimer forms, and your travel. analytics, PostRank, Twitter, social bookmarking websites, and so on. This guest post was written by Mark Pollard of MarkPollard.net. Let’s face it, how you make money from blogging is in serious flux right now. The thing is, flux brings opportunity. If you’re thinking differently enough to everybody else, chances are you can stand out. Do you go Kindle?