Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

Sports have been played, enjoyed by spectators and covered by the media since well before the advent of smartphones and social media. But it’s no question that the development of social platforms has changed how we play, enjoy and cover sports.

How To Manage Your Online Reputation By Using Google Alerts

Almost Savvy

In addition to the wonderful feedback to my post last week about 3 Mistakes You’re Making Online , I also received questions about my third point – using Google Alerts to monitor your reputation online. keeping tabs on your favorite sports teams.

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

Social Media is Going Corporate [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet This infographic from MBA Programs takes a look at how and why social media is going corporate and how small and large businesses alike are tweeting, pinning and posting like never before to gain extra exposure and interact with their customers and fans.

Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Apple Business 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! Reputation management is essential to both individuals and companies.

8 Tips for Using Social Media for Political Campaigns

Almost Savvy

By now, most candidates for public office have figured out that incorporating social media into their campaigns is a critically important step. The last couple of election cycles, much of this social media business was new.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Think instead about social media traffic, good content, a cleanly coded website, slow progressive growth, and your site’s authority. How Social Media Affects Content Relevance in Search : Why is social media so important? Social Media.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Facebook Mashable Social Media All Social Media How-To Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ Featured in Social Media Tech All Tech Apps & Software Dev & Design Gadgets Mobile Featured in Tech Business All Business Advertising Marketing Media Small Business Startups Featured in Business Entertainment All Entertainment Film Gaming Music TV Featured in Entertainment US & World All US & World Politics Social Good U.S. Media.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

A few nights ago, I went to the bloggers/Twitterers briefing for News.com new digital subscriptons for news hosted by Chief Executive Officer – News Digital Media and The Australian Richard Freudenstein and The Australian’s editor Clive Mathieson. The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

A Brief History Of Social Media

socialmediarockstar.com

Home Consulting About Contact Subscribe Social Media Rockstar Social Media Blog – ::Social Media Rockstar:: A Brief History Of Social Media by Brett Borders on June 2, 2009 S ocial media isn’t really “new.&# The first “tweetup&# type social media events were 2600 meetings. BBSes had social discussions on message boards, community-contributed file downloads, and online games.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. In social media marketing, the assets are missing.

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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!), Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Android 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! The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Mobile 2.0 Android 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! The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise.

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Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide

www.pr2020.com

However, due to the vastness of the web, social media monitoring can often be a time-consuming and cumbersome task. This post offers a look at some of the popular social media monitoring tools available, as well as a free comparison-chart PDF download.

Protect the Social Shield

Geoff Livingston

The social media reality for pro athletes is not a comfortable one. And so ensues a national media story that involves the entire NFL, and is so big it prompted Chesney to denounce Cooper. While an extreme situation, the social media gaffe in pro sports are pretty common. Every week some athlete embarrasses themselves on Twitter, permanently damaging their reputation, and negatively impacting their team and their larger sport.

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31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

It needs to be part of a larger, coordinated strategy encompassing owned, earned and paid media: web presence optimization (WPO). How can social, PR, SEO, and online advertising efforts be coordinated to maximize brand visibility? The PR Strategies SEOs Haven’t Learned by Siege Media.

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30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pamorama

Sports memorabilia, carnival glass, stuffed animals, you name it. Pinterest , the new social-media darling, took note of this behavior and created an easy-to-use site where people can share their interests in the form of pictures. People like to collect things.

7 Ways Guest Posting Can Boost Your Reputation

ProBlogger

It wasn’t through search, or even social media. Today, we’re going to look at the brand and reputation that can be created through smart guest blogging. From building an audience for your own blog to increasing awareness of your product, here’s why you should guest blog for reputation alone. Did it boost your reputation? 7 Ways Guest Posting Can Boost Your Reputation. This guest post is by Mathew Carpenter of Sofa Moolah.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth

I spoke at Media140 Sydney – I want to highlight some of the “arguments&# used against social media by the panels, also focus on Everybody co-creating The Human Narrative and the diminishing role of journalists who take news from one part of the community and deliver it to another part: It’s not YOUR content. I’m not a journalist who blogs, nor a blogger who has ever been paid for writing by a media organisation, nor journalist who is also an academic.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Rise of the social photobooth and video jukebox. Live event social media generally involves a social media person or standard event-goer using a mobile device to put content online. Holistic media and commerce.

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Can Your Social Media Posts Negatively Impact Your Workers’ Compensation Claim?

SocMed Sean

Social media connects more and more people every day. For some, social media is a necessary evil , while for others, it’s a chance to post every detail of their day-to-day life, no matter how minor. In this modern era, social media in the workplace is common, as employees often check their Facebook, Instagram and other social media accounts frequently throughout the day.

Rare engagement and Kinect Sports

The Way of the Web

I was lucky enough to be invited along to an event held by games developer Rare , to play Kinect Sports (aff link), which has been developed for the new Kinect peripheral for the Xbox. And part of that is down to the fact Kinect Sports is really nicely done.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So I spent the better part of January looking at every social media listening, monitoring, analytics, intelligence and insights firm I could get my hands on. Great for small brands and the do it yourselfer social strategists.

Is Instagram Ruining Photography?

Geoff Livingston

Others feel the rise of Instagram pollutes traditional social network streams. Journalists decried blogs, saying the amateur writing style devalued the media and destroyed news as we know it.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#.

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Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic

Writtent Blog

Due to the increasing weight of social signals in SEO rankings, social distribution can even be a precursor to gaining the search rankings you need for organic traffic. Don’t solely rely on sharing titles to promote your content on social media. Rely on Social Insights.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Social Networking: Like Falling In Love. His company provides traditional & social pay-per-click (PPC) management, natural search optimization (SEO), social media/feed marketing (SMO) and online reputation management (ORM) services to national clients.

Motives behind Lance Armstrong’s confession

Sherrilynne Starkie

What were Lance Armstrong ’s PR advisers trying to achieve with his recent confession to Oprah, given the maelstrom of negative media coverage that resulted. None received the expected reputational boost from the exercise. He had been cheating his fans and his sport since the beginning.

Pepsi Sidelines Super Bowl Ads, Opts for Social Media Push

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Pepsi Sidelines Super Bowl Ads, Opts for Social Media Push by Pam Dyer on January 5, 2010 Share Are you like me? eMarketer forecasts that 2009 social ad spending will exceed $1.2

Become More Personable, Not a Person

Geoff Livingston

Other times, we have seen social media experts become the voice of the brand, at least on the interwebs. Chrysler experienced a social media f bomb. Picking fun at corporate social media errors is a blood sport online.

Harlem Globetrotters Press Release: Not Sure Why I Got It, But I Kind of Like It

Adam Sherk

To be fair I do write about PR and I occasionally cover sports and social media, so it’s not completely off base. billion media impressions in 2012. Last week I received a press release from an unexpected source: the Harlem Globetrotters.

Social Media Stats – It's Raining Content!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Facebook , LinkedIn , Social Media , Twitter on July 20, 2010 | 15 responses Does it ever feel that there is a non-stop downpour of Facebook posts, YouTube videos, Twitter tweets, LinkedIn connections and blog posts?

Kodak's Jeffrey Hayzlett on Social Media and a Global Brand: a.

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Kodak’s Jeffrey Hayzlett on Social Media and a Global Brand: a B2Bbloggers Exclusive Interview by Pam Dyer on February 21, 2010 Share This post was written by Jeremy Victor, the founder of Make Good Media and Editor In Chief of B2Bbloggers.com. Jeffrey Hayzlett is a new media CMO and as you’ll learn in this exclusive interview, a smart marketer.

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250 Essential Social Media Tools

www.jonsamsel.com

Jon Samsel Social media, SEO, marketing and writing Home Bio Books Portfolio Login 250 Essential Social Media Tools Comprehensive social media (brand) monitoring & performance optimization can be a daunting task.

Creating categories and definitions by doing, not debating

The Way of the Web

As much as I can have respect for the people who get caught up in debates about what PR, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Transmedia, SEO, etc all should mean exactly, the simple fact is that noone cares.

Why Social Media Is a Better Investment than SEO

ProBlogger

We have reached a point in late 2010 where the work required to generate traffic for a normal blog via search engines is much greater than that required to generate an equal amount of traffic via social media. My thesis is simple: for the majority of bloggers, the time and effort invested on social media is better spent than time spent on SEO. After several months the article ranked #3 for the keyword I was targeting (behind two large media properties).

Social Media is Scary - How to Address Junior Employees

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 So, what can you do to address the myriad reasons for social media being scary? New Media and anything else that was related to those terms.