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The Best Books On Social Media

Josh S Peters

When you’re getting started in social media it’s helpful to hear it from the pros and the pros write books. There are a ton of social media books out there , but they aren’t all good or useful. Social Media

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HOW TO: Optimize the OG:Description Tag for Search and Social

Josh S Peters

Even the newcomer Google+ pulls info from OG tags, and it has the smallest description display of the social networks weighing in at only 200 characters. By now we all know that social media is much more than just Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google Plus. Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Social Media Description FaceBook Google linkedin OG OG Tag OG:Description Search Social

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Experimenting with Buffer

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Right now I’m posting basically all of the same stuff to all of my social profiles and if I were a business, which I’m not… I’m a person , I would be breaking many of the cardinal rules of social media community management. Have you checked out Buffer yet?

Want social media success? Make it meaningful.

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Have you ever seen someone say “Wow, look at that social media campaign. Would the Old Spice social media campaigns attracted any attention if they just consisted of “Here’s our crap, now buy it&# messaging? Social Media Meaning Passion

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right

Twitter Cheat Sheet

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In TwittFaced (Your Toolkit for Understanding and Maximizing Social Media) my co-author and I cover Twitter basics and ideals extensively, but I have yet to do that here.Well friends, that’s what this post is. Social Media twitter Symbols Terms

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 2 – Social Media

Josh S Peters

Social media can be the perfect catalyst for telling your brand’s story and activating new customers or it can be a huge waste of time, money and resources if it’s mismanaged. This layer is important, but it shouldn’t be the only focus of your social media program.

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 7 – A Strategy Framework

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When it comes to setting up a search and social strategy there is no end to the ways you can put the pieces together and it can be as simple or as complex to piece together as you want / need it to be. Simple Search And Social Strategy Framework. Social Media Search SEO Social Strateg

Book Review And Giveaway: The Real Truth About Social Media

Josh S Peters

The real truth that “cuts through the bull shiitake of social media…” huh? Myth / Truth #1: Social media is media / Social media is relationships - This is something we’ve all know for years, but it’s always worth repeating.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

The Convergence of Search and Social – Part 1

Josh S Peters

Simply stated the convergence of search and social is where search, social, and consumer behavior collide. Its the intersection of SEO, social media (SMO), and ZMOT with the last one often getting left out of the equation, but something that really needs to be paid attention to.

5 tools that make life easier

Josh S Peters

WiseStamp is a browser plugin that fixes this and gives your Gmail signatures a major visual and social boost. In addition to the social icons it creates for you, it can import the headline from your latest blog post(s) and insert it as a clickable link. Productivity is like a drug.

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The Button Wars, Coming To A Blog Near You

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Google’s bonuses are hinging on their social success this year so we can expect some big changes and innovations happening to this button. Social Media Button Battle Button War Facebook Like Facebook Send Google +1 Klout +K Sharing Buttons Tweet This Twitter Follow Button

Search and Social Weekly (1.2)

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This week we have some great articles on optimization, how to take the mystery out of social media, and, everyone’s favorite, a “best time to post” post. Demystifying social media. How to Filter Social Media in Google Analytics Reports.

Search and Social Weekly 1.5

Josh S Peters

This week we have some great articles covering the worlds of search and social and we also have a great ebook download about social business from SpreadFast. The Social Business Textbook (download) by SpreadFast. The 2013 Community Manager Report [INFOGRAPHIC] by Social Fresh.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

How I see Social Media

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The Convergence of Search and Social Part 3 – SEO

Josh S Peters

Over the years it has changed dramatically and now we have social media activity influencing search results in all of the major search engines. When it comes to the convergence of search and social the main layer involved (at least for right now) is the bottom layer. Social.

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How many Google Plus pages can a Google Plus profile have?

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Google Plus Social Media Google Google Plus Pages Google Plus ProfileGoogle Plus Page Limit Reached. How many Google Plus pages can one Google Plus profile / account have? After spending some time setting up pages for clients we discovered the answer at this current time is 20. Google Plus Page Limit. Those same pages can also only have 1 admin at a time. Compare that with Facebook’s unlimited admins and unlimited pages and I’m left with a couple of questions.

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

When managing a company’s online presence, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of becoming fixated on only one aspect of social media. However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

When managing a company’s online presence, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of becoming fixated on only one aspect of social media. However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums.

10 Search and Social Posts You Don’t Want to Miss (1.7)

Josh S Peters

You know, the ‘family album’ of some people you met in Thailand that you have so carefully protected from intrusive eyes by placing on a public social network in full view of the world… O Come All Ye Faithful: Attract, Engage & Convert Fans to Brand Advocates.

Search and Social Weekly (1.7)

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How you ultimately construct your blog will be based on specific needs and goals of your site, but hopefully this diagram will go a long way in helping you get there… Warning: these 58 Social Media Tips could Explode your Content Marketing.

The Search and Social Weekly (1.1)

Josh S Peters

One of the new features (and an encouragement to get at least 1 post per week done) is to publish a Search and Social weekly that rounds up the best / most important articles I’ve read the past week on search / SEO and social media.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 5 – Paid Media’s Place

Josh S Peters

So far in the convergence of search and social we have talked about Social Media / SMO , Search / SEO and ZMOT. We start off this week by turning our eye towards paid media, which as a very valuable position as it straddles all of the aspects already discussed.

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The Convergence of Search and Social Part 6 – Content

Josh S Peters

When it comes to the convergence of search and social your content needs to follow 2 basic rules. At the moment search and social is very heavily content focused. It’s what gets shared on social networks. The Convergence of Search and Social Part 1.

Search and Social Weekly (1.3)

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Take a look at how it could be affecting both search and social in the very near future. 42 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed. A great collection of resources for all your digital media needs. The Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Cheat Sheet.

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The 60 Minute Social Media Audit

Josh S Peters

I have a guest post up on Mashable, about running a 60 minute social media audit every quarter to make sure your social is “up-to-snuff” The audit is in no way complete, nor is it a full business audit where you look at metrics, conversions, goals, KPIs, or ROI.

All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

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Win a copy of The Now Revolution by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund

Josh S Peters

As promised I’m giving away a copy of the The NOW Revolution (7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter and More Social) by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund. Social Media Book Giveaway Now Revolution

How To: Think like a social media newbie

Josh S Peters

I love social media newbies. Social media is about sharing and learning. Let’s be more like social media newbies and less like social media mavens, experts, gurus, rockstars, ninjas, pirates, or whatever. Social Media

10 Marketing & Promotion Tips to Help You Get More Traffic

Josh S Peters

Create a Social Media Presence . Social media is one of the new faces of the internet, and the major social networks combined easily encompass more than one billon internet users. Guest Post Internet Marketing Email networking PPC Social Media Video

Search and Social Weekly (1.8)

Josh S Peters

A round up of some of the best search and social posts from last week. Enjoy… Warning: these 58 Social Media Tips could Explode your Content Marketing. And how do you use Social Media to spread the word about your “kingly” content?

Search and Social Weekly (1.10)

Josh S Peters

First is that I started a new gig as the Social Media Strategy Supervisor at Horizon Media’s LA office. It’s called Social Media Lunchpad and should everything go as planned it will go live the week after next.

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Search and Social Weekly (1.6)

Josh S Peters

This week we have an in depth look at Facebook Groups, a massive list of content marketing resources, a huge list of Facebook lists, some great newsjacks of the Super Bowl power outage, a framework for search and social, and several more great articles.

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Keep Up With Facebook

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Facebook FaceBook Social MediaOf all the recent changes to Facebook this one is my favorite. I know it’s a bit of “old news” but the Keep-up-with box makes me happy. To me it’s one of the best things Facebook has given back to brands after taking so much away.

Search and Social Weekly (1.4)

Josh S Peters

This is a sign of something big, a shift in academia and the influence of social media. How Do Social Signals Influence an SEO Campaign? Great insight on this particular convergence of search and social from the one and only Darin Berntson.

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Social Media Integration – How do all the pieces fit?

Josh S Peters

Social Media Integration takes several forms (Inside, outside, local, global, enterprise, etc.), that can be used for your social media usage as well. There have been several studies done to show that brands engaging in social media are much more likely to be searched for.