Sun.Jan 08, 2012

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Peering deeply into the soul of creativity

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Can you guess the subject of this photo? This is a predawn picture of Australia’s Lake Eyre salt flat taken by the extraordinary photographer Murray Fredericks. Every winter for eight years, Fredericks rode his bike into the heart of the most featureless place on earth and camped for five weeks — to take photographs. I have become obsessed with his pictures of “nothing.”

The social web. Where dreams really do come true.

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This story starts with a song. A sweet, funny song. To understand this post, you should really hear it. By the time it was over, I had a lump in my throat. Here it is: (If you cannot view this video, you can see it HERE. But that was just the beginning. It was a wild week for Ms. Gill: Jan. Jan 05 2:30PM: The songstress is featured on Entertainment Weekly online and Perez Hilton’s site.

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Are You a Natural at Social Media Marketing?

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Written by Melanie Brooks. Dave and Carrie Kerpen started their marketing company, Likeable Media , after they created a buzz selling sponsorships to their New York wedding. They raised $100,000 for their wedding and $20,000 for a charity. Dave appears in this video on talking about how he got started as well as sharing some tips on what makes someone good at social media marketing.

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Social Media Marketing Explained in 61 Words

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Classic wisdom from David Meerman Scott. Don’t buy, beg or bug! It still boils down to content marketing. According to David, you can choose from three old, traditonal methods: You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Content Marketing Content Marketing News via Scoop.It

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Lead Generation Checklist

You spend a lot of time, energy, and money doing lead generation to capture leads but it's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure.

Special Sunday Post – What is consciousness? Great TED video with Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio

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Sundays are for learning here. Every Sunday, we curl up with the New York Times (in print – the only day we get a paper) with a cup of coffee and my wife and kids. How can we learn more? I suggest we watch some of the smartest, most creative folks on Earth on video. And these TED videos fit the bill perfectly. He also hosts the popular marketing show, Mad Marketing TV. Sunday Posts

The 10 Commandments of Social Media Content Marketing | Jeffbullas’s Blog

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What is the secret behind social media content marketing that takes content and publishes and promotes it on social networks including Blogs, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? What are the 10 fundamental principles that will help make it effective? Via

The Top 5 Things Marketers Should Never Say About Social Media – Business Insider

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The Top 5 Things Marketers Should Never Say About Social MediaBusiness InsiderHere are some things I resolve to never hear from a brand manager or product marketer or any marketer about social media in 2012… Via