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Personal time versus social media time: Something has to give

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Elizabeth and I owe our personal relationship to Twitter and blogging (both hers and mine). ” In 2009, we were just entering the grip of the recession. At the same time, we were seeing the explosive growth of blogging, Facebook, and YouTube. Elizabeth and I owe our personal relationship to Twitter and blogging (both hers and mine). This is how we met. This is it.”

10 Most Popular Content Marketing Posts of 2009

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In fact, visitors searching our site for the phrase “content marketing” increased by 85% in 2009 over 2008. How To Create the All-Important Elevator Speech For Your Presentations and for Your Content Marketing It is so hard, but so important to explain what it is that you do and how it will benefit the person to whom you are communicating. Thanks to everyone for their support in 2009!

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Website Grader Badge Connect with Us HubSpot on Facebook HubSpot on Twitter InboundMarketers LinkedIn Group ProMarketers Facebook Group Subscribe to Blog RSS Want to share your Inbound Marketing advice with the community? posted on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 10:02 AM by Jack Leblond Jack - thanks for the comment. Submit guest post ideas to rburnes[at]hubspot[dot]com. Wrong.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010


It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Find out here in three dozen of the best Facebook marketing guides of last year—along with some interesting stats and even counterpoints from a few naysayers and holdouts. As A.J.

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12 Revealing Marketing Stats About Facebook for Business


Were you one of those people back in 2008 who looked at your Facebook profile and thought. "I Is Facebook as a marketing mechanism ridiculous, a no-brainer, or somewhere in between? To read the whole lot of 'em, check out our latest free Facebook ebook, 47 Handy Facebook Stats and Charts. 12 Revealing Facebook for Business Marketing Stats. That's cool.

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Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1


Facebook Lets Users Open Up Profiles by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Mark Walsh helpfully outlines the recent changes Facebook has made to its privacy settings, though noting that “ profiles opened to everyone, however, will still not turn up in searches on Google or other outside search engines. &#. Rick Burnes notes that without a strong content strategy to back up social media efforts, marketers risk the “all hat, no cattle&# syndrome: lots of attention on Twitter and Facebook, but no compelling content to back it up and turn the curious into the converted.

All social media sites should offer profit sharing and ad revenue


There is no reason why the executives at Facebook and Twitter couldn’t offer ad revenue share to their users in much the same way that Google offers AdSense revenue share to their users — and not only corporate and elite members but to everyone who opts in and is willing to sign up and jump through whatever hoops. Liz Mannebach (@lizmbach) March 14, 2017. YT was so smart.

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Lessons learned while deleting 274 blog posts

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Between 2009 and mid-2011 I could see a definite shift toward a more confident and authoritative voice. If the Beatles ran Facebook. Between 2009 and mid-2011 I could see a definite shift toward a more confident and authoritative voice. How to be a Google Whore - This is what happens when Barbie joined Twitter - If the Beatles ran Facebook. … Irrelevant posts. Thank you!

Pinterest and Facebook: A Foreseeable Rivalry for Retailers?

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It actually didn’t, as its rise to fame was slow but sure , starting from its humble beginnings in Thanksgiving of 2009. While Facebook undoubtedly still remains the King of the social media scene, its growth has seemingly slowed. Even Forbes recently said , “Just as retailers are losing faith in Facebook as platform for e-commerce, it seems, they’re warming up to Pinterest.”

Personal Brand Organization Tips

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Ok so you are comfortable with getting your personal brand out there on the web. Here are a few tips for keeping your personal brand clean, organized and synchronized. Plus I also use Tweetscan for twitter mentions and Samepoint for comment mentions all sent directly to a personal brand folder in my Google RSS Reader. Tags: Personal Branding Here is how.


Eight reasons to monitor social media and a list of tools for doing it

Chris Koch

Some of the tools let you define the types of comments or conversations that deserve a response, flag them, and route them to a designated person for action. Most of the tools let you segment the different types of social media to determine where conversations are happening—such as blogs vs. Facebook. If you read this blog regularly, you know that I think that monitoring social media is one of four key aspects of a social media engagement strategy. At its most basic, social media monitoring starts with what is known as the “vanity search.” Assign a response. Track propagation.

Facebook MythBusters

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Would you ever have imagined that your relationship status determines whether or not you're likely to use a Facebook app? And, the common belief is that the more wall activity a person has on Facebook, the more likely they are to send virtual gifts. No one has ever analyzed 117 million records in Facebook and the results are surprising! Tags: Facebook Me neither!

All your best content may now be considered fake news


It’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms. In order to protect their readers, Facebook and others are considering filtering out the fake from the real in order to slow down or even stop a proliferation of willful and wanton deceit. The real bloodbath started in 2009. Fake news has been in the real news recently.

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Social media strategy leaders: Kerry Gallagher


I graduated from college in 2009 and found myself in a tough economic environment. Leading this work was a huge opportunity for me to build a team and help advance our capabilities—our work on social is more personal, more engaging now, and our team is doing really cool things. We got a great response from our audience on Facebook and Twitter. Introduction to the Interview.

The results are in: An experiment in social influence

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The total I am reporting represents the new value I created for Amachi by establishing an effective social media presence and creating new connections that did not exist prior to the time I started blogging in 2009. But nevertheless, about one-third of the donors were people who do not have a personal relationship with me, which is pretty cool. In short, it usually doesn’t work.

B2B Search Marketing: 5 Must-Read Tips - Online Marketing Blog

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Home About Resources Archives Subscribe Consulting Contact 5 Must-Read Tips for B2B Search Marketing Comments | Posted by Michelle Bowles on Dec 4th, 2009 in B2B , SEO , SEO Tips [Note from Lee: A few weeks ago, Michelle wrote a great post on Retail SEO tips and this week, Ive asked her to tackle B2B SEO and general search marketing tips, since one-size SEO does not fit all programs. Enjoy!]

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Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks

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On Facebook you can’t be a Friend of a brand but you can be a Fan of a brand. But on Facebook that interaction is relatively low and un-engaging. Of those not allowed to use social media at work, 65 percent said their managers block access to sites like YouTube, Facebook and Flickr because they're afraid employee productivity will suffer."

Facebook Launches 'Interest Lists' (Why Marketers Should Care)


Taking a page out of the Twitter playbook, today Facebook revealed its launch of "Interest Lists," strikingly similar to Twitter Lists, which have been around since October of 2009. According to TechCrunch , Facebook will be rolling out Interest Lists to users over the next few weeks. that Facebook recommends, or search for people/pages to add on their own. interesting.

5 Tips for Optimizing your Facebook Marketing

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One of the great things about the Facebook platform is that it provides you access to a large audience of over 200 Million people worldwide at a low cost. Have a Strong Presence A Facebook presence, like a website, is a fundamental tactic and should be on everyone’s list of must haves for social network marketing. So try to direct them to someplace on your Facebook Fan page.


E-Quip Blog: Lead with Personal, Not Positional, Power


Lead with Personal, Not Positional, Power. Compelling others to do something because youre the boss can certainly get results, but they fall well short of what could be achieved by leading with "personal power." What is personal power? Key attributes of personal power include: Likability. Do you lead primarily by personal power or positional power? ► 2009.

How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog

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Ask them what they want and provide personalized pitches and story ideas that clearly indicate you’ve made an effort to understand what they write about. Sandwich that summary with a personalized message and you may just get somewhere. Keep it small, relevant and personal. In order to break through the clutter of the ‘email black-hole’ we constructed personalized videos to pitch the video campaign. The main thing is to be relevant, personal and bring something of value. Please don’t. That’s what AdRants is for. Just like tip #1.

One thousand posts. No navel gazing.

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I asked some of my friends on Facebook and the general consensus was that they wanted me to write a reflective piece on what I have learned, my expectations when I wrote post number one, and the challenges of success. Jenn Whinnem — Jenn is a passionate young woman and her firey posts caught my attention back in 2009. This is my 1,000th post on {grow}. Who was here first?

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Social proof and your battle for credibility

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Like any good business person, I’m competitive. One blog in the top 100 has not even been updated since 2009. A personal decision. Social proof is important, but it was driving the wrong behaviors in me personally. I literally have no idea how many Facebook, LinkedIn, or YouTube followers/friends I have. Which directions are you likely to follow?

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 4


Facebook Lets Users Open Up Profiles by MediaPost Online Media Daily Mark Walsh helpfully outlines the recent changes Facebook has made to its privacy settings, though noting that " profiles opened to everyone, however, will still not turn up in searches on Google or other outside search engines. " But what metrics are really most appropriate for social media measurement?

Book Review: Me 2.0 by Dan Schawbel – Personal Branding to the Millennials

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and personal branding guru, that personal branding is more important than ever to differentiate yourself from the crowd. . Personal Branding – Not Just for Millennials. is book that highlights Dan’s success in personal branding, providing a blueprint for identifying, creating, and harnessing the key elements of a personal brand. 1) Your book gives a lot of advice on personal branding. This means getting thousands of Twitter followers, Facebook friends, contacts on LinkedIn, etc. Personal branding is all about the individual. Me 2.0

Is there a downside to Facebook?


Last week a client called to ask a question: We’re thinking of creating a company Facebook page, but before we do… is there a downside? Facebook and LinkedIn are handy for posting “updates&#. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are a nice way to share pictures of work in progress, links, pictures from open houses, and other day-to-day information. Some people choose to use LinkedIn for professional networks and Facebook for personal networks. Here’s some of what we talked about: 1. Don’t be dull. Go at your own pace. Be theirs.

Case study: Creating social media benefits in a regulated industry

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Rick has had a successful law practice for more than two decades but has transformed his business through social media — nearly 75 percent of his customers now come from Facebook. Like most people, Baker discovered the personal fun and connection of social media before it dawned on him that it could be used for business, Richard Baker. Legal. Financial. Pharmaceutical. Legal.

Three steps for B2B marketers to build a personal social media presence

Chris Koch

In my last post, I hope I convinced you why you should establish a personal presence in social media even if your company hasn’t done so yet. In pursuing a personal presence in social media, I had it easier than you will. You may have to adopt a more split business personality (and do more work). But his personal presence in social media is based on sharing best practices in B2B and social media generally—there’s nary a mention of his company or his day job. Monitoring is the foundation of your personal presence. That was the why of social media. Monitor.

E-Quip Blog: Don't Let Personal Preferences Dictate Proposal.


Dont Let Personal Preferences Dictate Proposal Standards. Let expertise, not personal preferences, lead the way. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Follow my other posts: Facebook Page. Don't Let Personal Preferences Dictate Proposal St. ► 2009. (55). Friday, April 1, 2011. I like brick facades on bridges. Why should they? Borrow from the best.

B2B Marketers – It’s Time to Face Your Fear of Facebook

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Less than a year ago Facebook changed its privacy policies and clumsily lost the trust of some of its users – including those who wanted to establish a business presence on Facebook. The reaction was so intense I removed all mention of Facebook in the social media presentations I did for most of last year. Reality: There Are 600 Million People on Facebook. Tweet.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Twitter Tips and Tactics, Part 2


but in the end concedes that "Twitter is ripe for experimentation," and advises marketers to "be true to your brand personality and ethos and play with this (not so) new tool." What are the four stages of Twitter enlightenment? How important is Twitter for business? How can you get more retweets and efficiently manage unfollowers? How exactly did Dell generate so much revenue by Twittering?


YouTube and Your Personal Brand: 5 Reasons Why Every Professional Should Have a YouTube Channel

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You’ve seen me blog a lot about LinkedIn and Twitter, but yesterday I let you know that I wanted to add more Facebook content to my blog. 7 Reasons to Start Blogging in 2010 As 2009 comes to a close, we start reflecting. Hey, it’s 2010, so it’s time to shake things up a bit. Today I continue to expand my horizons, and hopefully yours, by talking about YouTube. No, I [.] Related posts: 7 Reasons Why Every Professional Should Be on LinkedIn If you are reading this you hopefully already have. Today’s blog post is one that I created for.

When will Amazon go Social?

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I was just searching on Amazon for my new book Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) which is due out in late August. And I was looking at the “personalized recommendations” that Amazon provided me. Obviously it lists Facebook for Dummies and maybe not so obvious, Twitter Power. Not bad recommendations but not exactly “personal”. How personal is that?

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010


Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans? Facebook reaches 57% of the U.S. Adam T.

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Best of 2009 (So Far): Twitter Tips and Tactics, Part 1


Despite a recent dip in users, Twitter remains a hot social media platform (and arguably a better venue for b2b marketers than Facebook). Bloggers not only use Twitter to promote their content, but writing about Twitter frequently is their content. Check out these posts, the first of the best from this year on using Twitter for b2b marketing. It’s all about the engagement." Twitter FAIL!

B2B Marketing Trends From Eloqua Experience 09 Via Twitter

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EE09 Eloqua : Omniture: EVERY email must be personalized and relevant. RT @chadhorenfeldt: [link] - The Eloqua Markies finalists #EE09 For more information on the winners, see: Winners of the 2009 Markie Awards where you can learn more about the categories, the winners and why they won. This sold out event brought together some of smartest marketers from all over the world. Chad H.

Why you need to build your Social Capital?

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A web that brings your search results based on what your friends clicked on and a buying experience based on what others in your social network (like Facebook) have bought. This means all this work you are putting into your Facebook profile, LinkedIn account and Twitter followers will all pay off for you and your family. Tags: Facebook social media