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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010


realtime social search engine that pulls current and recent results for any term from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, Digg and Delicious. social media monitoring tool that tracks your brand and keyword searches across Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, Google Buzz, Blogs, and News, and reports results hourly. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Create video emails?

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Advertising Applications Buzz Marketing Commerce Communications Conversational Marketing Customer Experience Customer Support Facebook Mobile Monitoring Online Advertising Pay Per Click Reputation Management Reputation Monitoring SEO Social Media Social Networking Strategy Thought Leadership TwitterEnjoy! Keep in mind we all start in the same place and that’s at ZERO!

Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Blogging Branding Buzz Marketing Communities Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Social Media Twitter A recent Cone Inc.’s Social Media in Business study found that 60 percent of consumers believe they are already interacting with companies on the social Web. Creating Engagement. Measuring Engagement. Tweet This!

Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you know this going into the launch plan – then its just a matter of how you are going to sequence those messages (for example do you send out the eBook first with a link to the video second and the press release third with the virtual event forth and the blog/twitter buzz fifth?)  And then what is the timing? Digg this! To me this is the story for any content marketer like myself.

The 4 P’s to Social Media Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Advertising Branding Buzz Marketing Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Lead Nurturing Social Media Strategy Ok ok – based on the great response I got from my readers on my last blog post The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing I thought I would try to apply the same principle to Social Media Marketing. Slide 1. Tell Good Stories.

Social Customer Support: AT&T is doing it Right!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Advertising Buzz Marketing Customer Experience Customer Support Interactive Marketing Listening Monitoring Reputation Management Reputation Monitoring Sincere Marketing Social Media Social Networking Support I have been an avid iPhone user almost since the day it came out. just had to have one and it killed me that it took a week to get one when it first hit the market. love everything about the iPhone except the fact that it has been hard to actually use it as a phone! So I decided to give it a try. The only issue … is it was impossible to get one! Tweet This!

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Social Media – is it really mainstream in B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Blogging Buzz Marketing Communities Facebook Innovation Social Media Social Networking Twitter So I ran across some interesting stats last week when I picked up a tweet from Jeff Bullas on the 15 essential social media facts and figures for B2B Marketing. That’s a good thing yes but I don’t feel like we are there yet. There doesn’t seem to be anything really new.

Will Facebook replace your B2B Marketing email system?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So 3 days later on February 8th Google announced Google Buzz ! Digg this! Tags: Buzz Marketing Communications Facebook Interactive Marketing Social Media Social Networking email Marketing I want to roll the clock back a few weeks to the announcement of an initiative by Facebook called – Project Titan. But what does that really mean. Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.

What you can learn from Mister Splashy Pants

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Buzz Marketing Cause Marketing Crowdsourcing PR Social Media Ok so what does a humpback whale have to do with marketing? Check out this campaign from Greenpeace for the answer. Greenpeace was hoping to raise the awareness about humpback whales that were being threatened by the Japanese Fisheries Agency’s plan to kill 50 humpback whales. Tweet This!

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Could AT&T kill the iPhone Brand?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Advertising Buzz Marketing Innovation Mobile According to a study conducted by Gartner , the first quarter of 2010 witnessed a whopping 707 percent increase in Android sales. As a result, the sales of the Google Android OS-based smartphones have surpassed the sales of the Microsoft Windows Mobile-based handsets around the world. Hear me out …. But I don’t care either.

The Reviews Are In!: A Social Media ProBook Roundup

It's All About Revenue

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this When Eloqua and JESS3 published the Social Media ProBook yesterday, we knew it would generate buzz. That’s where this eBook really shines: Eloqua also solicited insightful content on social media with something useful for all digital professionals.” – Adam Singer on The Future Buzz. Social Media #probook @KaitlynDennihy @lutyens @OwainJones36 adam singer Brad Cohen Eloqua Jay Baer Jeremiah Owyang JESS3 Liz Philips marketing Scott Monty Scribd social media probook The Future Buzz The Next WebThe #SocialMedia #ProBook. Impressive. Share email.

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17 Realistic Ways to Get More Website Traffic


But it works every time, and it’s a legitimate traffic source. 6) Submit your content to StumbleUpon , Reddit , Digg , Technorati and elsewhere. Otherwise no amount of promotion may be enough to get people to read it and share it. 8) Try MyBlogU, Viral Content Buzz, and other private content sharing networks. Traffic is to digital marketing like gasoline is to an engine. Back to you.

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. Yikes! No wonder blogging seems tiresome and time-consuming. took my pencil and rapped him on the knuckles, gave him a virtual scowl and promised to write a post about how to do this.

Latest Case Study: Impact of Social Reviews on New Products Online


The case study revolves around a common problem for brands and retailers – how to get reviews and buzz on a brand new … Continue reading → Share and Enjoy. • Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google O’Neill Clothing Presented this Case Study at the eTail West Conference in Palm Springs in Feb 2013.

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Neuromarketing and How Content Marketing Works

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. What are 3 ways to frustrated your reader’s brains? Last week, I presented a speech at the 5th International Customer Media Congress in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Besides sharing what neuromarketing is teaching us about the brain and marketing, there are tips here for most web-based content publications. hope you enjoy it and learn something. Let me know if you have questions… Blog this on Blogger. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Share this on Facebook. Share this on FriendFeed. Email this via Gmail.

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What Google and Facebook Hide From You

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Do you ever wonder what Google , Facebook , and other sites record about your online viewing habits? They know more about you than you realize. And they don’t ask you, they simply assume way too much. For example, although I live and work from Mexico, I do almost all my business and shopping in the US, in English. That doesn’t interest me.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together


Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. Both are critical tools for dealing with bad news or crisis situations. Both require relationships with influential people in one’s industry to be effective. Since many (most?) Share this on Bebo. Tweet This!

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How NOT to Do Social Media - Three Disastrous Social Media C**k Ups

Tomorrow People

The recent sale of former social media darling Digg for $500,000 (it was valued at $175m four years ago) is a timely reminder that in the world of social media , nothing is forever. Engagement with the community and, equally as important, respect for that community is the way to build a desired buzz around your brand. Chrysler commissions hapless marketing agency. If so, click send.

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Content Checklist: Don’t Publish Without It

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. I love checklists because I’m always forgetting things. Once I published a post without a title. Yesterday I almost forgot to hyperlink anything in a post. Fortunately, before I publish I run an analysis for how a post will score with the search engines using Scribe , a great tool. Yeah, I know that’s ridiculous. Readable. Understandable.

How to Make Content More Engaging: 10 Tips

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. The Content Marketing Institute hit a home-run with their question to content experts, “ How do you make content more engaging? &# This is an important post to read for anyone blogging and posting content to connect with readers. Ten experts responded, including moi , and their answers are illuminating. Show the human side of your business.

Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Post on Google Buzz. Digg this!  . Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. Look at companies like General Electric who do an amazing job with their blog and yet have almost no “community&# or comments at all. There must be some good business reason they do it, right? . There better be. Why not use it? 

Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? asked social media expert AnnaLaura Brown to write a guest post. This is the 2nd part of her post Connect Your Blog to Facebook. For LinkedIn you have a couple of options as well. Your first option is to add the WordPress blog option to your Linkedin profile.

Why You Should Be Happy Before You Blog

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Three Keys to Blogging When you Are Happy. guest post by Erica Nelson. You know how your smile is written all over your face? Your emotions are imbedded in your words and how you write. What I’m asking is that you pause before you write for your audience. Get a picture of the person reading your blog, in your mind’s eye. Who is your audience?

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Post on Google Buzz. Digg this! With many companies now engaged in social media marketing strategies for nearly two years or more, success stories are starting to emerge, even in the difficult marketing world of industrial B2B.  I discovered a great success story to share with you through a masters thesis being developed by Haakon Jenson of Norway. BACKGROUND. STRATEGY. RESULTS.

Kiss your line-of-shame smack on its social media lips!


“Goose, it’s time to buzz the tower.” And ” And if you’re not willing to publically buzz the tower — to really set the windows rattling and maybe put some coffee down the captain’s shirtfront — you’ll never be able to differentiate yourself from all the other people who are hitting all the same points with the same tone. What do I mean?

Marketing Edge

Marketing Edge

There is a post today about the F-word being used in the Disney movie “Enchanted.&# It’s making it’s way up the Digg charts. So back to this social media advice and see what happens in this PR case study, let’s trace my steps 1) I posted on the orginal bloggers blog 2) I posted on Digg 3) I posted here 4) I’ll post on your blog right after this post So 4 positive comments and beautiful Enchanted mojo for the price of one dumb post. But throw the misleading (and growing) Digg action, this is a bit of a different beast. What should I do? Nothing.

Content Marketing Videos: Speak to Problems First

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. What’s the best way to write a script for a video ? Content marketing with videos is a key marketing tool, and it’s getting easier to do. Here’s a new video the folks over at iMotionVideo Studios produced for me. just love this service. Left to my own devices, I’d probably make one video every few months. What do you think?

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Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Here’s an important post from Joe Pulizzi’s Junta42 blog, Content Curation Grows Up, Original Content Still Key. share these key points with anyone who struggles with writing online for their business and needs ideas for what to write. first heard the term content curation is this post by Rohit Bhargava back in 2009. Blog this on Blogger.

8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010


Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. One of the great advantages of online marketing is that it’s measurable to far greater degree of precision and richness than older media like broadcast and print. How do you filter out that noise and focus on the measures that provide real guidance for improving online business results? What common analytics mistakes should you avoid? Tweet This!

Content Rules: Secrets of Writing Compelling Content

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Marketing nowadays requires writing and publishing great content in multiple ways. That’s why there’s a tsunami of information online about content marketing. What exactly is going to interest your ideal readers and clients? Many experts echo: tell stories. All good films and good fiction are about a compelling, conflict-driven story. 2011).

How to Write a Content Marketing Blog Post

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Here’s a little review of steps involved in writing and publishing a blog post: Once you have written the body of the post, it’s time to check for effectiveness: Before you publish, here are a few smart things to check for: And now you are ready for important final steps… What is missing here? Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Plaxo.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011


Digg this! Post on Google Buzz. Blogging is often viewed as the core component of a B2B social media marketing strategy, and other than discussion forums, it’s the most mature component of social media. Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. Tweet This!

26 Ways to Promote Your Blog Post

Marketing Action

Participate in approved content sharing sites… … like Triberr , , Social Buzz Club , Biz Blogging Buzz , Viral Content Buzz , and  BlogEngage. Try out   Digg , Alltop , , or BloggerScope. Congratulations! You’ve just published a new blog post. There it is, on your blog, ready for the whole wide world to read. Fantastic. Yikes! Reddit.

Going Mobile with B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Tags: Advertising Buzz Marketing Mobile As I mentioned in my Top 10 predictions for 2010 – I think the Mobile Marketing in 2010 will become more mainstream. As a marketer I always like to play the “odds not the lottery&# and to me when you have a market of 3.3 You really have a shot at getting some attention. Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.