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Lead Generation Tips - Make your Social Media Presence Known

Smashmouth Marketing

A while back, I read an article by Chris Brogan that discussed 19 chores we could each do daily to help us maintain an online presence. I was already doing a majority of the list, but then it got me thinking. During the process, I usually digg or stumble a few articles as well. Here's my Lead Generation Tip for today. Google Reader - still the easiest RSS reader going.

Lead Generation Tip - Make your Social Media Presence Known

Smashmouth Marketing

A while back, I read an article by Chris Brogan that discussed 19 chores we could each do daily to help us maintain an online presence. I was already doing a majority of the list, but then it got me thinking. During the process, I usually digg or stumble a few articles as well. Here's my Lead Generation Tip for today. Google Reader - still the easiest RSS reader going.

Lead Generation Tip - Make Your Social Media Presence Known

Smashmouth Marketing

A while back, I read an article by Chris Brogan that discussed 19 chores we could each do daily to help us maintain an online presence. I was already doing a majority of the list, but then it got me thinking. What if I had my browser setup so when I wake up in the AM all my daily tasks for maintaining my social media prowess were just lined up waiting for me to get my coffee?

Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

The developers of reddit realized that after initial vertical growth based on the general members of Digg , kuro5hin, and Slashdot (techie, geeky, teens, boys), reddit would suffer from the same sort of vulnerabilities that Digg suffered when it didn’t evolve and grow and broaden itself past “ News for nerds. Google gets this, though not yet within the construct of the SNS’s.

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Helpful Instagram Analytics Tools, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

is improving its search feature, and even Digg is playing along. Furthermore, Google’s Disavow tool can also help safeguard you against bad inbound links. Digg Says It’s Growing, Starting to Monetize, From Marketing Land. Looks like Digg is finding more opportunities for marketers to advertise on its platform! Guess what. We’re almost 2 weeks into the new year already.

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5 Sites To Help You Find People To Follow On Twitter | B2Bbloggers.

B2Bbloggers

With hundreds of categories and search features to goal is to help you find people who matter to you.  wefollow wefollow is a Twitter directory and search to help you find like minded people with common interests created by digg. How can we help you Make Good Media? So you want to use search terms and phrases, and pick categories of topics, that define your community. 

StumbleUpon Marketing: 5 Ways to Get More StumbleUpon Traffic to Your Website

WindMill Networking

And unless you have a certain objective or niche demographic that tends to find a large population of your targeted users using sites like Digg , Reddit , or Delicious , my advice is simply to concentrate efforts on other more popular sites.  I will make one exception, though: StumbleUpon. Here are 5 potential ways that can help your StumbleUpon marketing be successful: 1) Advertise.

After Google Reader’s demise, does RSS matter to your business?

Vertical Response

Chief Executive Marshal Kirkpatrick of Little Bird , a service that discovers and helps businesses engage with influential people online, points out that suggesting great feeds to your audience is one way of adding value to their experience. Another strategy is to subscribe to your own feed, which may help you find any formatting (or visual) issues yourself. RSS is passive.”

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“Curation” gets six tweets per hour…right now!

Marketing to Business Executives Blog

02/16/2011 Marketing to Business Executives Leave a comment Go to comments Take a look at Thoora , which helps users “Discover What the World is Talking About.&#   Thoora , which calls itself a news discovery service, finds what is hot in blogs, twitter and traditional news media and displays the stories in real time ordered from mosts buzz to least.  No trackbacks yet.

StumbleUpon: It’s NOT About the SEO! 4 Compelling Reasons to Become a Heavy StumbleUpon User.

WindMill Networking

O.K., I am going to admit that I first joined StumbleUpon as part of a strategy that the “SEO [Search Engine Optimization] Gurus&# recommend to create backlinks to your blog content from social bookmarking sites like Digg and Reddit. If StumbleUpon sounds addicting, you’re right! 2) StumbleUpon Helps You Find Interesting People to Follow. And you know what? The reason?

Analog Bridges Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Digg = Cocktail Party (What’s the latest topic, hottest new trends). World Tagged: Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Alerts, Joint Marketing, social media, social network, Twitter. World Delicious Digg Facebook Google Alerts Joint Marketing social media social network Twitter My Analog B2B Roadmap for Framing the Social Media Conversation. Welcome!

How to Stay on Top of Industry News & Trends: 35 Simple IFTTT Hacks to Try

Hubspot

well-organized system can help you rise to the challenge, and it’s a system anyone can implement with a little help from IFTTT: a handy tool that empowers you to make connections between services and devices you already use (and can help you discover new ones). To help you get started, we pulled together 35 Recipes organized along five themes. The good news?

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Analog Bridges to Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Digg = Cocktail Party (What’s the latest topic, hottest new trends). World Tagged: Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Alerts, Joint Marketing, social media, social network, Twitter. World Delicious Digg Facebook Google Alerts Joint Marketing social media social network Twitter Other Popular Posts: DIY Media Buying Or Use A Pro ?      Twitter Deivers A PR Gem            Email.

My Favorite WordPress Plugins

Sazbean

Google XML Sitemaps generates a XML site map to help search engines properly index your site. LinkWithin WordPress plugin displays other recommended stories on each article to help increase the amount of time people spend on your site. For example, ask visitors from Digg to Digg your post. Here are some of my favorite WordPress plugins… (for now). Lijit Search.

Random acts of marketing (Why you need outside help)

Fearless Competitor

She said that’s the kind of thing her company really needs to do – but they’ve never been able to break through the status quo.  An inability to break the status quo is why you need outside help. You need outside help. The data shows the benefits of outside help, as  outsourced lead generation produces 43% better results , than in-house.

How to Use Article Marketing as Part of Your Social Media Strategy

Webbiquity

Digg - A really popular news/bookmarking site that can bring your articles massive exposure.  Submitting your article to Digg takes interested readers directly to your article and your site, where they can also browse archived articles and check you out. 5. Digg this! Guest post by Beth Hrusch. About 75% of those surveyed have a company page on a social networking site. 

Don’t They Know Who You Are? Why Reputation Management is Crucial

Webbiquity

And search engines love social media, which helps expose that rant to anyone searching for the company’s name. Jon has a somewhat unusual name obviously (and the “Jon&# spelling helps), but he isn’t the only person on the planet with that moniker. Create accounts on social bookmarking sites like Wikio , Mixx , Digg and/or StumbleUpon. Digg this!

Inside The Busy Mind Of A Marketer

It's All About Revenue

Our friends at Quarry recently cooked up this Mind Map visualization to help sort out all the various demands crying for marketers’ attention, and how marketing automation help get a grasp on them all. Thankfully, Quarry shows in this visual how marketing automation can help in a number of ways. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this What goes on inside the head of today’s marketer?

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11 of the Best Slack Apps & Integrations to Try

Hubspot

Discover great web content curated by Digg. Every day, Digg aggregates 10 million RSS feeds from virtually all publishers, and collects 200 million tweets daily -- 40 million of which include links. You can use Diggbot to search for the latest news on any topic or from any publisher, get trending news alerts, and get the twice-daily Digg Edition right to your Slack channel.

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Seven crucial tips to help you keep up with technology

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Digg this!  . In my recent post on the time-sucking monster known as the social web, Jody Pirello offered some comments on how she keeps up with the latest trends. think this is a critical career skill these days and I encouraged her to flesh it out into a post. It is our great fortune that she did!  Here are a few of the ways I do it (or at least, try  to do it). What works well for you?

8 Steps To A More Effective B2B Content Marketing Program

KoMarketing Associates

While there are never guarantees with B2B content marketing and SEO, there are ways to orchestrate your program to help mitigate mistakes and overcome inevitable obstacles. It also helps mitigate overlap and unnecessary duplication of content. RSS Readers such as Feedly , Digg Reader , or  Hootsuite’s RSS Syndicator. There is no escaping it. But guess what?

15 Expert Guides to WordPress: Tips, Techniques, Plugins and More

Webbiquity

guest author on Jeff’s blog, the enigmatic “Jamil,” provides a remarkably helpful and even entertaining look at 10 top shortcomings of WordPress and how to avoid, overcome, or work around them. Powered by legions of fans and armies of developers, WordPress has evolved from a humble blogging platform to a flexible, robust and ubiquitous CMS. See below for sources.). Knutson.

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10 Clever Website Error Messages From Creative Companies

Hubspot

Digg is a social news website that gathers news from across the Internet and compiles it on one website for readers. Since people depend on Digg for a lot of their news, they use this funny message whenever they are down. Mint.com is a website that gathers all of your financials in one place, helping you create and maintain a budget. your website will totally still go down.

Approach the social web with authentic helpfulness and good things happen

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

The lesson I have learned over and over again is you just never know what will happen through your social media connections.  If you approach your audience with kindness, meaningful content and authentic helpfulness, good things happen. Digg this! absolutely love teaching so this is a great new challenge! Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Reddit.

7 Quick Ways to Curate Industry Content for Your Blog

Hubspot

And while posts about an esteemed latest hire or an exciting product update are important pieces to help your readers keep up with company culture, the most impactful posts will be about your industry as a whole. But for marketers to pull back, assess current industry events, and provide a unique, helpful, practical take, it requires a certain amount of content curation. Blogging

Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Global filters enable you to block content you’re not interested in, to help keep your feed streamlined. There’s also an impressive array of free apps, extension and extras that work with Buffer to help you maximize your reach. Enables users to populate multiple Twitter and Facebook feeds and Facebook pages, as well as Flickr stream, Google Reader, Digg and RSS subscriptions.

Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social

Biznology

Be nice, be generous, be useful, be helpful, and make sure you tailor-fit your post to their site and their needs. Search will never be the same as it was as recently as a few years ago. Google is severely penalizing sites that are buying links or are invested in private blog networks. Using platforms like Pinterest , Google+, Facebook , Instagram, and other sites, are essential. Do it!

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

But integrated properly, social media can help amplify PR efforts, and effective PR can help generate social media coverage. Digg this! 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. Since many (most?)

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10 Social Media Cartoons Guaranteed to Make You Smile

Hubspot

So to help you cut back on your caffeine intake today, give you a few little chuckles, and offer you some social media marketing knowledge along the way, here are our top 10 marketing cartoons. 1. Digg in Real Life: The Bury Brigade. 7. It's Wednesday, or Hump Day, as some call it. You're just about halfway through the workweek at this point. How about an extra little push?

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What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

It's All About Revenue

Below we offer some thoughts, recommendations and resources to help answer that question. Another feature is Sparks, which helps you discover news articles you might want to share based on your interests. I’ve been playing around on Google+ for the past two weeks and I see a lot of positive comments on this feature. That’s a modest assessment. Make no mistake. How Is It Different?

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Will Content Marketing Destroy Social Media?

B2B Marketing Insider

Programs like this are helping us all to evolve to thinking more like publishers – to put our audiences’ information needs ahead of our own. They are clearly labeled as “sponsored” and they are helping media companies to deliver against more of their visitors’ content needs. mean “Whoa!”…The ”…The power of content marketing!

[Infographic] Inside The Busy Mind Of A Marketer

It's All About Revenue

Our friends at Quarry recently cooked up this Mind Map visualization to help sort out all the various demands crying for marketers’ attention, and how marketing automation help get a grasp on them all. Thankfully, Quarry shows in this infographic how marketing automation can help in a number of ways. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this What goes on inside the head of today’s marketer?

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[Chart] How Personalization Increases Email Open Rates

It's All About Revenue

It turns out that personalizing your subject line can help – if you do it right.  They don’t seem to be helping open rates, but they make for a catchy chorus!!! by Egan Cheung | Tweet this What’s in a name? When it comes to email marketing , a lot. Emails with someone’s name have open rates about 4.7% over the average. What about exclamation points? Sign up here. Share email.

Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps

Biznology

You’ll be all hot and ready at first but you’ll probably never make it — at least not without my help. Let’s see if I can help you get through the first push-off. 1) What is your agenda for starting a blog? hope this list has been helpful. So “blogging” is on your 2014 New Year’s resolution. Good for you. Mark my words. Still ugly?

Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But the purpose of a topic micro site is to help a firm show it has deep expertise in a given subject and to help potential customers think about that issue and the best way to solve it. Digg this! Kill the white paper!” And I tend to agree. But then the question quickly becomes how do you build thought leaders? Here is Bloom Group’s position on this [link]. Tweet This!

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Startups like Payvment , and Alvenda will help companies large and small to open up shop in Facebook. What you need to focus on is the content and optimizing the content to get comments and likes which will help you drive amount of people that Facebook will show your page to. Digg this! So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year?

Fire your Director of Social Media!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent ANA conference I was interviewing Brian Wallace VP of Digital Marketing and Media for RIM when I heard him say “2 years from now- if I still have a Director of Social Media – I should be fired!&# and after thinking about that I can’t help but agree with him. Digg this! Said differently how do we make social part of the very DNA of the firm? What’s your view?

5 Event Planning Tips…Even If You’re Not An Event Planner

It's All About Revenue

We’re here to help. Here are some handy tips to help you from planning process through the big day. Find A Venue Need help finding a venue? Your Map Check out Keynote Resource for helpful master planning documents and checklists. Finding Help If you don’t have an event marketing team, you may need to call in back-up. Marketing automation can help immensely in this case. by Laura H. Vogel | Tweet this Here’s the dilemma: You need to plan an event, but you have no background in event planning. Somehow this duty has been thrust upon your shoulders.

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Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Turns out they were looking for somebody who could help explain where the future of social media was going and when they entered this into Google, a blog post I wrote a year ago popped up!  Digg this!  . Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. There must be some good business reason they do it, right? . Tweet This!

How to recover from the ravages of Google Penguin and Panda

Biznology

If you’re running a super-sophisticated and complex e-commerce site you probably already have a good tech on retainer; however, look into finding someone like me who can help you sort out words like “acceptable ping times” and “site latency” — someone who’s familiar with things such as Google PageSpeed. How it moves through cyberspace. Not anymore.

Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity

It’s not only great for search, but showcases your (or your company’s) expertise, helps humanize your company (blogs are more informal and less promotional than corporate websites), and encourages reader interaction. So I figured it was time to update my inaugural post on this blog, What is Webbiquity? Why is web presence optimization important? As in most things—with the basics.

15 Blog Design Hacks to Maximize Social Sharing

Writtent

Digg Digg is my all-time favorite share button plugin for one very good reason: it displays the buttons in a sticky bar. It’s a great design hack that will help you exploit your blog audience for your social marketing (and social proof) advantage. For example, the plugin we use at WrittenT, Digg Digg, complements our overall blog design and background very well.

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

Webbiquity

realtime social search engine that pulls current and recent results for any term from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, Digg and Delicious. Digg this! Looking for an easy way to create a cool graphical email signature with trackable interactive buttons? Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Create video emails? Create animations? Flowtown. namechk.

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