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Wikipedia Management for Dummies

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While reddit and Wikipedia are probably two of the most influential and powerful media platforms online today, they’re also the most intimidating because so many of us in the PR and marketing world have been not only burned but sent home tarred and feathers, never to go anywhere close to either of these sites ever again. How To Manage Your Wikipedia Page from Chris Abraham.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

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Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media? Get a dog.

Wikipedia Is No Authority–By Design

B2B Memes

MUD day 13: In an interview in Foreign Policy , published on its website earlier this month, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales was asked if he’s shocked to hear that people, including journalists, “use Wikipedia all the time.” ” His response is worth repeating to any journalist that either uses Wikipedia unthinkingly or unthinkingly refuses to use Wikipedia: Journalists all use Wikipedia. ” What I find most interesting about Wikipedia, though, is the way it undercuts the old-fashioned notion of authority.

A Wikipedia Expert's Thoughts on the NYPD Editing Controversy

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Editor''s Note: Recently, Capital New York reported that NYPD computers had been used to make edits to Wikipedia entries on police-related topics. We asked Wikipedia expert William Beutler to comment on this news story. The History of Self-Interested Wikipedia Edits. Wikipedia editors. Wikipedia''s Guidelines on Editing Entries. Social Media Daily Maybe.

Tips & Trends for B2B Social Media Marketing Success

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English: Moscow-city 2010,March (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Business to business (b2b) companies often neglect or ignore social channels because they don’t think their customers are there. B2B Social Media Marketing for Success – Moscow 2013 from TopRank® Online Marketing The post Tips & Trends for B2B Social Media Marketing Success appeared first on Sazbean.

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Can “Social Media” and “Confidentiality” Co-exist in the Workplace?

WindMill Networking

By its definition, “social media” focuses on communication, spreading the word, engaging readers, sharing, creating discussion and/or gaining attention. Even Wikipedia’s explanation of “social media” points out that “one of the first signs of human social media was cave wall paintings.” ” Today, electronic social … Continue Reading Can “Social Media” and “Confidentiality” Co-exist in the Workplace? Related Stories Does Social Media Make You More Productive In the Workplace?

Top 5 Social Business Myths

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. As companies go through their social business journey, there are several “truths” about their use of social media that are not necessarily observed in real life, but still get treated as dogma, as if social technologies were so special and enigmatic that deserve a quasi-religious status. is known for a lot of things, but definitely not for their use of social media. You can be very successful in business without being a star in the social media pantheon. Naturally, this is not to say that social media is irrelevant.

Social media strategy leaders: an intro to the series

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This is my first post – the introduction to a series spotlighting leaders in social media strategy. The “social media manager” – job title was not common ten years ago. But in 2016, organizations have a real business need to put someone in charge of listening to social media. So who “owns” social media strategy? Like this post?

5 Boards to Create for Your Business on Pinterest

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An effective Pinterest account for business starts with … Continue Reading 5 Boards to Create for Your Business on Pinterest by Julia Campbell - Maximize Social Business - Maximize Social Business - Your Social Media for Business Resource. Pinterest Board Bulletin board Business Facebook Products Social Media Marketing Wikipedia

Guide Your Buyers Through the Customer Journey with Social Media

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketers are seeing a tremendous shift in how buyers are researching and buying, particularly on social media platforms. In fact, 55% of B2B buyers do their research by using social networks, according to a Business.com study, and Forbes research revealed that 78% of people say that their buying decisions are influenced by a company’s social media posts. Be authentic.

The History of #SXSW [Infographic]

It's All About Revenue

We are moderating a panel in which, along with the top names in media, we will explore the heady question: Has the message become the messenger ? 2006 : Interactive keynote speakers include founders from two of the Internet’s most disruptive websites: Craig Newmark of Craigslist and Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. Bake a bigger pie. premiere. Share email.

How to measure influence in social media marketing

Chris Koch

Image via Wikipedia. Measuring influence is the new obsession in the social media world—adding another layer of anxiety to the dark cloud of existential dread that is marketing ROI. Social media present us as individuals seeking status within a community, which is something that humans have been working at since our days as monkeys. But we need validation that it is happening.

New insights on the future of search, privacy and the inevitability of social media

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Social media is inevitable. Are you going to be satisfied living a Wikipedia life or will you seek to lead life that is based on something that is true?” ethics futurist Mobile marketing SEO dave coplin future of social media kerry bridge microsoft and privacy microsoft future neville hobson search trends SEO trends simon hughes social media and educationHuman.”

Blogger outreach is more PR than social media

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The current catch-all these days for what I do is social media; unfortunately, when what you do is described as social media, people tend to think Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest , and maybe Google+. Blogger outreach is earned media not paid, right? Blogger outreach and engagement is much more than social media. Before long, hundreds of email replies stream in.

6 Essential Social Media Lessons From Top Executives

Hubspot

Previously, right here on this blog, we’ve written about the importance of company leadership getting involved in social media. Despite the upsides of social media involvement, the vast majority of c-level executives remain absent from social channels like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Richard Branson is very active on social media, and not just on Twitter and LinkedIn.

The five stages of social media grief—have you passed through them yet?

Chris Koch

Image via Wikipedia. Social media (along with skimpy marketing budgets) are causing a transformation in marketing to a degree that we haven’t seen for a lifetime. In my seven years as a social media acolyte, I’ve spoken with many marketers who grew up at the knee of message-based marketing. Think of me as your grief counselor for good ol’ message-based marketing. Denial. Anger.

Why Your Blog Should be Your Top Social Media Tool

Content Marketing Today

And that sounds an awful lot like social media in a definition that I saved and have embraced from Wikipedia several years ago: Social media is information content created by people using highly accessible and scalable publishing technologies. At its most basic sense, social media is a shift in how people discover, read and share news, information and content. Not bad.

Are you a social media polymath?

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. Are all of your conversations meta, meaning do you only discuss social media and social networks, the platforms and vehicles, rather than about content, narrative, story, experiences, expertise, and insight. Before you were a social media guru, social media expert, online community manager, or blogger extraordinaire, what were you about?

Creating an inclusive social media event

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A few years ago, I was speaking at a social media event in New York. ” I ended up working out a “scholarship” for this young person to attend but I started thinking about the chronic problems on the social media event circuit: The tickets are so expensive, excluding many students, young professionals, and those in career transition who really need to attend the event.

Embrace your inner realtor when selling social media

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I daresay that realtors were the world’s first social media marketers — well before the Internet ever existed. I really think that we social media marketers should be more like realtors — in fact, most of the top online influencers very much do follow in the footsteps of the humble neighborhood real estate agent. Real estate agents sell property. Function-above-form.

Being Pretty Isn’t Enough for Social Media Marketing

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Image via Wikipedia. What’s more, the most successful online social media barflies are aggressive in addition to gorgeous. The Internet has flattened the market, allowing anyone to eat your lunch, so just ringing the dinner bell after you launch your social media presence is not going to work as well as you expect. Be the catalyst of your natural social media success.

Higher Education Faculty Continue to Use Social Media

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. Some of you know that I’ve worked with Pearson and Babson Research Group the last couple of years on a very interesting survey of higher education faculty and their use of social media, divided into three kinds of usage: personal, professional, and teaching. Video use is now so pervasive that we had to separate it from the rest of social media.

26 Social Media Secrets Skittles Knows

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. That’s far from typical–very few companies have more traffic to any of their social media venues than to their old-fashioned website. Here are 26 social media secrets Skittles knows: 1 out of every 5 minutes people spend online are spent on social networks in 2012; up from 1 out of every 20 minutes in 2007. 14.6% 71.84 15.2% of all U.S.

The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks

Writing on the Web

Now you can learn all about social media and the sociology of the Internet through video lectures. What I find fascinating is the sociology of social media : we’re still operating with the same primitive brains. Now, however, we’re doing it online, on the Internet, using social media tools. Related posts: 4 Time-Saving Tips for Social Media Marketing.

Katy Keim, Lithium’s CMO: How to Create Brand Advocates from Your Social Media Strategy [Podcast]

Crimson Marketing

Therefore, the key question CMOs should ask themselves about their social media strategy is “how can I build a trusted online community of brand advocates?”. Katy names them and explains how CMOs can incorporate these motivators into their company’s social media strategy to build communities and increase engagement with buyers. Who’s doing it right? Digital Marketing Podcasts

Why Your Rant is Not Right for Social Media

B2B Marketing Traction

Social media is not a place to express anger or admonish people publicly. A recent incident at a technology conference provided a good reminder why you should never use social media for a rant. Keep it “Light, Bright and Polite” In the words of Josh Ochs, MediaLeaders , “Keep your social media ‘Light, Bright and Polite.’” ” p.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

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Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Welcome to Social Media U. The Social Media Release. Extra Credit: OPML for Social Media U. saw the rise of the social media.

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Social media is a physical extension of your brain

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So, next time you think Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, reddit, StumbleUpon, Instagram, and Wikipedia are stupid wastes of your time, consider again: they may well be the most profound. Photo credit: Intersection Consulting). We’ve evolved well past the limitations of our own brains into the brains of our closest friends — not metaphorically, but literally. Dr. Stephen M.

Why Every Social Media Team Needs Millennials AND Boomers

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. I left for vacation right when the blogosphere was going nuts about Cathryn Sloane’s article in NextGen Journal: Why Every Social Media Manager Should Be Under 25. Because I was under a strict no-social-media rule imposed by family, I had to surreptitiously read the hundreds of comments – and I couldn’t blog about it. 2 social media managers.

You’re only renting in social media

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. Be sure you don’t become so tethered to your Facebook page that you lose sight of the bigger picture of social media–your message, rather than your medium. Internet Marketing Public Relations Social Media Marketing bodhidharma Facebook friendster Initial public offering linkedin MySpace utterz vbulletinSo, that’s good. The downside is that all good things come to an end. Always remember “the essence of the Way is detachment,” according to Bodhidharma.

Want to use Social Media? Listen, Reply & Be Human

Sazbean

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) If you’re wondering how to use social media for your business, it’s really not difficult — you should do the same things that you would do if a potential customer was in your store. I was shocked that this “old-school” business was so attentive to the pulse of social media. Listen relentlessly. Reply immediately.

Fill in your entire social media timeline backlog

Biznology

Most of my clients and friends have made exactly the same mistake: their social media life effectively began on the day they started blogging, tweeting, and Facebooking and it has never and will never occur to them that the Internet isn’t a book printed once onto paper — that it is infinitely editable, hackable, revisable, and adaptable. know about you. I couple-hundred?

Is Social Media Security Out of Your Hands?

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. It was about the problem of social media accounts being hacked and hijacked and something bad happening to a brand. Anyone who is stupid enough to buy that kind of abrupt messaging as real is not social media savvy and likely just not very intelligent. Your social media accounts are only as protected as they can be at the origination point.

5 Tips to Inject Humor into Your Social Media Mix

Vertical Response

These are some of the reactions you might see on your social media networks when injecting humor into your tweets, posts and/or photos. The Shorty Awards , which honors the best in social media, recognizes people and organizations producing real-time short content across the social web. But how should you handle humor with regards to your business social media efforts? Humor.

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A Brief History of Marketing Technology (and Social Media Marketing)

Marketing Action

Source: Wikipedia). The creation of social media led to social marketing. The world of social media marketing exploded. In the last few years, we have seen a further evolution of social media marketing, one in which both B2Bs and B2Cs play an active role. However, unlike email, social media needs to be … well, social. Social Media Marketing

Blogger outreach is earned media PR, isn’t it?

Biznology

My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. ” (Wikipedia). I am an “earned media” social media marketer. I may well be mistaken. This is a pity.

Is social media all the market research you need?

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. In our service economy, it is very easy to create new offerings and use digital media to establish a brand, put out messages, create buzz, etc. Internet Marketing Business Digital marketing Digital media Focus group market research marketing Marketing and Advertising social mediaI could not agree more. Market research rocks!