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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.

A Wikipedia Expert's Thoughts on the NYPD Editing Controversy

Hubspot

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. Closer Look at NYPD''s Edits.

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

Webbiquity

How to create and edit articles for Wikipedia by Web Ink Now. ** 5 STARS. Wikipedia is one of the most popular sites on the web, so getting exposure there is incredibly valuable. David Meerman Scott explains how to properly write for Wikipedia here. What’s the best process for developing a social media marketing plan? How do we demonstrate the ROI of social efforts?

5 Tips for Better Twitter Advertising

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(Photo credit: Wikipedia). Advertising on Twitter can be effective for increasing the size of your audience and also for sending traffic to your website. Besides knowing what your goal is, these tips will help you advertise better on Twitter… 1. Deciding on your goal for your Twitter advertising will help you choose the right type of campaign. Just like any other good messaging, Twitter ads should have use plain and understandable text and have a clear call to action. The post 5 Tips for Better Twitter Advertising appeared first on Sazbean.

Why Should You Bother Sharing Content on Twitter?

Hubspot

Are you shy on Twitter? You''re not alone. I''ve recently had conversations with a bunch of people expressing confusion on how to dive into Twitter. He''s avoided Twitter for years (I know, I know -- you''d think I would have convinced him by now). When I tried encouraging him to share content of his own, he asked, "Why should I bother sharing content on Twitter?

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

WindMill Networking

Even Wikipedia’s explanation of “social media” points out that “one of the first signs of human social media was cave wall paintings.”  Social Media and Employment Law Business channels communication company Customer employer Employment Events exist Facebook IT media personal Privacy search time tools TOPIC Twitter Wikipedia By its definition, “social media” focuses on communication, spreading the word, engaging readers, sharing, creating discussion and/or gaining attention.  by James Wu - Maximize Social Business.

The History of #SXSW [Infographic]

It's All About Revenue

But once you do, feel free to share it on Twitter, on your blog, wherever you want.  2006 : Interactive keynote speakers include founders from two of the Internet’s most disruptive websites: Craig Newmark of Craigslist and Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia. 2007 : A plucky little messaging service makes a big splash at SXSW: Twitter. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. Bake a bigger pie.

What is Social Media Marketing?

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Social Media Marketing  — according to Wikipedia , “social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites.” Some of the most influential people online live on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, and—believe it or not—message boards, forums, email lists, and even community Listservs. development (is anyone listening?),

Your website is wearing mom jeans and shoulder pads

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Content Marketing Copywriting Amazon.com Android (operating system) Association for Computing Machinery Big Pharma Facebook Gmail Google Graphics Interchange Format twitter World Wide WebAfter three chapters, I am both excited and delighted by both how much I have learned and how much I already knew. The Language of Business is Moving Faster Than You Are. Well, content marketing is tricky.

You need to prune in order to grow your social followers

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. In a world where Lady Gaga has 25,555,017 souls following her @ladygaga Twitter profile, we’re all in it for the numbers. There’s a fourth option that not many people actually do routinely: pruning the dead leaves and branches away from the little bonsai  or your might oak you call your Twitter profile.

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Become a Twitter Power User

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Image via Wikipedia. Everyone is talking about Twitter, but can you do any real business with it? With all the choices of marketing tactics, does it really make sense to use Twitter? Too many people focus on the banality of tweeting what they had for lunch rather than focusing on Twitter as a real marketing tool, just like any other form of communication. I did a Webinar that helps you take control of your Twitter image. Social Media Marketing Webinars Online Communities Social media Social network Twitter

One person can change the world. Thank you, Internet

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While there may well be 3,015,231,472 Internet users worldwide and over 150,000,000 blogs, almost 300,000,000 active Twitter users, and 1,230,000,000 active Facebook users, most of them are lurkers. More people I know in 2014 identify with being a follower of one or more blogs, podcasts, Twitter profiles, or YouTube channels than they do with creating content themselves. Right now.

Influencer marketing should not be about collecting influencers

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LinkedIn and Twitter has made this even easier. According to Wikipedia, “Influencer marketing is a form of marketing that has emerged from a variety of recent practices and studies, in which focus is placed on specific key individuals (or types of individual) rather than the target market as a whole. The worst thing about the internet has been the commodification of friendship.

My online influencer research and engagement process

Biznology

So, my process is: set up SDL SM2, add all the keywords I have collected through going down a Wikipedia rabbit hole, let it go to parse, search, and churn. Finally, I go over to Google and do simple searches like “top government intelligence blogs” or “top mommy blogs” or “top government twitter profiles” and stuff like that. Really big. Got it?

It’s not your house to pwn so remember your place

Biznology

On reddit, on Wikipedia, on message boards , in emails, on reviews, and even on Facebook, Twitter , and Google+ , to the best of your ability. Public Relations Social Media Marketing Amazon Web Services Anonymous post Arthur Andersen Author Central Michigan University Central processing unit Cloud computing Cosmopolitan (magazine) Internet forum twitter It doesn’t matter.

The Trouble with Klout

Paul Gillin

The service crawls Twitter and ranks members automatically. Both are sought-after speakers and the subject of extensive Wikipedia articles. They aren’t active on Twitter and they don’t have Klout accounts. Barry does have a couple of thousand more Twitter followers than Schwartzman, but she said Klout ignores follower metrics as meaningless. Beyond Followers.

How to be a Google+ success

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It’s sort of like Reddit or Wikipedia like that. While people generally like what they see on first blush, they eventually leave the empty austerity of Plus to return to the messy excitement of Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter , and Reddit. know that the secret to Twitter is being included in the recommended list of tweeters. Leave them behind. Goodbye ! Just kidding.

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Why Use Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn for Content Marketing?

Writing on the Web

alt=" Why Use Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn for Content Marketing?" />. But still, I am using Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn and I think you should too. Around 2004, sites like Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter came along, but they didn’t really pick up steam until 2006 and later. Now Facebook boasts one of the highest web traffic numbers and Twitter has become a news source re-broadcast on network TV news stations. For an interesting overview of how Facebook got started in a dorm at Harvard, read the story on Wikipedia , it’s interesting.

So what is native advertising?

Biznology

The content tends to be camouflaged in native garb, looking and feeling like the surrounding editorial content in both tone and voice, whether it’s an article on the Atlantic, a Vlog on YouTube , a snappy on Instagram, or a pithy 140 characters dose on Twitter. guess we can call it buzz advertising, if you will. The Native Matrix. Who is it written by? Editorial staff. Sales staff/.

Tweet Chats: A Step-by-step Guide to Engaging Your Audience on Twitter

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(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Tweet chats, also called Twitter chats, are topic-focused conversations led by moderators and tracked using a designated hashtag. It’s a useful strategy for generating interest, gaining brand recognition and engaging your audience on Twitter. This in itself is beneficial, but there are other benefits. Social Media Strategy

Adventures in Frictionless Sharing

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Well, according to Wikipedia , frictionless sharing describes the transparent sharing of resources using social media services. The framework that Facebook, digg, reddit, StumbleUpon , and Twitter is based upon, requiring liking, digging, redditing, thumbs-upping, or retweeting, demands way too much commitment from the casual visitor on a daily basis. What is it, you ask?

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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+. Content Marketing Internet Marketing Public Relations Social Media Marketing Blog Blogger chris abraham Facebook Google Outreach pinterest social media Speed dating StumbleUpon twitter

Being Pretty Isn’t Enough for Social Media Marketing

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Image via Wikipedia. No matter how much money you spend on a graphic designer, a social media expert, and a community manager, you may very well not find the kind of success you want and expect from your investment in social media and social networks such as  Facebook , Twitter , Google +, YouTube , and Pinterest. Online, you’re never the lone beauty in the hotel lounge.

3 Ways To Use the Value of a Like or Follow

Digital B2B Marketing

Share your view in the comments below or with me on Twitter (@wittlake). Image by Lily15 (Hungarian Wikipedia) CC-BY-SA-3.0 Measurement Social Media Facebook hubspot twitterDan Zarella and Hubspot gave the “what is your social media audience worth” pot a good stir last week. Then what? via Wikimedia Commons.

How to measure influence in social media marketing

Chris Koch

Image via Wikipedia. The only difference between us and the monkeys is that we usually remember to eat while we watch the Oscars or check our Twitter follower counts. Others include Klout and Twitter Grader, which focus on the social networks. Indeed, science tells us that monkeys would rather look at pictures of high-ranking members of their troop than eat. The monitors.

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. You are hidden away on Facebook and scattered all over the place on Twitter. This requires companies to think like publishers. Not bad.

2013: The Year of Internet Marketing Basics

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. Social media – Make sure you do everything you can to fully understand Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, then use it appropriately to move your business forward. Internet Marketing Facebook Google Internet marketing linkedin social media twitterThis will be the only 2013 prediction or whatever you want to call it kind of post. Yeah for me!

Is Social Media Security Out of Your Hands?

Biznology

Photo credit: Wikipedia. let’s make it clear that if ANYONE thinks that what happened to the Burger King Twitter account where it was hacked and stuff about being purchased by McDonald’s etc. Burger King’s Twitter account had just been hacked. HootSuite can in no way make your Twitter account safer at the source. Twitter uses HTTPS for their service as well.

In social media, you don’t need to outrun the bear

Biznology

Image via Wikipedia. There are top-100 lists on Technorati , there is Guy Kawasaki’s AllTop lists, there’s the Top Twitter list — dominated by top global celebrities, actors, musicians, and sports figures — and the top social media influencer lists, including the enigmatic Power150 list from AdAge. He has 205,232 followers on Twitter and a Klout score of 77.

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

Chris Koch

Image via Wikipedia. Only slightly less embarrassing than the anger and bargaining stages, marketers in this stage ban the use of the word “Twitter” in lunch conversation and generally shun the annoyingly perky (unpaid) social media intern, muttering, “What’s he got to be so happy about?”. Think of me as your grief counselor for good ol’ message-based marketing. Denial. No way. Anger.

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. love the fact that whoever was monitoring the Amtrak Twitter account was not at all above shilling for a raise! Reply immediately. Have a human voice.

Editing: Is social media realtime or permanent?

Biznology

Image via Wikipedia. Some kinds of social media (Wikipedia) couldn’t exist without editing while others (Twitter) do not even allow editing. To me, it shows both that we use different kinds of social media for different purposes (think Wikipedia vs. Twitter) but it also shows an ambivalence over what we expect social media to be. What gives?

Five Ways to “Get Real” With B-to-B Social Media

Biznology

You can set up a listening post using tools like Radian6, or simply set up an RSS feed from sources like blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Focus, Quora, YouTube and Wikipedia, so you can keep current with what’s being said in your field. You’ll be publishing white papers, research reports and case studies, and tweeting about them.  Or publish an informative blog and promote it via Twitter and LinkedIn micro posts. Social Media Marketing Facebook linkedin social media twitter YouTubeImage by Getty Images via @daylife. Today, 89% of B-to-B marketers in the U.S.

5 Ways to Get the Most From Google+ Communities

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Photo credit: Wikipedia. It’s now overtaken Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest as the second-largest social media network. Social Media Marketing Facebook Google GoToMeeting linkedin pinterest social media twitter But this post is about using Google+ communities, which are fast becoming the a hotter version of Facebook groups. image credit: global web index. Promote Your Events.