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  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
    [Wikipedia] What's a Facebook fan worth?
    Image via Wikipedia. I've had a few clients ask me recently what a Facebook fan is worth. hate seeing the crestfallen looks on their faces when I tell them, "Zero." They are immediately puzzled, however, because they know that I am an advocate of using social media for marketing. Let me explain myself. But these products are the exceptions.
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Blow Out Content Marketing and Lead Social Conversations with Content Curation
    Content Curation: What it is and Why it is Hot As defined by Wikipedia , “curation is generally the selection of, care for and presentation of the objects entered into a collection, whether that collection is physical (such as items in a museum) or digital (such as entries in Wikipedia).  There are many types of curation. 
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Do Your SEO Tactics Work for Everyone?
    Image via Wikipedia. In my speech at SMX Stockholm today, I challenged the audience of mostly search professionals to think about what they are doing, whether it breaks the search engines' rules or not.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Five Ways to “Get Real” With B-to-B Social Media
    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. Image by Getty Images via @daylife. Today, 89% of B-to-B marketers in the U.S. What should I be doing,” they ask. 
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2008
    [Wikipedia] Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Tetherless World Constellation Launch Event - June 11, 2008
    “Washington, Wikipedia, and Web 3.0: Rensselaer and the Tetherless World Research Constellation are partnering with one of the most widely read technology blogs in the world, ReadWriteWeb , to help engage the entire Web community in this interactive event. The most popular questions will drive the discussion at the June 11 debate.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Is branding more important than direct marketing?
    Image via Wikipedia. Marketers often come from two distinct backgrounds. Brand marketers are the ones whose work you see on TV. They are all about branding, brand image, brand awareness--use whatever word you want--and their success has made Coca-Cola and many other consumer products into household names. Happy New Year, everyone!
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
    [Wikipedia] How does your team get digital marketing training?
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. Most of you know that I do a lot of training work, both for individuals and companies, and it has struck me recently that there might not be enough choices in how companies train their teams. In this business, you all know that constant learning is essential. The good ones include exercises that cement the learning.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Reddit is the 800-pound Gorilla in the room
    This is the same thing going on on Wikipedia and on message boards as well; however, unlike message boards, reddit ends up being mentioned in my  RSS  and mainstream news feeds almost every day these days. Image via CrunchBase. reddit  is the 800 pound Gorilla in the room and has been for years. Not so anymore. Consider yourself warned.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Wikipedia] The organizational digital divide
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Things should be going very well. But are the employees in our organizations all connected and collaborating with one another? Is the information about our products and process readily available to all and are relationships with our clients  stronger than ever?  Change is never easy.  You can sign up here.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
    [Wikipedia] 5 of my favorite productivity apps
    So, I bill Wikipedia Management differently than I do ORM or SEO or SEM or influencer outreach or social media strategy. While I aspire to build Gerr.is It makes my head swim. It makes your head swim. Robots will enslave us all; however, until then, they make it possible to get quite a lot done on one’s own. An army of one, if you will.
  • DIGITAL B2B MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Thought Leadership Marketing is an Oxymoron
    Here is the definition of thought leader provided by Wikipedia: “Thought leader is business jargon for an entity that is recognized for having innovative ideas.&#. Thought leadership is a common marketing topic, but unfortunately thought leadership is not a common outcome of marketing. Thought leadership is expansive. Company 2.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Wikipedia] How to Research Content for Your Expert Ebook
    Wikipedia, and other specialized encyclopedia sites. for Your Expert Ebook" src="[link] width="300" height="225" title="How to Research Content for Your Expert Ebook" /> How should you research content in order to write your expert ebook ? The field of online research methods is new and expanding rapidly. The Web is a goldmine.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Business Podcasting: How to and ROI
    If you're not familiar with podcasting, Wikipedia defines it as follows: A podcast is a type of digital media consisting of an episodic series of files (either audio or video) subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication. What can a podcast do for your business? The answer might surprise you. The results can be impressive.
  • SYNECORE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Wikipedia] A Brief History of Responsive Web Design
    Wikipedia defines RWD as “an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices.” To fully understand why we have RWD and why it is a big deal, it’s helpful to know a little bit of the history behind it.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Happy Independence Day from Find New Customers
    Here are some fact on the day from Wikipedia. The sales lead generation company , Find New Customers wishes you and yours a happy and healthy Independence Day. An Independence Day invitation from 1825 is pictured here. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
    [Wikipedia] The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks
    Jimmy Wales on the birth of Wikipedia : It’s hard to remember a world without Wikipedia , but a decade ago the site was just getting its start. Having fun while learning has become my idea of a really good time. Forget drugs, booze and rock and roll. Unbelievable, non ? It combines education with entertainment. Digg this!
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
    [Wikipedia] The Influence of the Social Buyer on B2B Business
    Image via Wikipedia. In the B2B world, the emergence of the Social Buyer is causing organizations to search for better ways to reach its’ base of buyers.    What we do know is that B2B buyers are demanding more social experiences in their buying processes.   New Business Models. Social Buyer Cycle.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Wikipedia] The 4 B’s of Buyer Experience Innovation (2nd Rendition)
    Image via Wikipedia. Many executives, in particular those of B2B and service oriented organizations, are faced with the challenge of having to rethink how to succeed in today’s digital age.    Viewing what each function is capable of in isolation and missing the harmonizing around the buyer experience.  Buyer Insight.
  • SAZBEAN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
    [Wikipedia] How Typography Affects Your Internet Marketing
    English: Example of Tahoma typeface (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Suvir Mirchandani, a teenager from Pittsburgh, recently came up with a way to save the government a lot of money. No, it doesn’t involve massive cuts to social programs or reductions in military spending. Overview of Typesetting. point Arial bold is an example of a font.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Creating great content for content marketing: don’t overthink it
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Frequently, we hear our clients worry about how to keep a steady stream of content flowing. Many of them don’t realize that they’re making more of the problem than they have to. You certainly have to devote some of your (probably too-scarce) marketing resources to content creation. Journalists don’t invent stories.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Wikipedia] In social media, you don’t need to outrun the bear
    Image via Wikipedia. The best thing about social media marketing is that you don’t have to be the most popular, have the most followers, or be the most sophisticated, you just have to do a better job than all your direct competitors. Who is Mark?  Steve starts putting on his tennis shoes. Mark says, “What are you doing? Well, no.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [Wikipedia] The Internet of Things (IoT): when everything is “a thing”
    Gartner and others project that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have close to 30 billion devices interconnected in 5 years. Read on to find more about the difference between the IoT and the Internet of things. an object, animal, quality, etc., of any kind. particular event, occurrence, or situation. It’s unnatural. Every event is a thing.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
    [Wikipedia] The Anti-Blog Post to Writing Better Blog Posts.
    Sort of. A lot of people will disagree with this, but here’s the thing – If all you provide is helpful information online, you’re competing with Wikipedia and thousands of robot algorithms that out-inform you. I can’t read your blog. Bloggers in factory-mode. After a while, I burrrrned out. Like a TNT stick with both ends lit.
  • SMALL MANUFACTURER BLOG  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
    [Wikipedia] QR Codes Have Potential But Not So Easy to Use
    According to Wikipedia, “a QR Code is a matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by QR scanners, mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. Tweet. I’ve noticed people on Twitter talking about QR codes, so of course they popped out at me while I perused the November 15, 2010 issue of Fortune. What is a QR Code? uh no.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [Wikipedia] How much content is enough for effective content marketing?
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). How often should I blog? Do I really need to post to Twitter every hour? Does it matter whether my content is original or aggregated or repurposed? And what’s the difference, anyway?). We hear these questions from clients as part of almost every content marketing engagement we undertake. Size Does Matter.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Of dinosaurs, birds, and Enterprise Social Platforms
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. As the Facebook IPO story developed over the last few weeks, people started wondering what was real and what was just smoke and mirrors. Is Twitter going to be a ghost town of 150 million users? Will Google+ ever going to take over the social networking crown? Is Pinterest a fad? will look like?”
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
    [Wikipedia] President Obama announces agile marketing approach
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. OK, OK, he didn’t exactly do that. The president probably doesn’t even know what agile marketing is. But he certainly would agree with it based on the remarks I saw him make the other day when he announced the “My Brother’s Keeper” program. “If it works, support it.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013
    [Wikipedia] 6 Tips for Making Your Content More Shareable
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. I’ve been writing pithy columns like these for a long time. And there will always be a place for short-form writing, as well as longer articles and stories, whether it is published on the Internet, on paper or both. But on the Internet, time is money. You can bemoan this fact, or you can adapt. Slideshows rock.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
    [Wikipedia] Negative SEO: Does It Really Exist?
    After all, if that were the case, sites such as Wikipedia, which are scraped, cloned and linked to by an awful lot of low-quality, unrelated sites, would not rank well. Author: Joe Cox The term ‘negative SEO’ has been thrown around with increasing frequency over the last few months. Scary right? But, do these tactics actually work?
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Digital Marketing Is Still Direct Marketing
    Image via Wikipedia. If you're a marketing executive, and you're not a member of the Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG) , what are you waiting for? You're missing out on great networking and presenters like me, because I traveled to Philadelphia last night to address the local MENG chapter.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Weinberger Wisdom
    For example, on Wikipedia you can always find out why an item of information is there. My definition of a good speech is one in which the speaker tells you something you already know in a way that you’ve never considered before. That’s why David Weinberger is one of my favorite speakers. Apple is about art. Google is about scale.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Tribes Rule the Hyper-Social Organization
    The popularity of social networks and collaborative projects like Wikipedia attests to these instincts. I’ve been looking forward to reading The Hyper-Social Organization since I first heard François Gossieaux and Ed Moran discuss the findings of their “Tribalization of Business&# research at a conference two years ago.
  • VIEWPOINT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
    [Wikipedia] The “Keystone” of B2B Corporations isn’t CRM or Marketing Automation
    Thank you Wikipedia). James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. The question which begs to be answered is, “What is the Keystone in the sales and marketing process?” Sales Lead Follow-Up is the Keystone.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Wikipedia] The progression of anchor text
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Much like the SEO industry as a whole, strategies for anchor text are always changing. Make sure you are following anchor best text practices to maintain a natural looking backlink profile. One of the most exciting things about being involved in the SEO industry is that it is always evolving.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Content Marketing for Fun and Profit
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. In last month’s post, I took a look at  why search results don’t always align with business results , noting that aligning search results and business results often boils down to connecting two questions: What do you want your customers to do? and What do your customers want to do? This That’s OK.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    [Wikipedia] The Quantum Mechanics of Blogger Outreach
    Image via Wikipedia. My long tail blogger outreach strategy is periodically challenged or criticized as being too aggressive. The argument generally goes as follows: if you send thousands of email pitches to topically- and demographically-relevant bloggers and online influencers in one go, you’re spamming. All at once.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Why Meta Data Still Matters in SEO
    Image via Wikipedia. The search engines have evolved a great deal in the last fifteen years. They’ve gotten a lot smarter, meaning that it’s not easy for a website to get a good search ranking. Now it’s not so easy. In fact, stuffing keywords anywhere can get you penalized. So this raises the question, does meta data even matter anymore?
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Importance of Context to Understanding the New Social Buyer Persona
    Image via Wikipedia. One of the major outcomes of the recent advances in the social age is the resurgence of contextually-based persona development and its’ role in helping to inform as well as shape strategy.    This is especially true when you consider there are several important strategic areas evolving at a rapid pace.
  • SYNECORE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015
    [Wikipedia] Why Google Recommends Responsive Web Design
    Wikipedia defines it as “an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones).” But what is Responsive Web Design ? RWD is King.
  • SAZBEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Facebook Timeline Engagement Tips – Future of Engagement
    Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Business brands got a new way to manage and monitor their reach to fans through the admin panel with Facebook’s recent introduction of timeline for pages. Highlights: New Admin Feature. Easily Accessible. Increases Engagement Optimization.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Four Challenges Market Research Faces Today
    Image via Wikipedia. Market research today finds itself in somewhat of a quandary. Mostly, it is a field that is trying to remain relevant amidst the sea of changes taking place in marketing and sales today in the new digital and buyer experience economy. What are the some of the challenges that face market research?
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Why a Content BOM is Crucial to a Successful Industrial Web Design
    Content BOM is not a typo in my headline. Read on…. I am amazed how often I find that creating content is an afterthought for people who are considering an industrial web design (more commonly a site redesign). Somehow, they assume the web designer will take care of content creation and the cost is included in their proposal for designing the site.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
    [Wikipedia] How B2B marketers can turn Facebook into a lead generating machine
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Researchers at Princeton University recently released a study suggesting that Facebook is about to disintegrate and collapse within the next couple years due to a mass user exodus. To misquote Mark Twain, “rumors of Facebook’s death are greatly exaggerated.”. But wait, you thought Facebook was only for B2C brands?
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Internet of things and real time planning, or how devices talk and plan ahead
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). In advertising and media, two of the fancier trends are the ability to answer and understand when consumers talk about it in real time. It seems really interesting that our actions start being the trigger to get kind of personalized ads and experience something we like. But in our days we go to the next level.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012
    [Wikipedia] How To Generate Great Content For Content Marketing
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. Scared off by that blank white page you’re supposed to fill with content again and again and again? Don’t be. Generating content ideas is easier than you think if you follow a few basic ideas and work your way up from easier to more demanding – but rewarding! – techniques. Curation. Creation.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
    [Wikipedia] NoFollow Links Are Still Valuable to an Online Marketing Program
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. The search engines favor websites that have established a certain level of trust. One important way that this trust is earned is through inbound links pointing to the website. Of course, not all inbound links are weighed the same. natural link portfolio has a significant number of both “dofollow” and “nofollow” links.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Why Every Social Media Team Needs Millennials AND Boomers
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. 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. That’s
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Use Lifetime Customer Value to Measure Social Media
    Image via Wikipedia. When businesses evaluate social media marketing initiatives, they want to know how many new customers social media will attract to their businesses. But, social media marketing is all about relationships. So perhaps evaluating an investment in social media marketing by looking at new customers is the wrong metric.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Global Social Media Marketing
    Image via Wikipedia. My monthly Biznology® Webinar yesterday was called “Global Social Media Marketing.”  I talked for 30 minutes about how to apply your social media strategy on a global scale.    Social media is becoming part of every marketer’s toolkit, but is your international marketing being left behind?
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
    [Wikipedia] How your enterprise social platform enables the information marketplace
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. In my last Biznology post , I suggested that Amazon would be a better model for your internal social platform than the obvious choice of Facebook. If users are just browsing but not buying, Amazon would be in big trouble. If all conversations in your social intranet are Facebook-like (i.e., Well, good luck with that.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Blogger outreach is more PR than social media
    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+. My expertise, however, is online community outreach and engagement. So, what my team and I developed is the equivalent of blogger-brand speed dating.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Why Small Businesses Need Smart Marketing
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. Small businesses need loans in order to take product and service ideas to the next level. Without the infusion of upfront cash, many small businesses flounder despite having an arsenal of legitimate business ideas. Smart marketing has never been more vital to small businesses than it is today. Local. and Bing.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Why it takes time to see SEO results
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. If you learn nothing else about Search Engine Optimization (SEO), know this: SEO is a long-term process. It’s a marathon and not a sprint, which means it can take time to see the results of your efforts. Understandably, this can be quite frustrating. Don’t believe me? It takes time to index content.
  • THE FORWARD OBSERVER  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
    [Wikipedia] How Landing Pages Are Like Having Your Own NSA For B2B Marketing
    According to Wikipedia , “The NSA is primarily tasked with global monitoring, collection, decoding, translation and analysis of information and data….”. Artillery B2B Marketing Blog > The Forward Observer. The National Security Agency (NSA) is the central manager of signal intelligence for the United States. Performing Research.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Understanding Buyer Priorities and Goals in an Uncertain and Chaotic World
    Image via Wikipedia. We are living in a world that is fraught with uncertainty.    The degree of uncertainty for businesses today probably is at the highest level in decades.    Resulting in a chaotic world for sellers and buyers looking to make sense of what the future may hold.  Adaptation Begets Patterns.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Why paid search is still frustrating for searchers
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. When I speak to groups, I often ask how many people  never click on paid search ads and many hands go up–usually half the room. It ain’t true. But people raise their hands because they still get frustrated by paid ads and they wish they hadn’t clicked on them. This is not an isolated incident.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Copyright expert Nicholas Wells on the newest Google Bowling
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. How can a lawyer explain Google Bowling? Nicolas Wells is not your ordinary lawyer, that’s how. He has been practicing intellectual property law for eight years, founding a boutique law firm in 2009 that handles technology and intellectual property issues, with offices in New York and Salt Lake City. 
  • SAZBEAN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Using Game Mechanics to Increase Engagement & Participation
    World of Warcraft, an online MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role playing game) — think D&D online, has over 12 million players (according to Wikipedia ). Gamification isn’t about building games (necessarily), it’s about using aspects of games that people find enticing. Popularity of Gaming. Motivations Differ.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Who’s an Expert, and Why Experts Write Ebooks
    Wikipedia defines an expert as someone widely recognized as a reliable source of technique or skill whose faculty for judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely is accorded authority and status by their peers or the public in a specific well-distinguished domain. Who, exactly, is an expert? They’re experts. Source: R.R. Bowker.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Swag, Tchotchke, Bauble: 7 Things To Consider For Event Giveaways
    In case you’re unfamiliar,   a tchotchke ( choch-key ), according to  Wikipedia ,  is “a small bauble or miscellaneous item. Author: Michael Gerard Earlier this year I attended Content Marketing World in Cleveland, Ohio representing Curata as its CMO and hoping to learn best practices in content marketing from other marketers.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
    [Wikipedia] The New Social Buyer Ecosystem
    Image via Wikipedia. From a B2B market view, the new social buyer ecosystem continues to undergo a rapid evolution.    The pace in 2011 has noticeably quickened.  New Buyer Perspectives Evolving.   There have been some surprising revelations.    In fact, I can’t even recall when I last did that. 
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Is Marketing Automation Worth the Investment?
    Clepsydra Diagram courtesy of Wikipedia. Researchers keep saying that marketing automation is growing really, really fast. What’s all the hubbub, Bub? Is it worth the investment? For most companies, yes. Some of that research is recapped in a new white paper: CEO Perspective: 5 Ways Marketing Automation Can Optimize & Grow Your Business.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Wikipedia] The Secret to Great Marketing [Infographic]
    Well, the Wikipedia definition of Nation refers to a community of people who share a common language, culture, ethnicity, descent, or history. Until recently, each company had to figure all this out on their own. And this prevented a lot of companies from adopting and being successful with marketing automation. Until now. You’re not alone.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
    [Wikipedia] The Business Case for Irrelevance
    Oh, and Wikipedia’s definition of an elephant, which common sense might have expected to come out at the top. By {grow} Community Member Paul Mayze. Algorithms are the magic of the Internet. Algorithms are the most closely guarded secrets of the internet giants. Suppose I Google “elephant.” Try it yourself. worry that.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Embrace your inner realtor when selling social media
    I daresay that realtors were the world’s first social media marketers — well before the Internet ever existed. Social networks predated the Internet and real estate agents have always been exemplary manifestations of shameless self-promoters while still being able to build reputation , trust, and confidence over time. So, what about you?
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Content Marketing Gives Customers a Reason to Believe
    Wikipedia defines content strategy as “the planning, development and management of informational content—written or in other media.” “People don’t buy what you do; people buy why you do it,” according to author Simon Sinek. The best brands give customers reasons to care about them. What is content marketing? What is content strategy?
  • EMARKETING STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Who’s Tracking You Online?
    Wikipedia is the only of the top 50 sites that doesn’t allow any tracking on its site. Yay Wikipedia!). Many people don’t realize that when they use the internet, they leave a trail of bread crumbs behind them in the form of their search history. There are 2 types of tracking software: Cookies and Beacons.
  • SAZBEAN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Consumer Social Sharing
    ” (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The hope and dream of all content creators is that their content will be shared so that it can be seen by more people. Two young girls sharing a plate of spaghetti. Original caption: “I’m not sure Mina knew what she was in for when Viola wanted to share.” Content Social Media
  • B2B MARKETING ONLINE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
    [Wikipedia] B2B Marketing Awards 2010 – the biggest and best yet!
    Image via Wikipedia. I am certainly biased but I thought last night’s B2B Marketing Awards was an absolutely fantastic night. And to be fair, the tweets emails and general social media buzz seems to be backing this up. It was our biggest awards yet with 700 people, which puts us up there in the big league of marketing events.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
    [Wikipedia] The Ascent of the Social Buyer
    Image via Wikipedia. While we've seen the rise of the social consumer in the past two years reshape the concept of social currency, we are witnessing the ascent of the social buyer embracing social commerce.    We are seeing the birth of a new era in B2B commerce that is more social, more connected, and more humanized.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [Wikipedia] How does Vodafone prove digital media’s effectiveness?
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Vodafone’s objective was to design and take advantage of new technologies and trends to develop a new approach to accurately measure media effectiveness. They also wanted to maintain a dialogue with existing and past clients and to start a conversation with potential new ones. 350B in spending power.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Buyer Experience Innovation: Why B2B CEO’s Must Make It Their Top Priority
    Image via Wikipedia. The pressure to achieve top line revenue growth and profitable growth strategies remain as the key challenges B2B CEO’s face today.    Compounding these challenges is the rapid transformation underway in the buyer-seller relationship brought on by the advent of digital marketing and social media technology. 
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Why Google's Hummingbird Algorithm Is Perfect for Inbound Marketers
    Image credit: Wikipedia. This post originally appeared on Inbound Ecommerce , the brand new ecommerce section of the HubSpot Inbound Marketing blog. You may have heard the news by now: Google has rolled out a new algorithm for all search results. What is Hummingbird? Will my search results suffer as a result of Hummingbird? Be helpful.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Are you policing your domain from spammers?
    Image via Wikipedia. Do you know whether your Web site has been attacked by search spammers? Is it possible that you have been infiltrated by someone out fr their own gain at your expense? How would you know it is happening and what would you do about it? If you understand all about Web server security and how to protect your Web site.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
    [Wikipedia] Get Over Social Media Writer’s Block
    Image via Wikipedia. We’ve all had it. Writer’s block. You need to write something and there’s nothing there. No idea. Nothing seems like the right approach. Why does it happen? Who told you that? It never needs to be perfect. Besides, it’s not like your words will be etched in stone. So don’t worry.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
    [Wikipedia] Digital Transformation: the need for buzzwords
    As usual, Wikipedia does have a somewhat decent definition for it: Digital transformation refers to the changes associated with the application of digital technology in all aspects of human society. This is the first of blog post series covering the much discussed topic of Digital Transformation. digital literacy ? digital transformation.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Wikipedia] Where Google Moved Your Digital Cheese
    ’ They live in a maze, a representation of one’s environment, and look for cheese, representative of happiness and success. Initially without cheese, each group, the mice and humans, paired off and traveled the lengthy corridors searching for cheese. One day both groups happen upon a cheese-filled corridor at ‘Cheese Station C.’
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Wikipedia] What's the most important mobile marketing tactic?
    Image via Wikipedia. Every time I speak at an event, I try to understand what this particular audience needs, because not every audience has the same level of understanding or even the same digital marketing problems. Local marketing Business and Economy Google Marketing Mobile advertising Mobile marketing
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Search keywords are market segments
    Image via Wikipedia. Perhaps you are new to digital marketing, or maybe you find yourself in a position where you need to explain digital marketing to others. If you think this is interesting, then check out my latest post on Search Engine Guide, " Search keywords are market segments.".
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Local Search isn't always so local
    Image via Wikipedia. You're probably hearing a lot about local search. Small businesses are wondering about how much they need to do, but many big businesses haven't realized how important it is for them. And those small businesses certainly are not ready for the competition from big businesses that is on the horizon.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Will the visual design of your pages help your SEO?
    Image via Wikipedia. If you have worked on SEO over the years, you know that a lot of different factors lead to your organic search success, but the visual appearance of your pages hasn't been one of them.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Content Aggregation and Curation Debated
    Image via Wikipedia. If you've wondered what these big words really mean to your content strategy, you'll be interested in this series of four ten-minute podcasts that I recently recorded where I interview content experts on that subject. Check out the first in the podcast series, on Content Creation vs. Content Aggregation.
  • B2B MARKETING TRACTION  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Wikipedia] B2B Marketers – It’s Time to Face Your Fear of Facebook
    Wikipedia says they have 600 million. Tweet. 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. But, now I believe the company has re-established some amount of trust with users. million. million. Maybe.
  • MEASURABLE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Trophies Driving Blog & Social Media Engagement
    Cheezburger Network is one recent addition to a long list of social media outlets introducing trophies - Wikipedia, StackOverflow and Foursquare all have well established programs. The collectables (in the form of graphical badges that are displayed on the user's profile) can be earned, traded with other users, gifted and purchased.
  • B2B MARKETING ONLINE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Business travel loses its lustre
    Image via Wikipedia If the last 18 months has taught us anything, it is that the world is a lot less of a certain and safe place than we thought it was. The removal of certainty has also been evident in the business world. Whilst the airlines have to rethink their business plans, companies are rethinking their meetings policies.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
    [Wikipedia] What is SEO? 10 Free SEO Videos for Beginners
    We’d like to help beginners to wrap their heads around the SEO concept and according to Wikipedia 60% of the general population are visual learners. What is SEO ? Data from Google’s Keyword Tool tells us that as of today, people search for this term 18,000 times per month. What Is Search Engine Optimization / SEO. Year : 2011. Minutes.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Wikipedia] Social business: enterprise knowledge goes retail
    (Photo credit: Wikipedia). The Internet, with the likes of Google and Wikipedia, had a similar impact on the concept of knowledge. Outside our workplace, we became accustomed to easy access to information. You can even learn how to improve your breaststroke swimming technique or how to cook a lobster by watching a few videos online.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Plan for the Social Buyer Before It’s Too Late
    Image via Wikipedia. To say things are changing is an understatement.    Morgan Stanley (2010) recently reported in a study that there are now more social network users than email users.    You might be surprise that most often, outbound calls are going directly into voice mail.  What is happening? 
  • CHRIS KOCH  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Wikipedia] Why Tut would have been buried with his iPhone
    Image via Wikipedia. Sure, sure, I know it’s Apple and Apple is to the ’10s what Sony was to the ’80s. But there must be more to the fact that the iPhone/iTouch are the fastest growing technology launch in history (and the iPad so far is on pace to outdo them both). They bring out our primitive attractions to the bright and shiny.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Are you a marketing tactician or strategist?
    Image via Wikipedia. Now, in a sense, that's a dumb question, because we all need to be both at times, but I was put in the frame of mind to ask it because of a recent encounter with a prospective client. At that moment, I had a decision to make. It's the moment where a consultant can lose a client—or break through the normal blather.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
    [Wikipedia] How to pitch a blogger
    Image via Wikipedia. So last week, I told you how NOT to pitch a blogger in your PR outreach, so it raises the pregnant question of what exactly should you do? We at Abraham Harrison have been doing it successfully for almost five years now, so we think we know a thing or two about it. Just how do you pitch a blogger? Who is spitting mad?
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013
    [Wikipedia] 5 Ways to Get the Most From Google+ Communities
    Photo credit: Wikipedia. Many of you have wondered whether Google+ makes sense for your marketing, but some of you have taken the plunge, whether it is because you believe that Google+ users are a valuable part of your audience, or because you think that its effect on search rankings is a game-changer. image credit: global web index.
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Wikipedia] “Relationship Marketing” Is More Than Just a Buzzword from 2008… It’s a Necessity!
    Resources: Wikipedia:  [link]. Wendy Boyce. What exactly is relationship marketing ?  Is it just another buzzword to add to our list of ever growing terms for how we justify new marketing efforts, marketing budget transition, and shift in strategy?  Back in the day, there was a small Ford dealership called Ev Lewis Ford in Honeoye Falls, NY. 
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Sales Enablement: Focus On Customers To Lower The Cost Of Sales
    According to wikipedia , Sales Enablement is: The process of arming an organization’s sales force with access to the insight, experts, and information that will ultimately increase revenue. B2B Marketing teams are often asked to help drive revenue while at the same time lowering the cost of sales. Customer Focus. Common Process. Content.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013
    [Wikipedia] 30 Great Tweets from MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum #mpb2b
    To win with content marketing: "Be the Wikipedia for your industry & the best teacher" @thesaleslion #mpb2b. It was great to have the show so close to home but difficult because the temptation to tackle everyday work responsibilities was so close. — Keely Saye (@KeelySaye) October 10, 2013. On B2B Content Marketing. mpb2b.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2010
    [Wikipedia] The 10 Rules for Creating a Buyer Persona: Rule 10 and Final Recap
    Image via Wikipedia. Some of the great orators of our time had the gifted ability to communicate as well as rally an entire nation.    One of the most gifted was Winston Churchill.    Those speeches were born out of Winston Churchill’s many years of political service and his intimate knowledge of the British people. 
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012
    [Wikipedia] 13 Experts Chime In on Klout’s New Algorithm to Determine Social Influence
    Today, Klout scores are impacted only by activity on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Google+, Klout, and Wikipedia. And, they pretend that they will introduce new metrics of real-life influence by adding signals from Wikipedia and LinkedIn, as by scoring the +K received by users. Social influence matters to businesses. Nobody.
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011
    [Wikipedia] Content Marketing and Sales Enablement Must Get Married
    Image via Wikipedia. The raging waters of the sales and marketing alignment debate continues to make its’ way through the halls of corporate America.    This is despite recent entrance of social technology enabled systems and processes all professing to be the cure that remedies this debate.     What’s going on? 
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
    [Wikipedia] If Your Website Burst into Flames, What Would You Keep?
    Wikipedia defines the phenomenon: The term “analysis paralysis&# or “paralysis of analysis&# refers to over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation, so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. And it ends up being very cluttered. It’s the web, after all. It’s virtually limitless.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Wikipedia] When Good Behavioral Retargeting Goes Bad
    Image via Wikipedia. Most of you probably are familiar with behavioral retargeting , a technique where marketers follow up with shoppers who haven't completed purchases. It's become a staple of e-Commerce, where it rescues lost sales that would otherwise never be completed. What's not to like?
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