The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Discover, review and curate content from blogs, news sites, Google Plus, Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, Wikipedia, or any RSS feed. Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. 1) Storify.
The 24 Best Visual Content Creation Tools
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Per Wikipedia, “Sightsmap is a sightseeing popularity heatmap overlaid on Google Maps, based on crowdsourcing: the number of Panoramio photos taken at each place in the world.” More than 90% of B2B marketers already use content marketing in some form, and spending on content marketing is projected to double by 2019. Visual and video content will become increasing important.”
The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM
JULY 19, 2016
Type in any keyword or phrase and see the top related search terms on Google, Wikipedia, Answers.com, YouTube, Bing, Yahoo!, Despite some misleading chatter to the contrary, SEO is not dead , and keywords still matter. What is true is that search engines have improved their semantic capabilities, meaning they look for the meaning in each block of text rather than just specific phrases.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
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?
How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape
MARCH 30, 2012
Other social activity and presence (Flickr, SlideShare, Wikipedia, etc.). With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. But “use” and “success” are two different things. What your competitors are doing in social media.
Book Review: Optimize
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
” It’s not unusual for university websites, government agency sites, and reference sites like Wikipedia to “compete” with a company in search. • Monitor search results to spot new opportunities. The old days when SEO meant writing key-stuffed copy and then begging for or buying as many links as possible, from any willing website, are long gone. What motivates them?
An Open Letter to Jimmy Wales
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
Got your fundraising appeal for Wikipedia. Let me start by saying I’m a huge fan of Wikipedia; it is a truly amazing tool and a tremendous accomplishment. The Wikipedia cabal. Not merely to edit content, or post a comment, but outright delete it (I learned from my first experience at Wikipedia editing never to make any change with keeping a local backup of the text and code). I understand you don’t want Wikipedia to devolve into a collection of marketing brochures. Hi Jimmy. It’s a phenomenally time-saving research tool. Call off the dogs.
Don’t They Know Who You Are? Why Reputation Management is Crucial
FEBRUARY 14, 2010
Consider writing a Wikipedia page about yourself. Keep in mind, however, that you have to be considered a public figure (or at least be able to make the argument that you should be) or the Wikipedia cabal will reject the article and take it down. The emergence of social media changed all that of course, so now that person can vent online to, essentially, the entire world. Digg this!
The Insidious Nofollow Tag: An SEO Rant
FEBRUARY 14, 2010
According to Wikipedia (among the worst nofollow offenders ), “The nofollow HTML attribute was originally designed to stop comment spam on blogs. Tags: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Akismet Blogger David Leonhardt dofollow Google insidious nofollow tag link juice link spam NetLingo SEO rant The Minority Report web marketing Wikipedia WordPress I’m not alone on this.
Book Review: Social Media Marketing
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
Wikis (Wikipedia, hundreds of specific topic-focused wikis). With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Don’t automatically assume they use the most popular social networks. Instead, they want to connect. Social Events (e.g.,
Book Review: Social Media Marketing – An Hour a Day
JULY 28, 2010
For one, Evans cites the notoriously anti-business Wikipedia as “an example of why social media is useful to you as a marketer. Despite its airy title, Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day by Dave Evans is anything but a lightweight treatment of this topic. Yes, this really is rocket science. Later, he founded his own marketing technology consultancy. One million websites.
Best of 2008: Amusing, Creative and Just Plain Odd
JANUARY 4, 2010
The prolific Matt McGee offers his annual list of signs you may be spending too much time in the SEO world, such as “While telling your son about your favorite childhood books, you wax poetic about the ‘Wikipedia Brown’ series. Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang running an ad agency. How Internet marketing is like a ruptured disc. Bizarre yet real images on the web. Ads that never should have seen the light of an LCD screen. What do all of these things have in common? So put on your headphones, make sure the boss isn’t nearby, and check these out. True geek humor.
Wikipedia Management for Dummies
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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.
What Wikipedia Doesn’t Tell You About SEO Techniques
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Have you ever found yourself sucked into a Wikipedia rabbit hole, going from one topic to another? With its plethora of useful (and useless) information, Wikipedia has become a prime source to learn about new topics. Take the search engine optimization Wikipedia page for example. So What Does Wikipedia Say About SEO? What Wikipedia says about indexing: What’s missing?
Personal knowledge management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hidden categories: Wikipedia articles containing buzzwords | Articles lacking sources from January 2007 | All articles lacking sources. About Wikipedia. Contact Wikipedia. Donate to Wikipedia. About Wikipedia. Personal knowledge management. Jump to: navigation , search. This article or section appears to contain a large number of buzzwords. Because: Article seems to speak in very vague, glittering generalities , and to contain quite a few business vogue-words. January 2007). Contents. 3 PKM Skills. Reflection.
Cognitive apprenticeship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 23, 2008
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. About Wikipedia. Contact Wikipedia. Donate to Wikipedia. About Wikipedia. Cognitive apprenticeship. Jump to: navigation , search Cognitive apprenticeship is a theory of the process where a master of a skill teaches that skill to an apprentice. Constructivist approaches to human learning have led to the development of a theory of cognitive apprenticeship . To combat these tendencies, cognitive apprenticeships â??â?¦are Collins, Brown, & Newman, 1987, p. Finally, in the autonomous stage, the learnerâ??s fadesâ??
Wikipedia Is No Authority–By Design
NOVEMBER 13, 2011
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.
10 Years in the Making: Eloqua’s Grande Guide to Wikipedia
It's All About Revenue
MAY 3, 2011
The Grande Guide to Wikipedia. I confess: Despite the fact that the site celebrated its 10-year anniversary this year, I still know next to nothing about what happens “behind the curtain at Wikipedia. I know less about Wikipedia than I do the opera, jai alai or magic tricks. So I asked my friends and colleagues what they knew about Wikipedia. Share email.
A Wikipedia Expert's Thoughts on the NYPD Editing Controversy
MARCH 23, 2015
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. A Closer Look at NYPD''s Edits.
Wikipedia and the wiki utopia, revisited
JANUARY 16, 2012
Back in 2006, when the hype around the then-called Web 2.0 “thing” was reaching its peak of inflated expectations , much was said about an article published by Nature the year before, which boldly stated: “Jimmy Wales’ Wikipedia comes close to Britannica in terms of the accuracy of its science entries, a Nature investigation finds. wiki Wikipedia
Navigating Wikipedia as a Communications Manager – A discussion with Phil Gomes of Edelman Digital
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OCTOBER 25, 2012
I had the pleasure of chatting with Phil Gomes, SVP of Digital Integration for Edelman, about how to best navigate Wikipedia on behalf of your organization. Some of the questions we were trying to tackle were: What’s the current relationship between PR and Wikipedia, and where might it be going? 4:45 – Identification of the problems in PR and on Wikipedia.
20 Experts, 1 Awesome Resource: The Social Media ProBook
It's All About Revenue
JUNE 29, 2011
by Joe Chernov | Tweet this You may have noticed that over the past month or so, several influential social media professionals changed their profile pictures to funky avatars of themselves. Edelman’s David Armano went so far as to name his digital persona Vector David (I didn’t have the heart to point out his digital doppelganger’s unfortunate initials). That project goes live now. Right now.
Thought Leadership Merchandising: Rising Above the Noise
JULY 1, 2013
Researching the term “Thought Leadership” yields everything from a sterile Wikipedia definition, to blog posts featuring marketing insights similar to this online gem: “It doesn’t matter if you’re an entrepreneur, an employee, or a student – your ability to become a thought leader will catapult your success. Thought Leadership Programs Must be Accountable for Business Outcomes.
Social business, the forest and the garden: Your intranet is not the Internet
FEBRUARY 8, 2013
Photo credit: Wikipedia. Altavista, Geocities, AOL, Google, Amazon, WordPress, eBay, Hotmail, Wikipedia, MySpace, Flickr, Delicious, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Pinterest all had their days of glory. In the meantime, this is what happened to Wikipedia: Wikipedia Growth – Source. Internet Marketing Google Intranet WikipediaWhy does that happen?
Top 5 Social Business Myths
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
Photo credit: Wikipedia. Wikipedia stats for their English language site indicate that they have 22 editors for every million users (0.0022%). Being the 6th most popular website in the world, Wikipedia is hardly a failure, but still is several orders of magnitude worse than the 1% rule. Social Media Marketing Social Sharing Facebook Social business social media twitter WikipediaHere is my top 5 list: 1. Your organization MUST “do social” to be successful in business. Well, not really, or at least, not always. Information wants to be free.
Crowdsourcing: Wikipedia vs. The Economist
SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
Is journalism threatened by Wikipedia? The author illustrated the success of crowdsourcing with examples drawn from Wikipedia, the Library of Congress (using Flikr) and Google. In addition, a volunteer model such as Wikipedia would be disrupted should Wikipedia evolve to a for-profit business. Next I turned to Wikipedia for their perspective on crowdsourcing. I was interested to see that many of the same success stories and pros and cons on crowdsourcing were shared by the Economist and Wikipedia.
5 Boards to Create for Your Business on Pinterest
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Pinterest Board Bulletin board Business Facebook Products Social Media Marketing Wikipedia There is no doubt that businesses, especially ones that sell their products or services online, should be exploring Pinterest as a major weapon in their marketing arsenal. As with any online marketing tool, you should be using Pinterest strategically, with an eye on achieving your business goals.
The History of #SXSW [Infographic]
It's All About Revenue
MARCH 2, 2011
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. There are two basic ways to grow a business. Gobble up as much as much of the current pie as you can. Bake a bigger pie. And we are creating lots of content. Following are just a few. premiere.
Can “Social Media” and “Confidentiality” Co-exist in the Workplace?
MARCH 5, 2014
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.
Take back your online reputation with a little help from your friends
AUGUST 21, 2012
Wikipedia was created by a bunch of casual experts who collaborated in creating a comprehensive, living, and growing resource of all there is. If the editors and experts at Wikipedia were to take an interest in your, how much of your true narrative, story, song, would they have access to? And Wikipedia is only a small part of Google’s index. Good questions. For me!
The 10 Best B2B Videos
It's All About Revenue
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
These three videos, along with the brand new State of Wikipedia , are all part of the same “family” of JESS3-created digital shorts. Content Marketing animation B2B b2b marketing Beagle Research Eloqua future of revenue JESS3 Microsoft NetSuite Revenue Performance Management RightNow salesforce.com SAS Institute SFDC Short Tale Awards State of Cloud Computing State of the Internet State of Wikipedia video viral video Zuoraby Joe Chernov | Tweet this. The best kind of praise comes when you aren’t expecting it, much less looking for it. And we are thrilled to have earned that honor.
Running the Fly Route – My 2016 Fractional CMO Highlight Reel
JANUARY 9, 2017
For those of you who don’t spend much of your fall and winter Sundays listening to Troy Aikman and Joe Buck, I’ll let Wikipedia describe this risky play: Fractional CMO2016 was the fastest year ever, and I intentionally planned it that way. In football terms, I called one play exactly a year ago – the Fly Route.
Tips & Trends for B2B Social Media Marketing Success
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
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. It turns out that, not only are the customers on social networks, they’re using them for purchase decisions. Lee Odden has some great tips and trends for B2B in this presentation.
Social Networking Sites and SEO: What Wikipedia Won't Tell You
FEBRUARY 22, 2008
Within an astonishingly short time, Wikipedia has become one of the most-visited sites on the Internet. For example, Wikipedia's list of social networking websites now contains 111 entries; an impressive list, but certainly not all-inclusive. While no one wants to see Wikipedia degenerate into a collection of marketing brochures, the site's prohibition on commercial speech seems to be unclear and unevenly enforced. on The Link Spiel that Wikipedia's page on link-building methods contains "terminology used to describe outdated , incomplete and irrelevant link methods."
Why Bother with Leading Scoring?
MAY 7, 2013
According to Wikipedia, the definition of lead scoring is, “A methodology used to rank prospects against a scale that represents the perceived value. Blog B2B Marketing demand process Lead scoring marketing automation
What is Social Media Marketing?
DECEMBER 2, 2014
Social Media Marketing — according to Wikipedia , “social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites.” Content Marketing — according to Wikipedia , “ Content marketing is any marketing that involves the creation and sharing of media and publishing content in order to acquire and retain customers.
Real Substance or Merely Content
Sales Intelligence View
JUNE 14, 2012
Prospecting Acropolis Advert Aristotle Buzz Phrase Cosmo Driven Search Engines Early Greek Philosophers Key Words Keyword marketing Objective Ranked Web Sales Pitch Search Engine Search Page Searcher Subs Web Page Web Pages Wikipediaanything to do with marketing of your product to the customer. Here, we will argue the difference between simply content or wholly substance.