Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

They will carry the brand awareness, even if their lives become too busy to participate any more. Social Media Marketing College football Digg Google Harvard Harvard University High school Social network service thomas pynchon USENET Yale College

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What Google+ Needs to Offer Businesses

Modern Marketing

But the open question is whether the ripples from that initial splash will impact businesses’ social media marketing strategy. From the beginning, Google+ has promised to deliver business pages for brands, and even demanded companies remove pages set up as profiles.

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Trending Sources

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Facebook Social Media Marketing Twitter Digg Facebook changes facebook killer Facebook privacy Google Gears google killer Google Knol LinkedIn MySpace Panda Penguin Picnik twitter killer user experience

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

Vertical Response

Should businesses follow Google’s lead and turn to other methods to push out content? RSS may be mature by internet standards, but experts disagree on whether or not it’s worth keeping and few businesses want to be first to tell their audience, “No.”

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Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value. Rather than trying to force the proverbial square peg into a round hole by using social media in ways it’s not effective, take a broader view of the business benefits it offers.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Digg, Facebook, LinkedIn), even create an e-commerce store.

When Business Blogging Works Too Well…

Writing on the Web

Blogging for your business works like this: You blog about the problems you solve for your clients. But then your business grows, you get busy, and what happens to the blog? It’s all good, really, except for a few problems… I am quite simply more excited about creating content that markets for other professionals than I am for myself and my own business. I guess the problem is this: blogging for your business is the best darn way to market on the planet.

Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own

Writing on the Web

And not because this article will tell you anything you don’t already know – rather, it will remind you of business principles that you already apply in your everyday professional work but which you forgot once you started marketing online. Digg this! (Guest post by Adam Kosloff ).

Business Blog Writing: Come on, light my fire!

Writing on the Web

When it comes to writing content for a business blog , most professionals start from their point of view. While this business understands that its customers want security and low prices when ordering services online, they fail to ignite passion or spark action in readers. Digg this!

Blogging Is Good Business – 8 Tips To Get It Right

Marketing Insider Group

There were 3 data points on blogging that I thought were worthy of an entire post: 57% of businesses have acquired a customer through their blog. So we can safely say that businesses who blog will see results from their efforts.

14 Sanity Saving Apps For Business Travelers

Modern Marketing

I asked three of the busiest business travelers I know to share what apps keep them tethered to sanity when spending so much time up in the air. Take a deep breath, grab a day old bagel and enjoy these 14 apps for the weary business traveler. Business travel.

Inside The Busy Mind Of A Marketer

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this What goes on inside the head of today’s marketer? In a word, lots. With brand awareness, nurturing of leads , managing events and even social media duties falling squarely on marketing’s shoulders, it’s no shock that marketers have much on their minds.

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How to Approach Business Social Media Strategically

Webbiquity

That simplicity, however, can make social media dangerous for business. The Four Essential Phases of Social Media Adoption is an attempt to provide a strategic framework for using social media for business. And it will for many businesses. Digg this!

Five Benefits of Blogging for Business

Webbiquity

Blogging provides business executives and marketers with opportunities beyond and distinct from a typical company website. Here are five key benefits of blogging for businesses. Digg this!

3 Ways Data’s Popularity Is Changing Business

Modern Marketing

And businesses are trying to cash in on it. Here are three emerging trends that are changing the game for business. When you create content you have to be very conscious that there is a business consequence to that content, and you have to measure that content. Businesses like Klout and PeerIndex measure how influential you are among a cadre of Twitter users, while Mention Map provides a visualization of your sphere of influence. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this.

Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity

As online strategy increasingly is business strategy , web presence optimization (dominating the search results for your name and unique tagline) is now more important than ever. How does business reputation management differ from personal reputation management?

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

Digg this! About Blogs Content Marketing Managing Your Ezine & Blog Tasks Social Media Stuff Attracting Clients blog marketing blog traffic business blogging content marketing with blogs social media marketing Web trafficAre your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook?

Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity

As online strategy increasingly is business strategy , web presence optimization (dominating the search results for your name and unique tagline) is now more important than ever. How does business reputation management differ from personal reputation management?

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity

For those who still aren’t convinced of the value of business blogging (as well as those who need to convince others), the “why blog” posts below provide compelling evidence. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year.

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

Webbiquity

Berrie Pelser (again) lists more than three dozen top security and SEO plugins for WordPress along with brief descriptions of each, including Digg Digg [[link] (“Add a floating bar with share buttons to your blog.

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How to Hire The Perfect Person To Run Your Social Media

Marketing Action

The time to hire for social media is when you’re missing out on potential business. You have to define how your business sees social media. What kind of business results do you need to see to justify that 10-hour a week intern?

Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader

Writing on the Web

I share these key points with anyone who struggles with writing online for their business and needs ideas for what to write. Digg this! Blog Content: Are you personal… or all business? Business Blog Writing and Content Marketing: Come on, light my fire!

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity

Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t. Increased search engine visibility, targeted traffic and enhanced brand image are just a few of the benefits of business blogging. Digg this!

[Infographic] Inside The Busy Mind Of A Marketer

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this What goes on inside the head of today’s marketer? In a word, lots. With brand awareness, nurturing of leads , managing events and even social media duties falling squarely on marketing’s shoulders, it’s no shock that marketers have much on their minds.

Social Marketing to the Business Customer: A One-in-143,871 Book

Modern Marketing

Remember journalism’s five W’s : Who, what, when, where, why? “ Social Marketing to the Business Customer ” by Paul Gillin & Eric Schwartzman (John Wiley & Sons) just might be the digital parallel. I searched the first hundred titles, and not one – other than the subject of this review – mentioned business-to-business, b-to-b, or B2B. You can find and follow the people mentioned in “Social Marketing for the Business Customer&# here.

17 Realistic Ways to Get More Website Traffic

Act-On

LinkedIn, Medium, and Business 2 Community all get enormous amounts of traffic. 6) Submit your content to StumbleUpon , Reddit , Digg , Technorati and elsewhere. Traffic is to digital marketing like gasoline is to an engine. It’s what makes it go.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. Digg this!

33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010

Webbiquity

3 must-have marketing tools for small businesses by iMedia Connection. Bob Apollo suggests a three-phase plan to re-architect the sales and marketing process to better reflect today’s business buying process. 10 Marketing Blunders Many Small Businesses Still Make!

Content Marketing: Connect the Dots and Drive Results

Writing on the Web

You have to find what works for you in your business, with your target audience. But if you’re a busy professional, unless you have staff, you don’t have time for everything. Digg this!

11 of the Best Slack Apps & Integrations to Try

Hubspot

So if you want to know whether anyone on your team knows someone in Google's San Francisco office, or whether anyone on your team went to business school in Europe -- then you can at least start your search right in Slack. Discover great web content curated by Digg. digg nytimes.com”).

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LinkedIn is the New B2B Media Powerhouse

Digital B2B Marketing

The company is profitable, growing, and for the moment, on top of business social media networking. Accurate professional profiles, maintained by each of us, group membership, even a business social graph (check out InMaps ). Business Leisure Time. Sharing content, confirming or inviting connections, or posting questions is a business and professional activity, done in a free moment. Share this Post: LinkedIn Share Email Share Digg Reddit Print The freshest in culture.

Build some social media marketing backbone you big wuss

Biznology

Revenue is the bottom line for everything in business, no matter how well-disguised in the form of sweetness and light — especially when it comes to selling, marketing, and building thought leadership.

6 Writing Tips for SEO Friendly Content Marketing

Writing on the Web

In the past twelve months, they have translated over sixty million words for businesses in every industry sector. Digg this! Business Blog Writing and Content Marketing: Come on, light my fire! About Blogs Content Marketing On Writing Better Online Marketing Attracting Clients blog content blog marketing blog writing business blogging content marketing with blogs online content SEODo you know how to write SEO-friendly content your readers will love?

How Marketers are Using Social Media for Business: New Report

Webbiquity

Given the nature of the respondents, that figure is very likely higher than the overall business population, but there’s no doubt that social media is now being used in a sizable majority of organizations. While 65% of marketers have been involved with social media marketing for a few months, only 14% of businesses are outsourcing any aspect of their social media marketing. And small businesses with anywhere from 2-100 employees were most likely to see this benefit.

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20 Experts, 1 Awesome Resource: The Social Media ProBook

Modern Marketing

Together we were having a little fun teasing a project cooked up by Eloqua and JESS3 , and made possible by several of the best and brightest in social business.

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

Webbiquity

According to the Small Business Success Index, sponsored by Network Solutions (2010), one in five small businesses are now actively using social media. Digg - A really popular news/bookmarking site that can bring your articles massive exposure. Digg this!

10 Clever Website Error Messages From Creative Companies

Hubspot

Website up-time -- the amount of time a business' website is up and functioning -- is an important metrics for marketers and IT professionals to track. Digg is a social news website that gathers news from across the Internet and compiles it on one website for readers.

How NOT to Do Social Media - Three Disastrous Social Media C**k Ups

Tomorrow People

The recent sale of former social media darling Digg for $500,000 (it was valued at $175m four years ago) is a timely reminder that in the world of social media , nothing is forever. Unfortunately, not everyone is a fan of your business and trolls don’t just dwell under bridges, you know.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity

10 Free WordPress Themes for Small Businesses by American Express OPEN Forum. Digg this! WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well.

Blog Writing Tips for Business Clarity

Writing on the Web

Good business writing should be like a good butler: working smoothly in the service of the reader without calling attention to itself. This weekend I was reviewing some books on business writing, including Harvard Business Review’s Guide to Better Business Writing.