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Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

Each and every one of communities on USENET is amazingly vertical, but they could all back up and back out to the larger USENET community – to the equivalent of the “welcome new students” meetings and gatherings colleges offer to entering Freshmen.

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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are social platforms to consider: Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Slideshare YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Although Facebook and LinkedIn may be core to your long-term inbound marketing program, you cannot emulate organic social media sharing with paid programs on these sites nearly as well. In contrast, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Digg indicate a listing is sponsored, but otherwise include it in the interface like other content.

B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you can combine the element of Trust across a wide range of fans, followers and advocates then you have a community. The word community is often overused now that Social Media has come along. Digg this!

3 Ways to Influence the Quora Community

Modern Marketing

But the Quora community will embrace both consultants and vendors, provided the person has value to add. Short posts add little value (they tend to applaud more established community members), whereas long posts run counter to the short-attention-span theater that is social media.

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

Vertical Response

Andy Crestodina, principal and strategic director of Orbit Media Studios, a community of professionals and media specialists, agrees: “[RSS] is becoming irrelevant as a way to connect with your audience.

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A podcast on blog community philosophy

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I didn’t know where the conversation would lead but I spent nearly the whole time talking about YOU, meaning the {grow} community. Building true community. Digg this!

B2B Marketing needs to Curate a Vibrant Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Related posts: B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI Trust is not a new thing when it comes to. If you ask the members of my leadership team – they will tell you I keep talking about how I think we have B2B Marketing backward. Let me explain ….

4 Keys To Content Marketing Completion

Modern Marketing

Content ultimately serves as the backbone for several functions, such as demand generation , building lasting relationships with customers, closing deals, community management…the list goes on and on. Content Marketing Ann Handley CC Chapman Chris Heggem community management content distribution Content Rules content strategy customer marketing Demand Generation digital natives Facebook google infographics LinkedIn Mona Lisa Social Media social media marketing Twitter

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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.

Introducing Users to the Concept of Meeting Workspaces in MOSS 2007 | NetworkWorld.com Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Friday, June 27, 2008. Research Centers. Security. Anti-Virus / Spyware / Spam. Compliance & Regulation. Firewalls / VPN / Intrusion. Services. Cisco Security Watch. Microsoft Security Watch. LANs & WANs. Broadband Services. Ethernet Switches. Metro Ethernet. Routers. WAN Optimization.

3 Top Topics from Topliners

Modern Marketing

Check out Topliners , the new, Eloqua-sponsored community open to anyone who’s interested in increasing their top-line revenue. Imagine It: Thinking About Marketing Operations Structure – This topic, proposed by Eloqua’s Jocelyn Brown, is currently the most viewed, most commented discussion in the community. by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. Need inspiration or advice?

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.

Why Eloqua is Working with Habitat for Humanity

Modern Marketing

To the community, I mean… Most of us would say yes. Companies like Microsoft, and Salesforce.com have long been active in “community service&# or charity work, but now companies like Eloqua are building our Community Service Committee to enable employees, partners and those associated with the company to give back as well. What it takes : To develop a Community Service Committee takes vision, heart and an understanding that people generally want to help others.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Best Engaging Communities.

Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

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. Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. Look at companies like General Electric who do an amazing job with their blog and yet have almost no “community&# or comments at all. Digg this!

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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Key discoveries included that there were very few online communities for their industry and that the mention of their brand was rare. > Established online industry community by creating a group on LinkedIn. Community. Digg this!

Hiring the Perfect Person to Run Your Social Media

Act-On

Duties may include cultivating new communities and managing branded online communities on the company’s behalf using Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube and other social media. Online Community Manager. Planning to increase your social media budget this year?

Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners

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For now, Seesmic users have been folded into the Hootsuite community. Enables users to populate multiple Twitter and Facebook feeds and Facebook pages, as well as Flickr stream, Google Reader, Digg and RSS subscriptions. By Kerry Gorgone, Contributing {grow} Columnist.

Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social

Biznology

Google wants to know that you, the site owners and employees, and your community, your prospects, current, and past customers, are engaged in the success of the store. Search will never be the same as it was as recently as a few years ago.

8 Steps To A More Effective B2B Content Marketing Program

KoMarketing Associates

A recent comparable study from IDG Enterprise and the B2B Technology Marketing Community on LinkedIn showed similar results. RSS Readers such as Feedly , Digg Reader , or Hootsuite’s RSS Syndicator. There is no escaping it.

What Google+ Needs to Offer Businesses

Modern Marketing

Google Plus is going to have to enable brands to be really good community managers,” he adds. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this There’s no doubt Google made a huge splash when it unveiled Google+. With a reported 25 million users, it’s fastest growing social media network of all time.

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Eloqua’s Grande Guide to the Social CMO

Modern Marketing

Business participation was extremely high in company blogs, brand communities and Facebook. Blogs, communities and Facebook are hubs for any social media wheel. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this.

Will Content Marketing Destroy Social Media?

B2B Marketing Insider

The quality measures extend beyond pure readership to engagement metrics such as the tens of thousands of shares via social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Digg, etc.).

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Community Help Forums. Community Guidelines. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Worldwide. English. Close. Set Your Country Content Preference. Close. Set Your Language Preference. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Education Today and Tomorrow. Rate: 182 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 171,510. Share. Favorite. Playlists. MySpace. Facebook. more share options. fewer share options. This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading.

The Future of Social Media

Webbiquity

One can find and communicate with communities of like-minded individuals anywhere on earth in seconds. Digg this! We live in amazing times. Social media is transforming communications in ways unimaginable just a couple of decades ago.

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. Digg this! Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

Google+ Answers On Twitter – The new Twitter stream for Google+ Answers community. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Unless you’ve avoided the Internet over the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about Google’s big play into the social web.

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YouTube - Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Diigo ~ more than a research tool - a knowledge sharing community. community. Community Guidelines. Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0. Rate: 47 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 31,977. watch in standard quality. watch in high quality. Share. Favorite. Playlists. MySpace. Facebook. more share options ).

Analog Bridges Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Digg = Cocktail Party (What’s the latest topic, hottest new trends). World Tagged: Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Alerts, Joint Marketing, social media, social network, Twitter. World Delicious Digg Facebook Google Alerts Joint Marketing social media social network Twitter

Analog Bridges to Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Digg = Cocktail Party (What’s the latest topic, hottest new trends). World Tagged: Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Alerts, Joint Marketing, social media, social network, Twitter. World Delicious Digg Facebook Google Alerts Joint Marketing social media social network Twitter

3 Top Topics from Topliners

Modern Marketing

Social Media A/B testing Canada Canada SPAM law community COPL email deliverability online community revenue Sonic Foundry SPAM spam law toplinersby Heather Foeh | Tweet this. Last week was the first post in this series that brings you the hottest discussion and articles from the Topliners , a gathering place for people who want to increase their top-line revenue. This week we ran the gamut from a brain test to a spam law – there’s never a dull moment at Topliners!

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How to Choose a Social Media Listening Platform for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

On the other hand, if you seek alternatives to traditional market research, then you need a vendor that specializes in sentiment capture and community analysis. Digg this! In the last post we covered how to create a Social Media Lead Flow.

YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Loved the myface metaphor, driving home your themes of human community. Community Guidelines. Community Help Forums. Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Informal Learning in 10 minutes. Rate: 23 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 14,848. Share. Favorite. Playlists. MySpace. Facebook. more share options ). fewer share options ). This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

delicious b2bmarketing

The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. The team focused on creating communities for NYC professionals, which resulted in a @RegusNYC Twitter feed and a Facebook Page. But to kick things up a notch, it built a community for supply chain management specialists to congregate.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

delicious b2bmarketing

The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. The team focused on creating communities for NYC professionals, which resulted in a @RegusNYC Twitter feed and a Facebook Page. But to kick things up a notch, it built a community for supply chain management specialists to congregate.

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The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks

Writing on the Web

It’s a great way to learn about the sociology of how people are using computers to connect with a global community. Digg this! Having fun while learning has become my idea of a really good time. Forget drugs, booze and rock and roll.

How to recover from the ravages of Google Penguin and Panda

Biznology

You’ll probably want to hire someone — a community manager or an outside social media consultant — either for a short-term bootcamp to get your started or someone you can just work with over the long term, be it internally or outsourced.

Bringing down the Twitter snobs

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And after connecting with another member of the {grow} community, Arminda Lindsay , he was inspired to develop, sponsor and promote a Breast Cancer Awareness charity event in his hometown. Digg this! It seems that Mitch Joel and I are becoming the Social Media Odd Couple. I like Mitch.

Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

My Bookmarks Digg Del.icio.us See All Responses What do you want to ask the Fast Company community? ); document.write( ); FastCompany.com | Where ideas and people meet. Feedback. Find People. Find Groups. Find Blogs. Search. Fast Company. Google. SUBSCRIBE. CURRENT ISSUE. ISSUE ARCHIVES. Innovation. Technology. Leadership. Management. Careers. Design. Social Responsibility. Work/Life. Connect with Fast Company. People. Ideas. Business Networking. Membership is free.

The Spirituality of Social Media

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Little social strings between me and others, pushing, pulling, inspiring me to do better, to think bigger about my social media community and the world. The communion of community. We were a community of strangers united in grief. Digg this!