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Book Review: Blogger -- Beyond the Basics

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If you write a blog on Google’s Blogger platform—or have any plans to—you need to pick up a copy of Blogger: Beyond the Basics: Customize and promote your blog with original templates, analytics, advertising, and SEO (From Technologies to Solutions) by Lee Jordan.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 3

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While most of the sites on the list are hardly surprising (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), there are a few unexpected results, like Tagged at #6 and Yuku at #16. While most marketers have now embraced social media for monitoring and participating in brand conversations, questions still abound.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Cool Web Tools, Part 2

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PeoplePond PeoplePond is a secure social profile site that can be connected to your Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts. Looking for a more powerful way to share presentations online? Consolidate your online profiles and social networking presence?

Best of 2009 (So Far): Cool Web Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Mail), social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace), blogging platforms (WordPress, Blogger, TypePad), media sites (Flickr, YouTube) and more. Looking for a slick tool to easily build branded widgets?

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Best of 2008: Cool Web Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

WiseStamp lets you control the look of the email signature as well as adding RSS feeds and social networking links like LinkedIn and Facebook. Looking for some helpful tools to enhance your online reputation management?

Should Facebook be regulated?

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Should children be exposed to graphic violence on Facebook without your knowledge and consent? Facebook’s “terror policy” is pretty weak. So, for example, if a hostage is live-streaming a beheading, that’s deemed appropriate content for a Facebook live stream.

Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

First, my toolset: RSS Reader from Google. Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Search and install the following extensions: Gooce+ that lets you view your LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter feeds from Google+. RSS Share for Google Plus and Google Reader. Facebook and Twitter. From your Google Reader, at the bottom of your feeds, click Manage Subscriptions , then click Send To , then check Facebook, Twitter.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

First, my toolset: RSS Reader from Google. Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Search and install the following extensions: Gooce+ that lets you view your LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter feeds from Google+. RSS Share for Google Plus and Google Reader. Facebook and Twitter. From your Google Reader, at the bottom of your feeds, click Manage Subscriptions , then click Send To , then check Facebook, Twitter.

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The Blog Tree: New Growth. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic]

Modern Marketing

If you would like to see your blog depicted on a future Blog Tree infographic, simply “Like” Eloqua on Facebook and tag yourself in the image. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. Facebook.

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Navigating the shifting sands of Facebook marketing

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Have you figured out Facebook marketing? 1 billion people logged into Facebook on a single day last month. We discuss Facebook as a sociological driver of community and connection. Click here for the show’s RSS feed – for Android listeners.

Why Content Shock is coming to a Facebook ad near you

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If you read between the lines, Facebook just told us it’s going to become a lot more expensive to be in marketing soon. This was surprising to analysts, as evidenced by the fact that many of them then asked Facebook’s executives to elaborate on what this means.

How Facebook changes our behavior

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” What makes people think that Facebook is NOT the real world? We create our personality on Facebook. But Facebook is also creating our personality. Facebook changes our behavior. Recently, Facebook demonstrated how it can alter our moods by manipulating our content.

Understanding the moving target of Facebook reach

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In our latest Marketing Companion Podcas t, Tom Webster and I examine three ripped-from-the-headlines topics critical to digital marketing: A decline in Facebook reach? Click here for the show’s RSS feed – for Android listeners. Agora Pulse article on Facebook reach.

Facebook and Snapchat at war, and four other groovy media trends

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Facebook and Snapchat and content wars. Listen in for some TREMENDIFIED new insights on: Snapchat rejected Facebook’s takeover bid last year. Watch out for this ZUCKERFICATION of Facebook Messenger. Facebook and Snapchat … AT WAR? So much going on today!

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. So I asked Facebook expert Annalaura Brown to write this guest post. Facebook. Share this on Facebook.

If I were the King of Facebook …

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Complaining about Facebook has become one of the web’s favorite spectator sports. But if you were the king of Facebook, what would you do to fix it? We appointed ourselves the potentate and caliph of Facebook for a day and solved all of the company’s problems in 30 minutes.

How Teenagers Would Re-invent Facebook

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Below, they have offered their free content for you about ideas they have to re-make Facebook. And now here is how our teenagers would re-invent Facebook if they ruled the world. “Facebook would be much more useful if you could see your RSS feeds as Facebook posts.

SOCi allows me to load up on topical social content and then let go

Biznology

That wasn’t OK with me so I created a Facebook Page , a Twitter Profile , and a Google+ Page for the 9Round gym I attend at Penrose Square. Content Marketing Social Media Marketing brand advertising Brand Experience Facebook Google RSS social media twitter Website

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

Biznology

Using platforms like Pinterest , Google+, Facebook , Instagram, and other sites, are essential. Facebookers : Everyone in the entire world is on Facebook. Search will never be the same as it was as recently as a few years ago.

Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

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Ello, the warm and fuzzy Facebook alternative network turned nasty this week when co-founder Paul Budnitz launched an attack on its rival and its real-name policy. Tom Webster and I discuss: Is Facebook hurting fringe groups with its real-name policy? Is Facebook a right?

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook. 6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader).

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity

But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites. Blogbunch blog+rss. Blog-collector blog+rss.

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Social media strategy leaders: Tory Starr

Biznology

At this point, American Experience was just starting to understand the power of social media, and I asked if I could use the series’ Twitter and Facebook channels as a way to document the ride. Introduction to the Interview.

Generating Leads from a Facebook Fan/Business Page Engagement Strategy

NuSpark

Facebook and B2B lead generation. Have you considered Facebook as a channel for lead generation? Yes I know the jury is still out, but you can’t deny the power of Facebook as it relates to brand building and audience reach. All Facebook pages can like related business pages.

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. Facebook. RSS Mix.

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Your corporate website needs to become a trap

Biznology

The true results might surprise you — your best performers may well not be Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as you may expect. 4) RSS Subscription — At the very least, your site should have a news section.

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. Facebook. RSS Mix.

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4 Reasons Why Facebook Stinks for B2B Marketing

Chris Koch

The marketer in charge of the company’s social media effort gave me a clear edict: “Look, I don’t want you focusing on Facebook, okay? Seemed a bit harsh, but I had to admit that I had been harboring my own doubts about the value of Facebook for B2B for a long time. I’m not saying that B2B companies shouldn’t be on Facebook. I think every company should be on Facebook. And I just don’t see what’s good about Facebook for creating relationships in B2B.

My social media marketing posts from 2011

Biznology

In today’s decontextualized world of walls, feeds, RSS , e-mail, diggs, reddits, Stumbles, tweets, and retweets, you need to attract your potential reader based only on the appeal of your title and nothing else, especially if you’re new to blogging and don’t happen to be Seth Godin.

What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?

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With organic reach on Facebook declining for most businesses and content saturation occurring for many industry verticals, this is certainly a vital topic. Facebook fans. Facebook. What is the open rate on an RSS feed? Facebook. What is the open rate on an RSS feed?

Google has carnal knowledge of social

Biznology

Google has deep access to a large handful of social networking and bookmarking platforms, including reddit, Facebook , and others. You’ll not only be able to start BS-checking but you’ll now know that, against your intuition, LinkedIn is not your top inbound channel, Facebook is.

The new psychology of content consumption

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Facebook’s random acts of strategy. Does Facebook need to be regulated by the Federal Communications Commission like other broadcasting channels in the U.S.? Click here for the show’s RSS feed – for Android listeners. Is the psychology of content consumption changing?

Are you ready for the mega-shift from social media to private media?

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Snapchat is a juggernaut with the 18-24 age group, now earning more daily check-ins than Facebook. And here is the quote from my young nephew: “Oh Facebook is dead. My friend posted on Facebook and we made fun of him. My friend posted on Facebook and we made fun of him.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity

One reason is that reader subscriptions (when via email or RSS feed) tend to grow over time as the blog establishes its voice and readership. It’s difficult to build a large social following on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ or any other such site right out of the gate.

4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Business Mobile 2.0 Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! A couple of months ago, we talked about ways to engage your fan base on Facebook.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity

But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

My Top-5 Most Compelling Apps

Biznology

It can embed itself into your browser and all your images to easily share content inline with Reddit, Twitter , Facebook, and just about everyplace else. And, as if that weren’t enough, you can plug in all your RSS feeds and they can then get buffed into your buffer queue.

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Managing Your Social Network: Top Tools You Should Use

Anything Goes Marketing

After having my kids I took a step away from social media except for posting adorable pics of my kids on Facebook. social media RSS customer service social bookmarking Twitter online communities social networksThat's about all I had time for - so I thought. My thought process was driven by a severe lack of sleep (which still exists) and a desire to focus on my core tasks which included leading my team.

Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

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Ello, the warm and fuzzy Facebook alternative network turned nasty this week when co-founder Paul Budnitz launched an attack on its rival and its real-name policy. Tom Webster and I discuss: Is Facebook hurting fringe groups with its real-name policy? Is Facebook a right? Is Facebook exploiting disadvantaged people for economic gain? How is Facebook and Wal-Mart similar in how they reflect American values? Is Facebook a right? -

RSS Reading Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process. Lately, my RSS reading habits have changed. My RSS reading is mostly information gathering or browsing. this was done in 2002, prior to Facebook and the explosive growth of blogs, etc.).

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