The 10 Best Customer Service and Customer Engagement Platforms

Webbiquity

1) Ning. Sample review: “It probably won’t be the subject of a Hollywood blockbuster any time soon, but the Ning platform allows you to create your very own Facebook. MindTouch Ning RazorSocial Social Media Explorer TECHdotMN WorkOutLoud Zendesk

Top 47 B2B Marketing Posts - Hot Topics Ning and Facebook - July 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Ning (22). Best of B2B Marketing. July 1, 2010 to July 31, 2010. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The 20 craziest things you can do on Twitter - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , July 7, 2010 OK, we’ve heard all the great business success stories about connecting and learning through Twitter. But the human race is made up of all kinds of people and some of them have more important things to do.

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Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ning, LinkedIn, Facebook) and the. Ning, Jane Hart ). community of teachers and educational leaders in basic education, who are natives or immigrants in the digital world (Ning). 2.0 : Using new technology in art classrooms (Ning , Craig. Challenges (Ning, Carie Page ). transformative technologies in education (Ning, Steve Hargadon ). in Higher Education (Ning, Eduardo. Ning, Terry Freedman ). Ning, Simon ). Ning, Helen W ).

25Tools

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What do you think of Ning? Can you share any links to Ning communities you have created or belong to? How could you use Ning within your organisation for learning or performance support? created this social network on Ning. © 2008 Created by Jane Hart on Ning. Search. 25Tools. Community for the 25 Tools Programme. My Page. Members. Forum. Groups. Videos. Members. View All. Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day. 2 online clocks. Jumpcut. Rich Chart Live.

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Fishing with Tom - Work Literacy-RSS explained

Buzz Marketing for Technology

created this social network on Ning. © 2008 Created by Michele Martin on Ning. Create Your Own Social Network! Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Main My Page ASSIGNMENTS RE-SOURCED Member Info Intros Profile Pics Forum Videos Photos Groups Blogs Events. All Videos My Videos My Favorites Add Videos. Week 4 - Fishing with Tom. Added by Harold Jarche at 7:33pm on September 24th, 2008. View Videos. Loading�.

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Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Just yesterday (after having joined this ning as my first ning ever) I found a ning on the topic of Moodle, and I posted my question there. Yesterday I created a screen cast on LinkedIn for Finding Expertise. Today, I saw a post on our Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals where someone said: I am currently trying to find a SME experienced with Moodle (a CMS/LMS) and WizIQ (synchronous web class technology).

Your Business Blog Sweet Spot: How to Find It and Keep It

Writing on the Web

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Business Results from Online Content Marketing?

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Please vote: What has been your experience using the Web to promote your business? Online Surveys & Market Research. Share this on Bebo. Blog this on Blogger. Add this link to Box.net. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Share this on Facebook. Share this on FriendFeed. Email this via Gmail. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Email this via Hotmail. Share this on LinkedIn.

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Best Content Content Marketing Tool on the Planet?

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Here is a quick video I made this weekend with my Flip camcorder… It’s just a short one… let me know if I can help you with your business blog. What’s your biggest challenge with blogging, and content marketing? Share this on Bebo.

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Content Marketing: What Are Your Target Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?

Writing on the Web

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Campaigns to Conversations

Ambal's Amusings

Firms will build online communities by collaborating with a content partner, using an existing platform such as Ning, or creating their own. Social media requires constant interaction and almost instantaneous response. How should marketers tackle this challenge?

Neuromarketing Books for Marketing to Brains

Writing on the Web

They also founded an excellent social networking site, Neuromarketing.com , a Ning group, for people interested in how brain science can be applied to marketing.

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Social Media Budget Ratio

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Take for example - a blog - costs next to nothing, a podcast can cost btw $0 and $2000 on the high end, a video can cost btw $0 and $10,000 - $15,000, a wiki can cost about $6500 a year, a community can cost btw $0 (Ning) up to $100,000 a year for a private branded community.

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Neuromarketing Books for Marketing to Brains

Writing on the Web

They also founded an excellent social networking site, Neuromarkting.com , a Ning group, for people interested in how brain science can be applied to marketing.

Blog Boredom: Renew and Refresh

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. One important key to effective blog marketing is to keep your brain clean and fresh. By that I mean, it’s easy to fall into ruts and become bored and boring. While routine and structure keep us on track, we need to “get out of our own yard&# and get out of the office for renewal and regeneration. I’m reading Tony Schwartz new book “ The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working.&#.

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How to Make Social Proof Work Online

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Do some client recommendations work better than others? Social proof is such a strong trigger for online action, it’s good to know what works best for your Web content marketing strategies.

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Top 100 Women Creating Online Income Streams

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Thank you Milana Leshinsky. You’ve been an inspiration to me for the last few years. And now this comes as a special honor, to be included on your list of Top 100 Multiple Income Streams Women.

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PR needs to Focus on Conversations

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Add this to Ning. It’s no secret that the number of publications has declined over the last few years. The impact of that can be felt in B2C as well as B2B Marketing.

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Blog Checklist: 10 Items BEFORE You Publish…

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. What is a good checklist before you publish on your blog? I’m preparing some learning modules for a content marketing presentation and came up with this checklist of 10 items. Tell me what you think. Here’s what happens, usually. You’re in a hurry, you write up a short post (300 words), hit publish, and then realize you’ve forgotten to write the headline… or select tags… or add any links or images!

Attractive Content: Speak to the brains

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. How do you write content that attracts readers to your products and services? I read somewhere that most of what goes into our brains never reaches our conscious mind: Our five senses are processing 11 million pieces of info per second.

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What Are Your Target Audience’s 5 Top Web Sites?

Writing on the Web

Neuromarketing blog and Neuromarketing social networking site on Ning. If you want to create content that engages readers, you have to know their online habits and interests. Yet how many of us scramble to post on a blog or upload a video to YouTube without taking time to survey our target audience ? Here’s a quick list of survey questions for your target audience: What are the five top web sites you visit frequently in your work?

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Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place.

Blog or Website: Do You Use Wordpress as a Website?

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Online Surveys & Market Research. Do you use Wordpress for your business website? Many people do. And I’d like to know if you do, how long you have used it as a website, and what your opinion of it is. Leave a comment if you’d like, since the poll only gives you a yes/no choice. My content business, ContentforCoachesandConsultants.com , is built on a blog platform, although I don’t use it as a blog.

Sales & Landing Pages Using Wordpress: Learn How

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. If you want to learn about formatting sales and landing pages using Wordpress , please register for the free Webinar I’m hosting Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4 p.m. I’m interviewing Suzanne Bird-Harris, developer of the WP Sales Page wizard. We’ll show you how to easily publish pages using your Wordpress platform. The class is on the phone and on the Internet, your choice. Can’t make the call?

Blog Marketing: How Readers Find Your Business

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. What’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business? Here are some that I hear: “I don’t have time to blog.&#. “My clients aren’t surfing the Web reading blogs.&#.

WEEK 1: Introduction to LinkedIn - Work Literacy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You can also add your LinkedIn badge to this forum and/or to your Ning profile page by going to your profile page on LinkedIn and looking for the "Promote my Profile" link. You can then copy and paste into a reply here, as well as onto your profile page in this Ning network. created this social network on Ning. © 2008 Created by Michele Martin on Ning. Create Your Own Social Network! Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals.

The B2B Inbound State of Mind: Build the Brand

MLT Creative

Launch your own social network on Ning to engage your prospects and customers. Click to see VIDEO "Inbound State of Mind". Inbound marketing presents an incredible opportunity to communicate your brand messages to a broad audience who can become advocates to help share your message.

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The best online reputation defense is a good offense

Biznology

If you’re a serious businessman who’s business isn’t digital, you’re probably too busy making money to fart around on social media. Social media’s stupid, right?

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Identifying the Hottest Social Networks and Niche Sites for Your Target Audience

Modern B2B Marketing

Ning: A platform for creating social networks, Ning allows users to build their own unique social destination, customizing every element from profile questions to design choices. by Maria Pergolino In the buyer driven atmosphere of 2011, B2B marketing can’t ignore social media.

Top 10 Tips for Creative Blog Writing

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. What creative writing tips would you offer to budding writers? Yesterday I had the pleasure of introducing my husband (aka Attila the Honey ) at the Lake Chapala Society , our local gringo gathering place and library.

Content Marketing Results: Landing Pages Rule

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. How do you get readers to take action? Short answer: a landing page. Also known as a sales page, squeeze page).

Rant: The Problem with Formatting Sales Pages.

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Even when you’re giving something away, for FREE, you’ve got to write good “sales&# copy that spurs people into action.

Twitter: the little bird that grew up strong

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Why Twitter Is Such a Powerful Social Media Platform , this week’s guest post by Phyllis Zimbler Miller , When I first heard Twitter mentioned two years ago – in a teleseminar with the BlogSquad! – I checked it out because I valued Patsi’s advice. At the time the Twitter home page question was something such as: “Let your family and friends know what you are doing now.&# I thought to myself: Why should they care about this and why should I join the site?

8 Ways to Use a Wordpress Sales Page

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Do you know how many ways a sales page can be used? I woke up thinking about this… because maybe you don’t think a “ sales page &# is something you need except once in a while for a product launch, when you’re trying to sell something.

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Online Content Marketing Results: Poll Says 50% Dissatisfied

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. In a recent poll , I asked readers if their marketing tasks were easier, faster, more effective since publishing a website or blog… Half of respondents said yes , significantly better results since doing web marketing. One-third said yes, but still needs improvement. 16.7% say, not much difference. My conclusion: half of you are getting results with your Web content marketing , the other half still struggles to see the kinds of results you want.

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Online Reputation? 4 Tips

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Friday’s guest post is by Robert Stretch , author of VA Mortgage Center blog: For business people, few things are more important than reputation.

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Content Marketing Ideas: Rethinking Blogging

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. There was a time I was in love with blogging … I had already been in the business of content marketing for 5 years on the Web, using an old-fashioned website platform. In 2004, I started blogging. It changed my life and opened doors and filled a few piggy banks.

Blog Content: Are you personal… or all business?

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Do you stay on track with your blog content and business goals, or do you share personal stories and events that are peripheral? I got an interesting comment on a post I did beginning of June and I can’t stop thinking about it.

A Few More Thoughts from Christopher Barger

WebMarketCentral

He likes Ning , Digg , del.icio.us , Reddit , Facebook , and Lee LeFever's In Plain English videos. Two weeks ago I shared some online marketing/PR wisdom from GM's social media guy, Christopher Barger. Here are a few more of his thoughts to wrap things up.

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Content Marketing Results: 18 Ways to NOT Get Blog Traffic

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. What do you need to know about about the way people read online to make your content marketing efforts pay off? What are you doing or not doing on your blog that screws up your traffic?

Is the Social Web Changing How We Write?How to Write Like You Talk

Writing on the Web

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Why Use a WP Sales Page Template?

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Have you tried to create a landing page using Wordpress? I have. And I know others have too. You can waste a lot of time and still not get a professional looking page that works to get people to buy or sign up. Last Thursday, I interviewed Suzanne Bird-Harris , a programmer who developed the WP Sales Page template. Now Suzanne is pretty tech-savvy and she’s also an expert in Wordpress.

Content Creating Processes: Do you know too much?

Writing on the Web

Add this to Ning. Have you ever felt like a secret agent who knows too much? Hopefully, you’ve learned what to share and what not. Most educated professionals I know will tell you they struggle when it comes to preparing speeches and writing content. Content creation, whether for speeches, classes, articles, or web pages, should produce a clear message to influence people. One clear message, that leads to an action, a shift in thinking. Write to teach and persuade. We know too much!