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Pressgram: Instagram Alternative Allows You to Own Your Content

| December 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
Pressgram: Instagram Alternative Allows You to Own Your Content

  “Facebook is floundering under the weight of its own scorched earth policy towards privacy.” So writes Mark Weinstein in the lede of his Huffington Post article on the company and privacy issues.  While some may scoff at the idea of privacy in a social media platform –we are all freely publicly posting those pictures, […]

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  “Facebook is floundering under the weight of its own scorched earth policy towards privacy.” So writes Mark Weinstein in the lede of his Huffington Post article on the company and privacy issues.  While some may scoff at the idea of privacy in a social media platform –we are all freely publicly posting those pictures, […]

How Articulating Your Brand Creates Super-Fuel for Social Media

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
How Articulating Your Brand Creates Super-Fuel for Social Media

  If an organization has a well-defined brand—not just a logo design and color scheme—they have a heck of a lot of fuel for social media, blogging, search engine optimization, public relations, and word-of-mouth. A logo, by itself, doesn’t go so far in these increasingly important and mission-critical channels that are all about messaging, targeting, […]

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  If an organization has a well-defined brand—not just a logo design and color scheme—they have a heck of a lot of fuel for social media, blogging, search engine optimization, public relations, and word-of-mouth. A logo, by itself, doesn’t go so far in these increasingly important and mission-critical channels that are all about messaging, targeting, […]

30 Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas That Drive Likes and Comments

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
30 Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas That Drive Likes and Comments

by Nathan Latka, Guest Contributor   On August 26th, Facebook updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines. With these new Facebook promotion guidelines, brands can now accept “contest entries” by asking fans to like, comment, or message the page. While this is a huge opportunity to […]

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by Nathan Latka, Guest Contributor   On August 26th, Facebook updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines. With these new Facebook promotion guidelines, brands can now accept “contest entries” by asking fans to like, comment, or message the page. While this is a huge opportunity to […]

How to Optimize your Organization’s Social+Mobile Touch Points

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
How to Optimize your Organization’s Social+Mobile Touch Points

Hint: If The Social/Mobile Context Seems Limiting, You’re Looking at it Wrong I once heard Lauren Freedman, owner of the eTail group say: “Deploy your brand across all touch points yet take advantage of channel specific elements that shoppers demand.” She’s pretty smart. Although I heard her say this a few years ago, the message […]

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Hint: If The Social/Mobile Context Seems Limiting, You’re Looking at it Wrong I once heard Lauren Freedman, owner of the eTail group say: “Deploy your brand across all touch points yet take advantage of channel specific elements that shoppers demand.” She’s pretty smart. Although I heard her say this a few years ago, the message […]

Social Media Marketing: 3 Reasons to Choose Instagram Video Over Vine

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Social Media Marketing: 3 Reasons to Choose Instagram Video Over Vine

Vine has a pretty interesting story. Even before launch they were snapped up by Twitter. It makes sense, it’s a new take on video and it has strict limitations on length, an idea not foreign to Twitter. Thanks in part to the publicity from the Twitter acquisition, Vine quickly became a big hit. Well apparently […]

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Vine has a pretty interesting story. Even before launch they were snapped up by Twitter. It makes sense, it’s a new take on video and it has strict limitations on length, an idea not foreign to Twitter. Thanks in part to the publicity from the Twitter acquisition, Vine quickly became a big hit. Well apparently […]

Why We Need to Crowdsource our Social Media Marketing

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Why We Need to Crowdsource our Social Media Marketing

When Wired magazine contributor Jeff Howe first wrote about crowdsoucing in 2006, he described a scenario where someone harnessed the power of a group to accomplish more, faster. “Just as distributed computing projects like UC Berkeley’s SETI@home have tapped the unused processing power of millions of individual computers, so distributed labor networks are using the […]

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When Wired magazine contributor Jeff Howe first wrote about crowdsoucing in 2006, he described a scenario where someone harnessed the power of a group to accomplish more, faster. “Just as distributed computing projects like UC Berkeley’s SETI@home have tapped the unused processing power of millions of individual computers, so distributed labor networks are using the […]

Breadth vs. Depth: Differing Approaches to Social Media Tools

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Breadth vs. Depth: Differing Approaches to Social Media Tools

Every time I open my email or login to Twitter, I come across yet another social media tool.  Things are so confusing that technology research firms like Gartner Group are launching digital marketing research programs.  Gartner recently produced an infographic based on transit map imagery to the digital marketing tool landscape: It’s all crystal clear […]

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Every time I open my email or login to Twitter, I come across yet another social media tool.  Things are so confusing that technology research firms like Gartner Group are launching digital marketing research programs.  Gartner recently produced an infographic based on transit map imagery to the digital marketing tool landscape: It’s all crystal clear […]

What Does The Future Hold For Social Commerce?

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
What Does The Future Hold For Social Commerce?

Commerce is a blanket term that can be used to any activity that results in revenue being generated. If you were to offer some services, like providing house hold repair services that are charged on an hourly basis, an instance of commercial activity has taken place. Folks and businesses invest a substantial amount of human […]

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Commerce is a blanket term that can be used to any activity that results in revenue being generated. If you were to offer some services, like providing house hold repair services that are charged on an hourly basis, an instance of commercial activity has taken place. Folks and businesses invest a substantial amount of human […]

How to Use Social Media to Help Power Your Next Event

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
How to Use Social Media to Help Power Your Next Event

Social media and events are a great pairing, whether that event be a conference, trade show, fundraiser, concert, group event or wedding. In fact, with the right strategy and tools, event organizers and promoters can harness the power of social media to attract attendees, increase engagement and extend the reach and long-term value of their […]

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Social media and events are a great pairing, whether that event be a conference, trade show, fundraiser, concert, group event or wedding. In fact, with the right strategy and tools, event organizers and promoters can harness the power of social media to attract attendees, increase engagement and extend the reach and long-term value of their […]

Social Media Monitoring: Mention – An alternative to Google Alerts

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Social Media Monitoring: Mention – An alternative to Google Alerts

I’ll be honest, I don’t know what’s going on with Google Alerts. Earlier this year many of us noticed that we weren’t seeing the alerts that we should. Google just didn’t seem to be alerting us as often as it once did. Then Google killed Reader and there was speculation that Alerts was next. And now […]

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I’ll be honest, I don’t know what’s going on with Google Alerts. Earlier this year many of us noticed that we weren’t seeing the alerts that we should. Google just didn’t seem to be alerting us as often as it once did. Then Google killed Reader and there was speculation that Alerts was next. And now […]