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FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Social Media Marketing by the Numbers
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
Social media marketing is all the rage. Forget traditional PR in favor of a social media-savvy firm (or some creative college students) that can create an irreverent video hit that translates into sales. But does it really pay off? Here's a look at six strategies and how smart companies are using them. Want to go viral?
START UP BLOG What’s your media philosophy?
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
It’s easy to believe that owned and earned media (aka social media) is superior to the older paid media. Anyone who regularly reads this blog knows my thoughts on traditional media, in that it is dying, or at the very least changing. So what is the right media? Instead, think in terms of ‘Human Movement’.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Make Social Media Efforts Worth It
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
Too many companies waste their time on social media. All too often I see businesses that, in their haste to hop aboard the social media bandwagon, dive straight into tactical work without knowing what they hope to accomplish, let alone having a plan to achieve it. This could be your primary social media objective, too.
UP AND RUNNING A Little Known Media Exposure Tip
| MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
When it comes to setting up your public relations/media exposure plan, WHEN you launch your campaign can be just as important as what and how you launch. If you are planning to implement a PR/media exposure campaign for your business or product in the coming weeks – congratulations. Media relations are crucial.
LEARN TO DUCK We Are Killing Social Media
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
You are here: Home / socialmedia / We Are Killing Social Media We Are Killing Social Media December 17, 2009 by Micah 7 Comments Tweet For the past hour or so, I have tried to piece together the movie GoodFellas via YouTube and other online video clips ( AnyClip is rad, by the way). Does that concept exist in social media?
- Don’t Be Too Busy for Social Media Marketing
According to this study from last year, over 65% of existing small businesses still ignore social media for marketing, so he is still the rule rather than the exception. Develop a marketing strategy specific to this media. Social media demands two-way communication, rather than outbound only. Experiment with social media tools.
- Serious Entrepreneurs Master Media Training Early
Now, even the earliest stage startup can rise to visibility or be forever lost by their first media spotlight, so it behooves us all to know the rules early. Most entrepreneurs I know admit to a poor first media interaction, and many are still waiting for the instant replay. On the social media side, the stakes are just as great.
500 HATS How to Take Down Facebook -- Hint: It Ain't Twitter. (aka: An Open Letter to the Next Big Social Network)
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2010
Tags: A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Facebookaholic Social Networking & Social Media I've held off writing this post for a long time, because I couldn't quite get my head around all the issues. Let's face it: I'm completely & utterly addicted to social networks & tha Interwebs.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Social Media Revolution – Facts and Figures (Updated)
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
A few years ago, Erik Qualman, the author of Socialnomics , produced a popular video highlighting the impressive facts and figures about the growing popularity of social media. Erik updated that video in 2010 and has just released a third update (below) which shows the impressive dominance of social media across the world.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Secrets to a Perfectly Crafted Social Media Post
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
That means optimizing your social media strategy across different platforms. Of course the better you know your audience the better you can tailor your social media marketing strategy to meet their needs. Conventional wisdom says social media posts (and blog posts and article titles) with numbers in them generate more clicks.
- Is Social Media Advertising or PR?
So where does that leave your social media marketing? Who manages your company’s social media? But whether you think of social media as PR or marketing matters: It changes the tenor and the implications of your interactions, not to mention what you get out of them. The PR argument is simple.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG On Social Media? Get Real or Die
| THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
For companies on social media, brand trust is the new economic currency. The topic of authenticity in today's social media age fascinates me. If a company tries to exploit social media artificially, they'll eventually be caught and exposed publicly. Most companies with social media programs are doing everything exactly wrong.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Twitter Link Roundup #102 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #90 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More. People around the world build some pretty strange houses. link].
UP AND RUNNING It’s No Secret: Social Media is Going Corporate
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
If you’re on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest (or any other social media platforms), you’ve no doubt noticed the flux of businesses with an online presence over the past few years. According to this infographic, 94% of businesses use social media. PR and Communications Sales and Marketing communications public relations social media
- Can You Actually Make Money With Social Media?
You can now watch all three of the content videos here (this is my affiliate link, but you don’t have to buy anything – I strongly recommend you watch the first video, it’s good stuff – especially in the second half, which changed my mindset about social media) – Social Profit Formula Videos from Don Crowther.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Twitter Link Roundup #112 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011
These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! More fun ads in the Social Media & Marketing section below. How Not To Be A Social Media Expert Anymore – [link]. The image above is an for Red Bull. – [link].
- Trial and Error for Business Social Media Will Fail
Most startups, and many big businesses, still don’t have a clue on how to use social media productively for marketing their business. The first thing that entrepreneurs need to realize is that the process and framework for making social media marketing work are different from traditional marketing, and trial and error certainly doesn’t work.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG New Ways to Advertise on Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
Digital marketing evolves at rapidfire pace, and with all the attention paid to social media these days, it should come as no surprise that its advertising changes seem to lead the pack. Only six months ago, I wrote about Facebook advertising updates and much has changed since then and within the other popular social media networks.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING How to Create a Social Media Command Center For Your Next Sale, Launch or Event
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
As more and more people adopt social media tools and get used to Tweeting, Liking and Checking In, smart marketers are employing a raft of tactics to get them to do more and more of just that. For this illustration you might create an “anti Black Friday” or “shop local” promotion and employ social media as your bullhorn.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Twitter Link Roundup #127 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
| FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! PR people continue to struggle with social media – [link]. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #106 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More.
THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MIND Social Media Fuels Guerrilla Marketing
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
In an article at Business on Main , Jeff Wuorio shows how social media is taking guerrilla marketing to a whole new level. Wuorio offers strategies on the effective use of social media and discusses how it can be used to scale a business. But like any marketing efforts, social media requires deliberate planning and careful monitoring.
STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS Build Social Media Into the Customer Experience
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
Social media connections, if they exist, are buried elsewhere or reserved for monitoring purposes only. Social media is here, and is the preferred mode of communication by a large segment of your customers, so make it a positive differentiator for your business. Guide customers to the right social media channel. Marty Zwilling.
THE MOGUL MOM The Media is Social – But Are you?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
Are you tired of hearing about social media yet? You can’t escape the internet void without being sucked into articles & top ten lists about social media. But as I grow my social media acumen, I become ever more aware of its limited scope. So how can you become more social with your social media? Use them.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Stress-Free Social Media: 5 Tips
| THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr: Feeling a little overwhelmed by social media? But most often, the people asking me this question are referring to juggling the social media merry-go-round. So while I'm not saying you should ignore social media, let me also say this: You have to make running your business your priority.
DAZZLINDONNA Facebook Content Marketing – How To Effectively Display Your Content
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
In addition, he is also a passionate blogger and writes on diverse topics such as Search Engine Optimization, PPC Management and Social Media. Post tags: Content marketing , Facebook , social media. Guest Post Content marketing Facebook social mediaThe following is a guest post by Kaushal Gandhi. Post often, but not too often.
- Are Business Social Media Campaigns About Listening?
Tweet Brian Solis, author of Engage , expert on social media for business, posted The End of Social Media 1.0 the end of an era of social media that will force the industry to mature. Keep the social in social media, don’t turn it into one-way media. Talking isn’t the only thing that makes social media social.
- Boulder is for Media
The Denver/Boulder market is actually a vibrant place for digital media companies. few years ago Walter Knapp of Federated Media (who has a 70+ person office here after their acquisition of Lijit Networks in 2011) and I put together a conference called B.Media – a gathering of both local and national leaders working in digital media.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Social Media: Not the Productivity Killer You Thought?
| THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013
recent survey by the data analytics firm Evolv suggests that employees who use up to four social media networks are exceptionally productive--and they stay in their jobs longer, too. 'A recent study suggests your most connected employees may be the most tech savvy--and productive--in the office. Think again. percent lower average call time.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG 8 Social Media Numbers that Will Rock Your Business
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
” Take a look at these eight numbers, which are symptomatic of the impact that social media--facebook in particular--are already having on your world: 3 billion The number of searches on Google every single day. Facebook, Twitter and their spawn are about to change how the world does business. Don't believe it? Well, more than good.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Twitter Link Roundup #114 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! More creative ads in the Social Media & Marketing section below. The trap of social media noise – [link]. The image above is a print ad for the WWF. – [link].
- Social Media Lessons From the White House
Here's how democracy is spread, social media style. It's no longer a question of whether social media is worth your time, but what form of social media is most worth your time. At least that's the message that came across at the social media forum at National Small Business Week in Washington, D.C. Bernard asks.
CROWDSPRING BLOG When social media goes bad: a cautionary tale.
| SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
Although that campaign pre-dated the rise of the social media, it is a great and early example of the viral effect that can sometimes occur with a fresh new campaign. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #91 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More. Well, guess what? The lesson?
- You Are Always Being Judged. Deal With It.
Tweet I overheard (couldn’t help it; waiting in line) somebody complaining about social media metrics like the Klout score, a measurement of influence. Share and Enjoy: Social media Twitter klout.comShe said: “What’s up with these people to try to judge and rank people?”. And I thought to myself: 1. There is nothing new about that.
THE NEXT WEB How to use Foursquare to market your business & reach a new audience
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2012
When we think of social media and business, the first few things to come to mind are Facebook and Twitter. Foursquare’s main strength comes from its users, the power of personal recommendation and sharing on different social media sites. Entrepreneur Social Media How-To'sThe only thing it needs is you to get involved.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Study: Social Media Just Doesn't Sell
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
Are you spending too much time on making your brand look great on social media? A new study finds just 1% of sales come through social sites. Social is looking a little tarnished lately. And maybe that's as it should be according to a new study from Forrester. The answer was almost never social sites.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG The Trouble With Social Media
| TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
We all know that quantity, not quality, rules social media. Quantity, not quality, rules social media. The same thing that happens on Groupon--a drive for lots of “customers,” even if they’re not good for your business--happens on social media. But we don't think about what, exactly, that means.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Twitter Link Roundup #59 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2010
These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. 25 Super Common SEO Mistakes – [link].
JEFF HILIMIRE Why and how I use WordPress, Tumblr, Instagram and Foursquare
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
Social Marketing/Media TechnologyThere are a lot of ways to share content these days, aren’t there? I’m constantly playing with and testing out new apps/sites that let you do just that, share your content in new and interesting ways. It’s why I have the second screen strategy for my devices. Tumblr ~ I have two Tumblr blogs.
ONSTARTUPS How To Get Media Coverage For Your Startup: A Complete Guide
| THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012
The following is a guest post by Leo Widrich , co-founder of Buffer, a smarter way to post on Social Media. And one of the things I still fail on, is getting covered by mainstream media, such as CNN, Forbes,and FastCompany and co. It is a tool for Social Media, making you more efficient and productive. Magazine and others.
DAZZLINDONNA Is Spotify Fair To Musicians?
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
Not only that but labels like Century Media have completely removed their content from Spotify (when did music start being called content?). Post tags: Digital media , DRM , music , piracy , Spotify. Guest Post Digital media DRM music piracy SpotifyThis is a guest post by Ben Anderson. See my thoughts at the end of the post.
GROKDOTCOM Getting Started with Social Media: Implementation Guide for Facebook
| MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013
There are more ways to make money with your social media campaign every day…but there are also more ways to spend time and money. Investing time in social media does not have to be a gamble. Basic Rules for Your Facebook Campaign. Make sure you start out on the right foot…
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Where CEOs Spend Their Time (& Money) on Social Media
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
A new survey shows that more small business owners are not only using social media but they are willing to pay for help. As a marketer turned technology CEO, I'm more convinced than ever before that small businesses need to leverage the power of social media to grow their business. But they need to do it in a smart, efficient way.
YOUNGUPSTARTS 20 Best TED Talks For Students Of Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011
As a student of social media, you undoubtedly know the impact that social media has had on the world. TED talks can expand on that, giving some of the brightest minds in the world of social media and beyond a platform for sharing their views and insights, which can offer excellent learning opportunities for you.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Social Media Is One Big Cocktail Party
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012
Many businesses struggle with social media because they try to apply the rules of Internet marketing to social media marketing but the truth is that social media resembles a cocktail party or the town square much more than it resembles Web 1.0. But now with social media you have a 24/7, 365-day focus group to listen to.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING How and Why to Use Pinterest for Business
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
Marketing Strategy Social Media PinterestHow and Why to Use Pinterest for Business This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. These days we get a new “it” thing every few months. Right now a newish service called Pinterest qualifies as next year’s Google+ or Twitter. Essentially, Pinterest is a social bookmarking site that focuses on images.
JEFF HILIMIRE What I learned at the Landmark Ventures Media Technology Summit
| THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010
was invited by Landmark Ventures to attend what they called their Media Technology Summit. The format was a blend of speakers and panels, with startup owners somewhat alternating with venture capital firms, with a few media groups thrown in. New ways to consume media will include social connections. Here’s how I do it.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Taming the Social Media Monster: 6 Tips
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
Social media has this in common with trick-or-treaters: Anyone could be on the other side of that door. Managing your social media can be like making the most of your Halloween haul as a kid. In our ever-connected world, social media is a full-on, constant coffee klatch. How can you use social media and not be spooked by it all?
YOUNGUPSTARTS Social Media – A Marketing Tool To Be Taken Seriously
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
While those days have passed for Web sites, I’m afraid I am seeing the same thing happen with regard to social media. As with any marketing outreach, social media done badly will actually set a person back rather than move him forward. At the end of the day, social media is serious business. Hired a College Intern.
ACTIVE GARAGE Social Media BRANDing – 5 tips to make it work
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
Digital branding in the new internet marketing age is creating the need for marketers to understand how they can measure social media interactions with their brand, how to measure social brand loyalty and create social brand equity. Companies are more and more interested in learning how to make social media work. Facebook Fan pages.
UP AND RUNNING Make The Most of a Media Opp!
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
Every business owner understands the value of positive media coverage. Media coverage is significantly more credible than paid advertising because the content is developed by an unbiased, third-party source. That’s why companies spend a lot of time and effort trying to capture the media’s attention. A television appearance.
THE NEXT WEB Why A/B testing is essential to your startup’s campaigns
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2012
Design & Dev Entrepreneur Social Media BusinessIf you’ve read any of my previous marketing focused articles, you might notice a common, underlying theme : If you’re not measuring, you’re not marketing. In my professional life, this is a credo I live by. But the age old question is: “How do I know what customers want?” B what? Where to start.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Who Is Using Social Media Now?
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
A new study shows a sharp increase in the number of small firms on social media--and highlights pain points and favorite tools. It was only about a year ago that a Hiscox study found only 12% of small business owners "described social media promotion as a must and nearly 50% weren't using social media at all." Which platform?
START UP BLOG The great media rumble
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2010
The commerce said entrepreneurs have created has been one of connection, more than revenue with social media networks being the greatest love child of the internet age. The overwhelming majority of them are free to use, which has resulted in a dramatic power shift in the industrial media landscape. It’s up for grabs.
- If Content Is King What Role Does Social Media Play?
In a previous post, I wrote about “ How To Get 55 Comments And 98 Likes On Your First Article Using Social Media “ In the article, I spelled out the process I used to gain traction to a blog post I wrote on a brand new blog, using Facebook as the only source of traffic. People spend LOTS of time on these social media sites.
- Social Media Measurement & ROI - the next big thing
Brands Data Mining Decision Making Real Time Data ROI Social MediaAccording to The Center for Marketing Research at The University of Massachusetts. We agree. Link below: [link].
FELD THOUGHTS Revisiting Median vs. Average With Accelerator Data
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
Startup Metrics accelerators average media TechStarsUS Median Income – 1947 to 2007 – 20th, 40th, 60th, 80th, 95th Percentiles (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Several of the things we looked at were averages; the Pacific Crest data was presented as medians. see people use average all the time when they should be using mean.
STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS Every Entrepreneur Needs to Master Public Speaking
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2012
In her book, Jan devotes a whole chapter to speaking to the media, as a key aspect of public speaking. Your skills will be implicitly critiqued by industry analysts, potential strategic partners, your competitors, and the media. entrepreneur startup investor public speaker media communication businessAre you there yet?
- Social, the Salesforce acquisition of Buddy Media, and Real Value
Tonight, this blog post summarizing year 1 of the Salesforce acquisition of Buddy Media. If your Salesforce, you don't buy a Buddy Media to harvest but rather capture market share. Folks like us and others are doing what we can to find value in social media. Agencies Brands Facebook Google ROI Social Commerce Social Media
- Your Complete Social Media Disaster Response Guide
'Made a major flub in front of the whole world on social media? Strict formulas, guidelines and robot-like discipline may be a snooze for your social media followers, but they keep the human beings behind your social accounts from making mistakes. When it comes to social media, authenticity is essential but risky.
- 5 Steps for Dealing with Social Media Malice
Let’s say you’re involved in social media for your business and you’re the victim of a social-media attack. Remind yourself that you can’t argue in social media. What do you think of people who blindside other people by broadcasting personal complaints on social media? It’s meanness multiplied by social media influence.
MARKET BY NUMBERS San Diego Startups — Oceanhouse Media
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
Oceanhouse Media. Oceanhouse Media develops mobile apps that “uplift, educate and inspire”, primarily through licensing popular children’s content providers, such as Dr. Seuss, Chronicle Books and the Hay House. SanDiegoStartups2011 Oceanhouse Media San Diego startupsFounder of a San Diego-based Startup?
REMBRANDT WRITES 3 Steps to Get a Big Story in the Media
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
And while a publicist has the skills to build buzz and cultivate relationships with the media, it is possible [.]. Marketing PR Reaching Goals media public relations publicity search engine optimization SEO
THE MOGUL MOM WHY are you using social media?
| MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
Why are you using social media? When you think about the return on investment you’re trying to achieve with social media, you’re in effect measuring energy against energy. That’s how you create a social media presence that’s not just “present but infectious. Why am I using social media?
- Gary Vaynerchuk's Secrets to Social Media
In 1997, Gary Vaynerchuk launched Winelibrary.com and helped grow his family business from $3 million to $60 million in seven years. Here he explains how to do marketing well in an Internet world
- New Game: Social Media Snooping vs. Social Media Cleansing
It’s about a service company that helps employers by doing a social-media online background check on a potential employee. While I was driving this morning I heard a major radio station commercial for a social media cleaning service. Share and Enjoy: Business Ethics Current Affairs Social media Twitter background check Facebook
- 4 Social Media Secrets From ‘The Hunger Games’
Here's what you can steal from the movie's savvy social media campaign. Fresh off the heels of one of the most successful viral video campaigns of the year, another savvy social media campaign this weekend is reaching a furious pitch. Curiously absent from the marketing push were the typical movie tie-ins through traditional media.
CROWDSPRING BLOG Small Businesses Spending More And More On Social Media
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
According to a newly released study from Borrell Associates, small businesses are spending more of their budgets on social media. In fact, small and medium size businesses expect to spend nearly as much on social media as they do on search engine marketing (see table below). 10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips, (Part 2 of 2).
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG On Social Media, Authenticity Always Wins
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
Social Media is no different. Brands that seek to be safe and tow the popular line, will never break from the crowd of mediocrity that is rife within the social media consulting community. There is a meme in the online world with respect to social media that suggests businesses should "just dive in". And that's why I liked it.
THE NEXT WEB Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception, risk-taking and why it’s better to be sorry than safe [Video]
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
Entrepreneur Insider Media VideoAs the founder of one of the earliest online marketing companies, creator of Squidoo , and author of multiple best-selling books , American entrepreneur Seth Godin needs little introduction. Yoyodyne was acquired by Yahoo in 1998. “They used to be the same thing. ” Godin & The Icarus Deception.
ARCTICSTARTUP Scoopshot Revolutionizes Media Photography
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
Scoopshot is a service by a Helsinki, Finland based startup PS2 Media Group Inc that changes the way media companies work with photos. It's a lot said, but I'm willing to back it up as a person running a media company myself. In all simplicity, Scoopshot makes smartphone owners photographers for media companies.
- 2011 May be the Year of the IPO for Social Media
At any rate, it seems only appropriate that social media sites, which have dominated the Internet over the past few years, will likely lead startups back into the IPO game. entrepreneur startup social media IPO businessDraper III, in his new book titled “ The Startup Game.” Is the money going to be enough? How’s the timing?
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Don't Sabotage Your Social Media: 6 Sure Ways
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Here's a basic checklist to quickly make sure your social media tactics are on the right track. Get your branded social media account! Furthermore, don't just let your account default to an unmemorable, cumbersome URL--on any social media--if a "vanity URL" is possible instead. But that's not what social media is about.
THE NEXT WEB How simple psychology can help increase brand engagement
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013
Regularly engaging content is the holy grail of any social media page. The fact that you already have one or more social media pages already means you want to increase that sense of familiarity. iAcquire look at the five psychological principles behind social media content. Entrepreneur Social Media How-To'sEvoke emotion.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Infographic] Social Media Marketing For Startups
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
With limited to no marketing budget, most startups usually rely on social media marketing to help them get the word out. The road of social media marketing is strewn with the debris and detritus of well-intentioned, but clueless, startups. The question for most startups is: how? But help is at hand. Others
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Be Honest: Do You Have Social Media Strategy?
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
Nearly every business that hasn’t yet jumped aggressively into social media is looking to. Think about it: Do you know what social media success looks like? Companies that succeed in social media humanize their brands--they create a unique voice and personality. 'You wouldn''t start an ad campaign without a strategy.
THE NEXT WEB Thanks to BitTorrent, The 4-Hour Chef goes from being boycotted by Barnes and Noble to a bestseller
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
The milestone fits in well as part of BitTorrent’s plan to play a role in the legal distribution of media, from books to movies. Apps Entrepreneur Media NewsSelf-help guru Tim Ferriss may have had a troubled start with his latest book, The 4-Hour Chef , but now it’s flying off the shelves. Here’s the story.
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE 6 Tips for Building Relationships with Journalists
| MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
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CHRISTINE.NET Christine: Five Dos and Donts for the New News Media
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2006
Categories Art/Media Best Practices FRC Nonprofit Personal Technology Telephony/Wireless Venture Capital Women Archives March 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 August 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 More. Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www.
MARK BIRCH Cleaning Up Your Social Media Presence
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
There are a few pre-requisites however before we fix the debacle that you call your social media presence. The cartoons, 8-bit icons, sarcastic pictures, and muscle poses have no business being part of your social media presence. social media social networks LinkedIn Facebook Twitter bio resume blog networking
STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS Social Media is a Boon to Startups Who Do It Right
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
If your startup can’t be bothered with social media, or has no plan to take advantage of it, then you are definitely at risk these days. They also identify clearly the five key social media mistakes that I often see, along the following lines: Diving in without a strategic plan. Not having a social media policy.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Cure for Social Media Overload
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Social media is a great way to promote your business but spending too much time connecting online can burn you out. Take "social media hangover" for example. When it was all over, I collapsed into a social media stupor. How do you manage your social media use for maximum benefit and minimum pain
JEFF HILIMIRE Head faking our way to social media success
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
can’t help but think that the majority of social media “gurus and agencies are head faking their clients into thinking that they are running successful campaigns and programs. It’s the same thing with social media. Tags: Social Marketing/Media Ah, the head fake. Look at how many people came to our website!
DUCT TAPE MARKETING 3 Facebook Tips You Should Be Using Right Now
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012
Keeping up with all the changes going on in the world of social media, or even in the singular world of Facebook, is a task. It’s funny, but I remember when this action was shunned by social media types and now it’s standard accepted practice. Social Media Facebook1) Use images for updates. 3) Use scheduled posts.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG 5 People You Need on Your Social Media Team
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
Social media magic isn't going to happen on its own. How do you put together your social media team? Team size, scope and primary function may vary by company size, but there are generally four key places where you’ll find your social media team candidates. If you care about social media, put your assistant on the team.
ACTIVE GARAGE Intimacy scores with Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010
So, you may ask what does it have to do with Social Media? There is a dialogue that makes us feel part of their lives and transparency that they display wins out instant trust with them… And this dialogue and transparency was the genesis of building relationships even before social media arrived. Man is a social animal.
- Does Your Company Need Social Media?
A lot of CEOs tell me their B2B companies just don't need social media. When I ask them about using social media to build their businesses, I first get a wave of laughter–and then a variety of telling responses: “It’s a waste of time and money for B2B; it’s a consumer thing.” ” Hype or Truth?
IDDICTIVE.COM Pursuing Your Passions: Niche Media Company CycleFilm
| THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
That framework is to smash together a media format you love (and can deliver), with a subject you’re passionate about. Smart businesses are increasingly seeing the benefit in high-quality, multi-media content in attracting and engaging audiences – particularly online. Markus Neuert knew that something was wrong.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG Gary Vaynerchuk: The Hardest Working Man in Social Media
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Scott Gerber corners the wine and social media entrepreneur for a heart-to-heart talk about life, Twitter, and the most valuable thing in business
ACTIVE GARAGE Breakdowns in Social Media Conversations
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010
In a recent special article in the Economist , it quotes that if Facebook was a country it would be the third largest by population and this is just one of the social media networks out there. In general the growth of the internet in people’s lives has been closely segregated by demographics, primarily age and location.
- The Really Simple Math of Social Media
Transitive Property of Social Media. For social media that’s. If social media increases transparency, then its as good or as bad for your business as is having the customers see you better. Applied Elasticity in Social Media. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Social media Twitter elasticity Transitive property Oh-oh.
- Important Keys for Separating Business and Personal Social Media
Social media is huge these days, used by individuals and businesses alike. Your social media pages play a big part in your professional image. Below are a few important things to remember when utilizing your social media as a savvy entrepreneur. Being in the business of you is a 24/7 job. Be Cautious of New Friends.
- Social Media Atlanta
Social Media Atlanta is a week-long series of events which celebrates the technology and social media marketing achievements of Atlanta. For five days, all across Atlanta, participants will have the opportunity to attend events designed for Atlanta's thriving social media community. Tags: Social Media Is the Web Dead?
GROKDOTCOM Getting Started with Social Media: Use Google+ Wisely
| FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
Google+ is becoming more and more popular in terms of social media for business. The main advantage of Google+ is that your activity will easily rank high in Google search results. Make sure you have your Google Plus profile set up to connect with your potential customers strategically. Link To…
- Influence Customers With Earned Media
'Here''s the two times when your earned media will have the most influence on potential buyers. Targeting your prospects with earned media in specific areas of the buying decision is an effective way of converting prospects to buyers. quick read through the Earned Media Guide can also help jump start your earned media strategy.
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE The Power of Torso TV (Why Media is Racing to the Middle)
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
It was especially influential in my mind in thinking about media. At the simplest level you can think about markets in terms of the number of times media is consumed and/or purchased by people plotted against the total number of content of that media type that is available. This article originally ran on TechCrunch. Why is that?
- Top 10 Must-Follow Entrepreneur Twitter Accounts
Business Entrepreneurship Social Media entrepreneurs Social media marketing top t0 twitterPenelope Trunk. EntrepreneurInc. Magazine called Trunk, a dedicated author and blogger, “the world’s most influential guidance counselor.” Follow Penelope Trunk: @penelopetrunk. Entrepreneur Magazine. Thankfully, there is plenty of room.
THE NEXT WEB Jeff Bezos attended 60 investor meetings to raise $1m from 22 people, just to get Amazon started
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Entrepreneur Insider Media Shareables NewsIf you think startups have a tough time today, making ends meet and raising the necessary capital to take things to the next level, here’s an interesting little nugget courtesy of “Mr. Amazon” himself, Jeff Bezos. “I was most pessimistic literally at the very beginning.
ARCTICSTARTUP Playing The Media Game
| TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
I've been writing for ArcticStartup for some time now, and I've seen some startups play the media game better than others. In a way to mutually help each other get better content on the web, here are some tips on how to pitch to ArcticStartup and other media. Using a PR agency. Press releases suck. Include plenty of numbers and graphs.
- 4 Tips for Maximizing Your Next Social Media Contest
Running a social media contest can be deceivingly easy. Sometimes companies tap into a popular game, product, or type of media to attract people to their social media contest. Change the way you think about social media contests. Social media contests are not entirely about you. What could go wrong?
VC CAFE Israeli Startup Picapp Merges with YBrant Media
| THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
Ybrant Media , an large Indian Media portfolio of companies, has acquired Israeli startup PicApp for an undisclosed amount. This is Ybrant Media’s second acquisition in Israel. Following the acquisition, Picapp’s employees will join YBrant Media. According to Crunchbase , PicApp raised $3.2
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