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FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 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.
START UP BLOG [Media] 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.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Top 12 Social Media Blunders of 2011
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
From using protests in Egypt to promote clothing lines to a viral campaign video, we take a look at the worst social media blunders of 2011 and what you can learn from them. Social media is immediate. Lesson: Pay attention to your social media accounts—even on the weekend. Sadly, some of us have to learn this the hard way.
- [Media] How to Get Good Social Media ROI
Until recently, my Web design business had been turning down work that involved creating social media campaigns. What are you hoping to accomplish by using social media? What can you provide your audience through social media? Not all social media tools are right for everyone. Until now. Increase leads or sales? discount?
- [Media] An Entrepreneur Needs to Count Friends Carefully
The Internet and social media have totally destroyed the meaning of the word “friend” and even changed it from a noun to a verb. entrepreneur Facebook social media friends twitter businessFacebook users with “whale” status (5,000 friends), are not even rare any more. Real friends help each other. Are these real friends? Marty Zwilling.
- [Media] Why Social Media Isn't the Problem. You Are
'Flash-sale sites offer a broader business lesson in what a lot of negative feedback means on social media. recently came across this post about flash sale sites and their " social media problem." The article mentions the high level (44 percent) of negative sentiment on the flash sale social media footprint. I''d say that 99.9
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] Cathryn Sloan and Why Social Media Experts Have Such Low Self-Esteem
| SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012
Last week a recent University of Iowa grad and, to this point, unknown journalist named Cathryn Sloan penned an article for the nextgen Journal titled Why Every Social Media Manager Should Be Under 25. The piece went viral because social media forty somethings disagreed violently with her point. 598 comments at this writing).
DAZZLINDONNA [Media] 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.
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] 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.
STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS [Media] 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 [Media] 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?
CROWDSPRING BLOG [Media] 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].
- [Media] 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?
THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MIND [Media] 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.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 8 Tips to Prevent a Social Media Meltdown
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
You can ignore social media, but that won't make it go away. The rules on that have certainly changed in the social media era. Companies need to take care to avoid a social media meltdown like Applebee's experienced earlier this year. Social media explodes. Social media followers cannot stand hypocrisy. Exciting!!!"
- [Media] 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
THE NEXT WEB [Media] How to increase Pinterest traffic and direct it to your site
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2012
Like any social media site, you shouldn’t go overboard when posting your own content. Social Media Examiner shows you how you can use Pinterest to generate more traffic to your blog. Entrepreneur Social Media How-To'sOn top of that, the introduction of business pages makes it obvious that Pinterest wants them to get involved.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 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.
- [Media] 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.
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] 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.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Is the GOP Bad at Social Media?
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
Here's what you can learn from the social media accounts of the 2012 presidential candidates. an exhaustive study of the president's successful 2009 social media strategy. A strong social-media following isn't just a popularity contest; it may also be a predictor of campaign success. million views in less than a week. million.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Gary Vaynerchuk: How to Tell Your Story on Social Media
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013
5000 conference, social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk explained how to use Facebook and Twitter and get results. Of course, most business owners at this point understand the significance of social media. What they don''t realize, Vaynerchuk said, is that they can''t approach social media platforms as pure distribution. You duck."
THE NEXT WEB [Media] 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.
REMBRANDT COMMUNICATIONS [Media] 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
VC CAFE [Media] 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
GROKDOTCOM [Media] 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…
THE NEXT WEB [Media] Giant Media founder: How I turned $7,000 into $8 million in three years
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
You see, Segura is the founder of a Los Angeles-based company called Giant Media, and TNW sat down with him to get his thoughts on his entrepreneurial experience. Giant Media is a video platform that distributes long-form content for brands. Well this is what went through David Segura’s mind three years ago.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] What Jimmy Fallon Can Teach You About Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
Over the years, Fallon has grown a huge presence on social media. Here''s a few things you can learn about social media from Jimmy Fallon, even if, chances are, you''re not even half as funny: 1. Social media can''t make a bad comic funny--but it can make an incredible comic''s message spread way beyond it''s original audience.
- [Media] Getting More out of Social Media
There are plenty of startups that offer to help your social media efforts. You can imagine how complicated this gets if we try to account for multiple channels, look at sub-brands, or try to figure out how social media is impacting a new product launch from Burberry’s beauty line. That time, of course, is long past. Distribution.
- [Media] Easy Ways to Up Your Social Media Game
'Sprout Social CEO Justyn Howard explains what it takes to truly engage customers--and build better relationships via social media. Most companies are using social media because they feel they should. So how do you use social media to actually engage your customers--and build better customer relationships? Go figure.) Exactly.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [Infographic] Social Media Vs Salary
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
And social media wins. That’s right – many young professionals and college graduates actually admit that they would sacrifice salary and attractive employment opportunities for social media and technology freedom. 27-percent would accept a job offer with restrictions but still attempt to access their social media outlets.
CROWDSPRING BLOG [Media] 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 [Media] How to Master the 4 Big Social- Media Platforms
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
Social media is the same thing. Most people think of social media as distribution and use the same messaging on every platform. 'Think of how you act with your friends versus how you act with your clients. You behave differently based on your environment. That''s not fully exploiting the tools. Facebook It all starts with the image.
UP AND RUNNING [Media] 8 Ways Your Social Media Strategy is Like a Fantasy Football Draft
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
'In Social Media, as in Fantasy Football , you can’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are. Here are the top 8 reasons your social media strategy is like your NFL Fantasy Football draft. If you work in social media, it’s possible you’ve made that very same bet. Each requires planning, strategy, and passion. Facebook ?
- [Media] Quality Leads from Social Media
I am pretty sure most business owners are trying to figure out how to leverage social media to start generating leads for their business. To do this, we have put together a 30 Day Social Media Marketing Plan that will give business owners a structured plan on how to get started. link]. Look forward to seeing you all at the webinar!
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Social Change Through Social Media: Kip Solutions
| SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012
By helping organizations trumpet the world's most pressing causes through social media, three college students give back exponentially. With the overwhelming influence social media has on daily life, people are constantly bombarded by tweets and status updates. ’” says Ip. ”
- [Media] 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.
- [Media] 5 Ways to Use Social Media At Conferences
Before you attend your next conference, be sure you know how to use social media to get the most out of the conversation and connections. Lately I also come back with many new and renewed relationships, simply by networking using social media. Use social media to eavesdrop on digital conversations happening elsewhere.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] 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.
GRADE A ENTREPRENEURS [Media] Social Media for Businesses: Social Media Metrics by Jim Sterne
| SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2010
Jason Falls from Social Media Today reports interesting findings from a survey by City bank asking 550 small business owners across America about Internet and social media use for their companies: 81 percent don’t use social media! By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis. And there is a lot to do there!
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] The Difference Between Earned and Owned Media
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Almost any form of content created by your digital marketing team can be placed into one of two categories--earned media or owned media. Owned Media This is the primary type of content your team will create on a regular basis. Owned media is all content and media that is featured in areas of the Web owned by your brand.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 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
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 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.
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE [Media] 6 Tips for Building Relationships with Journalists
| MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
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DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] 5 Ways to Use Social Media and Your Online Presence to Drive People Offline
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
5 Ways to Use Social Media and Your Online Presence to Drive People Offline This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Strategy Social Media GenBook google places groupon Instagram Living Social olark rapportive YelpSo, what does this mean for the local small business? 1) Online calls to action.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] 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.
VENTUREDIG.COM [Media] Monetizing Social Networks: The Four Dominant Business Models and How You Should Implement Them in 2010
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009
The business models within the social media realm are much different than traditional businesses. Because social media is so new, and this model is so new, it’s much easier to setup a business model based on banner ads (all you do is sign up with an ad network and place the creative ad code on your site). Virtual Currency.
- [Media] Why Real-Life Relationships are Key to Social Media Success
This might feel like contrary advice coming from someone who writes a lot about and participates often in social media, but it''s a natural sequence of events. Old-timers might even have had other people print out and respond to their emails at first, so the notion of participating in social media was beyond daunting. Not really.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 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.
ONSTARTUPS [Media] 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.
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] 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!
- [Media] 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.
- [Media] Can Social Media Hurt The Success Of Young Entrepreneurs?
I’m even more amazed at the limitations social media has put on young aspiring entrepreneurs and how it hinders the necessary fundamentals to start a business. If you want to open a B2C ( Business to Consumer ) company, than yes, social media helps. I’m always amazed that interns at my company can do so much with the web.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 5 Social Media Habits to Make This Year
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
Over the past year, I've experimented with social media in a number of ways. Along the way, I learned some key lessons about keeping the social media fires burning. Social media is supposed to be social, so get to know those who are following you. Start out 2013 with a new lease on your social networking life. The reason?
AWEISSMAN.COM [Media] Self Expression through Social Media
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
Self Expression through Social Media. Chris Poole, founder of Canvas , "a place to share and play with images" gave an amazing talk the other day, Self-Expression through Social Media, you can see it below: Chris speaks about how identity intersects with the forms and methods of self-expression. Self Expression through Social Media.
- [Media] Turn Into a Rockstar Speaker: 7 Social Media Tips
If you're presenting--and you should be presenting, if you're trying to grow your business--social media can help you stand out. Along with a compelling presentation and main message, social media is the most powerful tool at my disposal. Here are seven ways I've found social media can make you a rockstar presenter: 1.
- [Media] 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.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Harness the True Power of Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Livestrong CEO Doug Ulman says you can't think of social media as a tool. To get maximum impact, he says you have to think of social media as a mission
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] What's a Social Media Share Really Worth?
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
A new study by Eventbrite reveals that there is money to be made from social media sharing. For business owners wary of building social media communities, the study indicates that the impact on the bottom line may be worth considering. Among its findings, the study showed that companies and small businesses earn as much as $4.15
ACTIVE GARAGE [Media] 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.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] How to Scale a Start-up Using Social Media
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
good part of Eat24's success stems from the way the bootstrapped company uses social media. But what really makes the brand strong, says Eat24 social media manager Patty Jordan is its consistent and authentic voice. Check out my recent post On Social Media, Authenticity Always Wins Here's how it happened. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] 5 Ways Every Business Should Use Google+ Hangouts
| MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
Social Media Google+ HangoutI think Google Hangouts are the most interesting aspect of Google+. To date, however, I don’t see them being used in very creative ways. Google Hangout is little more than a glorified video chat and could be accomplished using a variety of technology, but they are unique for two important reasons. Preview an event.
STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS [Media] 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?
- [Media] 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?
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [Singapore][Event] Social Media World Forum Asia 2011 & Apps World Asia 2011
| THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
Social Media World Forum (SMWF) Asia is back for its third edition! Organized by Bristol-based events company Six Degrees , this two-day conference and exhibition dedicated to all things social and digital media will take place in Singapore on 1st and 2nd September this year. Check out the full agenda here. Apps World Asia 2011.
GROKDOTCOM [Media] 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…
- [Media] New Social Media Strategy? 5 Questions to Ask First
If you are serious about using social media as a weapon in your marketing arsenal, then you need to come up with answers to the following five questions: 1. What do I want to accomplish through social media? Social media can be used for multiple purposes, so identify your specific business goals. How much do I want to spend?
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 4 Tips for Using Social Media to Sell
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012
You can use social media to land a sale--but only if you're following these key principles. We talked yet again about selling and social media. I've decided that the idea becomes much more valuable if I look at it as "social selling" rather than "social media." called him, and learned four key principles from the discussion: 1.
500 HATS [Media] Congrats SlideShare + LinkedIn -- Best Wishes Rashmi, Jon, & Amit :)
| THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
Blog the Blogging Bloggers Dave, Friends, Family Social Networking & Social MediaThis is a very special post for me to write, to congratulate some good friends on a job well done. think Mike Arrington had written one of the very first TechCrunch posts on SlideShare in late 2006, and i was an immediate fan and user soon after.
THE NEXT WEB [Media] 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.
CROWDSPRING BLOG [Media] Growing Your Small Business Using Social Media: The Facts
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012
We’re previously written about ways that small businesses are using social media , how businesses can leverage social media to deliver customer service , and the innovative ways some businesses use social media. This data suggests that company-driven social media efforts can indeed drive purchasing decisions.
- [Media] Become a Rock Star on Social Media: 4 Ways
One way to get more social media friends, followers, fans and fervor is to leverage your email marketing campaigns. My email marketing company, VerticalResponse, truly believes that email and social media go together hand in hand. social media network that your customers and prospects are using on a daily basis. Run a contest.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [Infographic] Small Businesses More Comfortable With Social Media: Constant Contact
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Constant Contact recently released data from its Fall 2011 Attitudes and Outlook Survey , and the biggest and most interesting finding was that small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) are more comfortable using social media marketing as opposed to six months ago. Facebook reigns supreme at 86-percent, and.
IDDICTIVE.COM [Media] 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 [Media] Can You Really Make Money Via Social Media?
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
Social media may give the illusion of spreading the wealth around, but for the vast majority of entrepreneurs, it's hard to justify the time. Everyone is involved in social media, these days. mean, who actually makes money on social media? The media clearly benefits from social media exposure.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] How to Do Social Media Right: 5 Tips
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
5000 companies reveal real-life stories about how they've successfully tackled social media. just finished the "Social Media: Do or Die" panel here at the Inc. Social media is more than just for sales and marketing; it could be a valuable tool for internal communications, too. Social media is a two-way street. Three Inc.
STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS [Media] 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 [Media] 6 Easy Ways to Kill Your Social Media Reputation
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
Worthwhile social media managers like Sprout Social make it easy to mark messages and track followers. 'Want to lose followers and alienate people? It''s easier to do than you might think. I''m continually amazed at how far social networking has progressed since 2011. That''s why my editor used that headline.) That needs to change.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [Infographic] Social Media For Recruitment
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
'While it used to be that where recruiters used to advertise in the mass media for openings in order to look for talent, more and more are to today are turning to social media to find suitable employees. Simply put, social media is a more up-to-date method for finding great people.
THE NEXT WEB [Media] 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.
- [Media] 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
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] Must-Have Tips To Help Small Businesses Utilize Social Media
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
Having a credible social media presence is paramount for small business owners and service providers looking to build credibility in their field. Some things for them to consider: Don’t wait to begin using social media… tools such as Facebook, blogs, Twitter and/or online tools Schedulicity. Give credit to employees and clients.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] How to Run an Engaging Poll on Google Plus
| MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
Related Posts: the startup garden Book Tour Social Media Management Tips Getting the Google Plus Conversation Right Google Plus Adds New Features 7 ways to get more blog comments. Social Media GoogleHow to Run an Engaging Poll on Google Plus This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Quick tip for Google+ users to start off your week.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [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
- [Media] 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].
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE [Media] DataSift Announces Mega-Round. Apple Buys Topsy for $200 Million. Here’s What You Need to Know
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
Social Media Tech Market Analysis 'I’m super proud to announce that DataSift has just completed a $42 million financing round coming at the end of a year where its revenue grew several hundred percent year-over-year. Considering our revenue is SaaS revenue this achievement is even more remarkable. ” What gives? Identity. Social.
- [Media] Google Snaps Up Social Media Marketing Start-Up
Although Facebook is the reason it took off, social media marketing platform Wildfire has decided to join forces with Google. Wildfire claims to be the first social media marketing company to integrate its software directly with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] I can’t stop laughing at this – social media explained with donuts
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Social media explained with donuts. Humor Social Marketing/MediaTwitter – I am eating a donut. Facebook – I like donuts. Foursquare – This is where I eat donuts. Instagram – Here’s a vintage photo of my donut. YouTube – Here I am eating a donut. LinkedIn – My skills include donut eating.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] How to Run an Engaging Social Media Campaign
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Doug Ulman, CEO of Livestrong, says social media formed the basis for Livestrong to fight cancer on a global level
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] 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.
- [Media] Mid-sized Businesses Suffer a Social Media Gap
The Sloan/Deloitte study quoted Boston College assistant professor Gerald Kane, who studies strategic use of information by businesses, with the following explanation: I think smaller firms like social business because they don't have the buying power or the resources to conduct traditional media campaigns.
THE NEXT WEB [Media] How to apply PR strategies to improve your company’s SEO
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013
PR is about building relationships with media professionals and key influencers to help increase a company or individual’s visibility and profile; SEO is an iteration of that relationship. That’s where social media comes in. Social media allows us to target our communications and bypass traditional barriers to success.
FELD THOUGHTS [Media] Is Astroturfing Coming To Social Media?
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
It’s when this becomes a social media strategy. Once someone builds this into a social media dashboard and automates the “identify-keyword, add, @reply-message” function, it’ll get yucky fast. I hate astroturfing. think think it’s the lamest form of promotion and advocacy possible. Social Networking
CROWDSPRING BLOG [Media] This Is Why Social Media Doesn’t Work For Your Business
| TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
'If you have invested considerable time and resources on social media marketing over the past year and feel frustrated, you are not alone. It’s not surprising that many businesses fail to properly leverage social media. Yet there are many good examples of businesses that leverage social media remarkably well.
CONVERSIONXL [Media] How to Use Social Media To Drive Sales
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
According to a report by Nielsen on social media Americans spend three times more time on social media than reading their e-mail. Thanks to data from AddShopper’s network of over 7000 retailers we can take a closer look at what role social media played in the record breaking results. So don’t use social media to sell per-se.
MARK BIRCH [Media] 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
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] Starcount.com: Charting The Stars In Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
Measuring Your Popularity On Social Media. Starcount , he explains as he demonstrates the site via his laptop projected on a large TV screen, is a social media measurement engine that aggregates and measures social media popularity on a global and local scale across any genre. Celebrities could live here. He shuts it off.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] All My Social Media Tools in One Twitter List (Sorta)
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
'All My Social Media Tools in One Twitter List (Sorta) written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing I love lists. The list below is a Twitter list of the tools I use to manage and operate the various social media aspects of my business. Social Media Tools on Twitter. Log in to List.ly
CHRISTINE.NET [Media] 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.
- [Media] Which Is Better: New Media Marketing Or Old School Internet Marketing?
world of blogging, podcasting and social media, versus traditional internet marketing formats. This is the part of the … Read the rest of this entry » Business Strategy Make Money Online adam short Conversion Blogging internet marketing new media marketing niche profit classroom pat flynn social media
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