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Enterprise social media means taking all social media has to offer and applying it everywhere in the enterprise. See out blog at http://smperformance.wordpress.com
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Owned, Paid or Earned Media - The Right Strategy For the Right Tool

Owned, Paid or Earned Media - The Right Strategy For the Right Tool | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it
Today it’s hard to find even a small business that doesn’t have its own website. An online presence has become an essential marketing tool, helping

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Great post about when to do what and how to have OPP (Other People's Platforms) work FOR you not just for THEM.

 

ME: I just love the acronym OPP! 

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, April 15, 2013 4:30 PM

Gret post about when to do what and how to have OPP (Other People's Platforms) work FOR you not just for THEM.

Mike Ellsworth's comment, April 16, 2013 5:38 PM
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Without The Right Message, Twitter Is No Better For Your Brand Than A Fax Machine

Without The Right Message, Twitter Is No Better For Your Brand Than A Fax Machine | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

"A great lesson in humility... I think this article touches the major problem of social media, too much blah blah and personal promotion and not enough real useful information for all. It's to each of us to finding the right ratio between the two... I have an idea about that, and you? [note mg]"

 

The best heading in this article: You're Not More Important Than Your Audience

 

True that. To be an effective social business, you need to turn around a few internal attitudes. You have a chance to know your customers and prospects as more than demographics or zip codes. How you seize this opportunity may determine your future success.

 

Agree? Disagree? Please comment below.


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John van den Brink's comment, March 16, 2012 3:41 PM
Martin, thank you for this one! Great weekend
Martin Gysler's comment, March 16, 2012 5:31 PM
I'm glad you like it John!
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Managing Google+ Circles : 7 Essential Tips

Managing Google+ Circles : 7 Essential Tips | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

"Tips to handle Google+ circles like a pro and enjoy your experience even more..."

 

There are some good tips here, including a way to prevent resharing which I didn't know how to do.


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From Blogger to Book Author: The 4-Step Guide

From Blogger to Book Author: The 4-Step Guide | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

Some bloggers don’t start a blog to make money. They start blogging, because they have a message that the world needs to hear. In other words:

 

Some bloggers blog to get published.

 

Recently, I signed a contract with a book publisher. I had always hoped to one day publish a book, but I never thought it would happen in a few months.

 

What made this possible? In a word: blogging.

Image copyright Lasse Kristensen - Fotolia.com

 

If you want to go from blogger to book author, you’ll need to do a few things. But the pay-off can be significant.

 

Why you should publish a book

 

With the rising popularity of ebooks and self-publishing, why should you go with a traditional publisher?

 

Why even write a book at all? Doesn’t a blog suffice?...


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Martin Gysler's comment, January 6, 2012 7:38 AM
Hi Chuck, It's a question I am often asked me and..., I do not have a definitive answer on this. I, for one, a Baby-Bommer and I think it is not related to generation, but to humanity in general. Everyone would like always appear in the best light possible, which does not always favor the authenticity. I also think that the social media demonstrate even better the malaise of our society and the lack of commitment of most people on this earth!
Chuck Bartok's comment, January 6, 2012 10:54 AM
Thanks for the response.
Because of realistic parents, my siblings and I were never directed to operate to Please Others, rather be sure we were satisfied with our behavior.
Because, if I am on the right track, it is easier to share Abundance with others.
Self-Interest is different than Selfishness.
I bring up this point to reflect on the fact many have Stories of Benefit to share and if they focused on their personal "greatness" it would be easier to get the Job done.
Martin Gysler's comment, January 6, 2012 11:27 AM
Yes Chuck, I see and I know that each generation change. Sometimes in a good sense and sometimes on a worse way... that's life! Indeed, when people make personal work, it is easier to do something constructive with them, but I also know that for many people, it's only bla bla and serves no purpose. What makes me say that we must choose the world around us. Have a great weekend.
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6 Ways to Acquire New Customers via Social Media

6 Ways to Acquire New Customers via Social Media | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are great for building your brand -- but how do you find new customers? That's seems be the question from everyone in business! [note mg]

 

We all know social media is an important tool for brand awareness and customer acquisition — but how exactly are you supposed to convert random Twitter and Facebook users into real-life customers? Well, that depends.

 

 

Read more: http://mashable.com/2012/03/29/customer-acquisition-social/


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5 Ways to Kick Start Your Social Business

5 Ways to Kick Start Your Social Business | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

"The line between marketing and HR appears to being redefined as we enter the era of the social business. Whilst a CEO will clearly be able to point to a set of strategic responsibilities for HR, the role of HR is evolving as employee engagement, branding and business strategies blend to create a broader social ecosystem.

 

"Businesses are becoming more open and transparent as the line between customers and employees becomes blurred, communications open and people can clearly identify the match of an organisational culture to the brand promise. Do people act pro-actively in customer service, are they really focused on employee development, corporate sustainability….does this organizational still make sense?"

 

Social will change corporate structures, as this article points out.


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How To Find Royalty Free Images That Haven’t Been Overused

How To Find Royalty Free Images That Haven’t Been Overused | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

I don't know you, but for me, images are very important. A text without an image, is like a sky without stars. For this reason, I like this post with several ressources, maybe you too! [note Martin Gysler]

 

“Hey, I’ve seen that image before. Actually, I’ve seen it many times before.”


Images allow you to express what words can’t.

 

They draw the viewer in and elicit an emotional impact, providing your users with information while confirming that what your selling or promoting is real.

 

There are many affordable options available to purchase stock photography. This may be a blessing or a curse. Affordability often comes at the cost of originality.

 

It’s important to consider your ideals and the image’s ability to illustrate a concept perfectly. But consider originality as well. You wouldn’t want to fall into the trap of using cliche imagery because it’s easy and convenient.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/Af9ZXX


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Martin Gysler's comment, February 9, 2012 3:44 PM
Great Katipsoi, I'm glad that you can use this information to improve your page.
Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, February 11, 2012 10:32 PM
So helpful and something that is a daily struggle o THANKS. Marty
Mike Ellsworth's comment, February 12, 2012 1:10 PM
Marty, thanks for the comment.

I just found another great way to search for Creative Commons images: http://search.creativecommons.org/

It automates a CC search on Google Images, Flickr and more. Wow!
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5 Techniques You Can Use to Take Your Internet Marketing Business to the Next Level in 2012

5 Techniques You Can Use to Take Your Internet Marketing Business to the Next Level in 2012 | Enterprise Social Media | Scoop.it

Well, friends, we are getting to that time of the year when it is time to start thinking about where we want our business to go in the upcoming year. 2012 is just around the corner. Do you have a plan yet?

 

The truth is that you can make a difference by setting goals or resolutions (or whatever you want to call them). But you can’t just set and forget. You need to have a plan. If you want to take your internet marketing efforts to the next level start thinking about how you are going to do that now.

 

These 5 marketing techniques can bring about change and more profit. Which one(s) will you implement this coming year?


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