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REAL Content Marketers have an iPhone App | Mobile Content Marketing

iPhone content marketing advice. Don''t forget about mobile- create an iPhone app. An interview with an author & iPhone app developer to help your content marketing.
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Finding those pearls in social media. You can decide whether it is a gem or two... or not (http://Xeeme.com/shirleywilliams /http://socialmediapearls.com)
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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Find the visual content you need with our complete list of free image sources, offering high-quality images for your blog posts and social media updates.

Via Susan Bainbridge
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Olivier Milo's curator insight, May 26, 1:01 PM

Great Buffer post to find free images for your next campaign !

Paul-Alain Stieglitz's curator insight, May 27, 3:53 AM

une source d'images très utile (s)...quoiqu'en soit l'usage !

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10 Reasons For Loving Instagram - Social Media Pearls

10 Reasons For Loving Instagram - Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Wonder why you should use Instagram? Here are my 10 reasons for loving Instagram and why you should consider using it as a mobile social platform.
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10 reasons why you should also consider Instagram if you have not already.

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Generation J are the C-level leaders in Organizations Today - Social Media Pearls

Generation J are the C-level leaders in Organizations Today - Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
If you are pitching to the C-suite leaders, the chances are you are selling to Generation J. Generation J are the C-level leaders in organizations today.
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Make or save a copy of your Linkedin Profile and Contacts - Social Media Pearls

Make or save a copy of your Linkedin Profile and Contacts - Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
A post on how to make or save a copy of your Linkedin profile. If you value your content in your profile that you have collected over time, it is a must do.
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Why Corporate Blogs Are Important [INFOGRAPH] - Social Media Pearls

Why Corporate Blogs Are Important [INFOGRAPH] - Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
This is why corporate blogs are important.
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Compelling Content: 3 Key Points from the Consumer POV [Research]

Compelling Content: 3 Key Points from the Consumer POV [Research] | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Compelling content marketing depends on the latest research and data, but are content marketers overlooking the vital perspective provided by consumers? Here, we explore some of the key content mar...
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Social Media Strategy: What to Do Before, During, and After Your Event | BizBash

Social Media Strategy: What to Do Before, During, and After Your Event | BizBash | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Brands are becoming more sophisticated in their use of social media at face-to-face events.
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Nice interview of what you should be considering in your social media strategy for an event. Worth the read

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The 25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology

The 25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Whether or not there's a racial bias in tech, many African-Americans are doing remarkable things in the industry. ; (Business Insider is reporting that diversity in Silicon Valley has become a hot topic lately.

In a one-and-a-half...

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Given a key debate in 2011 related to the black population and technology, this is good to see.

 

 

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19 Things Successful People Do On Social Media - Forbes

19 Things Successful People Do On Social Media - Forbes | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Twitter Master Calvin Lee of Mayhem Studios #1: They believe. Successful people believe they are adding value to your day, on and off social media.
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Nice reminders that you should note.

Nicely done.

 

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social-media-cheat-sheet1.png (1000x2990 pixels) | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
RT @robertdaddario: Social media cheat sheet via @Edudemic http://t.co/AvUNebYT @Infographitweet
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It is a little out of date but still a useful overview of the differet major platformed.

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Curated by Shirley Wiilaims

 

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Louis Postel's curator insight, September 1, 2013 2:00 PM
Still a handy social media cheat sheet (memo to self: don't get seduced by big numbers. think about creating meaningful customer relationships.)
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24 Crowdfunding Sites For Your Crowdfunding Campaign | Social Media Pearls

24 Crowdfunding Sites For Your Crowdfunding Campaign | Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Defining what is crowdfunding and listing 20+ crowdfunding sites to support your crowdfunding campaign.
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Crowdfunding sites have grown significantly over the last few years. It is time to take a closer look at what is available and to better understand the options available.

 

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(Jan 2013 Update) How Many People Use the Top Social Media?

(Jan 2013 Update) How Many People Use the Top Social Media? | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it

Here is my monthly, running tally of how many people are using some of the top social media updated for January 2013.

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A very useful resource on the number of registered users for over 100 social network sites.

 

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CNN Soars on Social Media in 2012

CNN Soars on Social Media in 2012 | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
CNN Worldwide ended 2012 as the number one news organization with the largest social media following on Twitter and Facebook. Additionally, CNN had the top two most followed journalists on Twitter and was the only cable news network with two shows...
Shirley Williams (XeeMe.com/ShirleyWilliams)'s insight:

It is interesting to see the change in mainstream media over the last two years. 2012 has shown that many have significantly embraced social media.

This post gives the breakdown for the top 10s in Facebook and Twitter. The top 3s are:

 

Top 3 news organizations with the most people following their journalists on Twitter (as of 12/21/12):

 

CNN: 17,004,673 total followers

New York Times: 10,361,924 total followers

ABC News: 8,080,255 total followers

 

Top 3 news organizations on Facebook:

CNN: 4,371,614 total likes

Fox News: 2,784,338 total likes

BBC: 2,635,351 total likes

 

Top 3 most followed journalists (as of 12/21/12):

Anderson Cooper: 3,455,256

Piers Morgan: 3,004,433

Rachel Maddow: 2,434,423

 

 

CNN definitely seems to be leading the social media charge

 

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12 Insights You Need to Know Before Building a Hospital Website

12 Insights You Need to Know Before Building a Hospital Website | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Hospital website redesigns aren’t easy.First of all, there’s the internal politics. They seem to put the needs of individuals and department agendas over the needs of the entire organization. This complication seems to affect hospital website redesigns more than any other industry.

Via Marie Ennis-O'Connor
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Good overview for any hospital rethinking their site

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26 Types of Blog Posts - Prof KRG

26 Types of Blog Posts - Prof KRG | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
It seems a lot bloggers have a difficult time finding ideas for posts. Perhaps part of the reason for this is because they are unaware of all of the various types of blog posts they can write.
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A nice list highting different posts you could consider. So if you are having a dry spell , this list might stimulate some thoughts and ideas.

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Woong-il Choi's curator insight, November 12, 2013 12:22 AM

It includes various type of layout. I think it is useful for social curation application if these various type of layout is applied based on contents type.

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An In-Depth Guide To Developing And Planning Your Quarterly Editorial Calendar For Your Blog - Blog Marketing Academy

An In-Depth Guide To Developing And Planning Your Quarterly Editorial Calendar For Your Blog - Blog Marketing Academy | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
A 6-step process to planning your quarterly editorial calendar for your blog, and WHY you might want to plan your blog content that far in advance.
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A to Z on Corporate Blogging Tips [INFOGRAPH] - Social Media Pearls

A to Z on Corporate Blogging Tips [INFOGRAPH] - Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Here is the A to Z on corporate blogging tips. An easy format to help you remember for the biggest impact.
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Today's 8 Consumer Habits Of the COMsumer [INFOGRAPH] - Social Media Pearls

Today's 8 Consumer Habits Of the COMsumer [INFOGRAPH] - Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Today's consumer is a COMsumer. Here are Today's 8 Consumer habits of that savvy consumer.
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Austin Grady's comment, September 1, 2013 2:09 PM
This is excellent Shirley. This infograph provides great information about how to make sure an online resource doesn't disappoint consumers.
Shirley Williams (XeeMe.com/ShirleyWilliams)'s comment, September 1, 2013 2:37 PM
Thank you so much Austin. It is a topic that I am passionate about so your feedback is even more appreciated.
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Manage Your Twitter Relationships Using Commun.it | Social Media Pearls

Manage Your Twitter Relationships Using Commun.it | Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
How to manage your twitter relationships using Commun.it and generate leads. Commun.it helps you stay on top of your tweets. This post describes how
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How Your Branded Content Can Thrive on Tumblr

How Your Branded Content Can Thrive on Tumblr | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Find out how your branded content can thrive on Tumblr. The social media site allows sharing of all types including links, music, photos, quotes, text, and video and ranks right behind Facebook in ...
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News Discovery: 23 Alternatives to Google Reader

News Discovery: 23 Alternatives to Google Reader | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
So the really big news yesterday, outstripping that of a new Pope is the news that Google is Powering Down Google Reader, which for many people is a total disaster.

Via Robin Good
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Jen Fuhrman-Kestler's curator insight, March 28, 2013 11:15 AM

Will  be interesting to see how brands use the new version of Flipboard

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 31, 2013 3:30 PM

I recently moved all of my Rss feeds over to Feedburner. However FB doesn't display results in any kind of sophisticated graphic format. It might be time for another change! 

Ruth Bass's curator insight, April 1, 2013 12:24 PM

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Linkedin Endorsements, Skills and Expertise. Quit the whining and leverage the network | Social Media Pearls

Linkedin Endorsements, Skills and Expertise. Quit the whining and leverage the network | Social Media Pearls | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
How to use Linkedin Endorsements, Skills and Expertise to increase your networking ability. Stop the whining. Leverage the network
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Joan Stewart's curator insight, February 24, 2013 8:21 AM

LinkedIn has become a powerful tool to use if used correctly.

 

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What is Your Myers Briggs Social Media Type? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is Your Myers Briggs Social Media Type? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Have you ever taken the Myers Briggs test? It is an assessment based on Carl Jung’s theory of psychological types that looks at what kind of characters peo (What is Your Myers Briggs Social Media Type?
Shirley Williams (XeeMe.com/ShirleyWilliams)'s insight:

Interesting analysis of Myers Briggs personality types and the usage of Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. I think it stimulates thought and could profice top level tips to networking with potential prospects. However I would use hte results to stimulate thought  and not as an exact science. I would recommend a read.

 

 

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Why Don't CEOs Use Social Media?

Customers expect your organization to be socially friendly. Social community management and interacting with the public in the social space is a very important role. Corporate leadership in social media should not be absent here.
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My perspective on why the C-level need to drive a social business enviroment

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The 36 Rules of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 36 Rules of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Pearls | Scoop.it
Shirley Williams (XeeMe.com/ShirleyWilliams)'s insight:

Interesting infograph on key points when considering social media. 

I think it serves as a good reminder. It also has interesting tips on when to use advertising.

 

 

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Josie's curator insight, August 26, 2013 9:31 AM

36 Commonsense rules that make a difference and sheds clarity!

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 27, 2013 2:45 PM

Practical rules for social media newbies and good reminders for those with more experience.

Robin Webb's curator insight, May 14, 12:56 PM

Type 1, the visual article- interesting information, but the many different colors and fonts are distracting and make it hard to follow.