The Google team announced on Monday that it had updated the app ribbon of its social network to help members find more relevant connections.
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Business in a Social Media World
The best social media content to help you take your business to the next level.
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The quest for self-improvement is a critical part of life for some, while for others it’s merely an afterthought. For those of us that seek to improve ourselves and our work, there are a million books, seminars and techniques out there all purporting to hold the key to unlocking our potential. While some of them genuinely offer sage advice and sensible guidance, others are awash with circular logic, tautologies and truisms that don’t actually help us to reach our goals. Today I’d like to expound upon a simple, practical technique that can be acted upon every day with a manageable amount of effort, and promises to drastically improve many facets of your life: This is 1 Percent Time…
I taught French to adults for five years, and one of the first pieces of advice I gave students was to set small, achievable goals.
You can never maintain steam when you try to do too much at once.
Jacob E. Dawson offers some great tips in this guest post for my blog.
Brands that want to succeed online through Social Media need to send a Valentine to their audience every day of the year.
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Have you ever wondered how you can build a community of advocates for your brand?
According to Steve Spicer, to achieve the desired results, you should romance your audience every day.
One of the best articles I have read in a very long time!
The restaurant has taken many PR missteps since a server posted a customer's receipt online. Here's how it could have avoided them.
Great analysis from +Gini Dietrich! I think Applebee's got a taste of their own medicine. In 2013, you cannot expect customers to be silent anymore. If you brush them off, they will respond accordingly...
An introduction to Starbucks is unnecessary. With over 18,000 retail stores in 60 countries, the renowned coffee house is the picture of success. In fact, this
What comes to mind when you think of Starbucks? For me, it's warmth, comfort, and respect for customers.
Here are 101 fantastic social media technology tool tips that you can use to promote your business on social media.
One of the most comprehensive lists of tips that I have ever seen! (by Ian Cleary)
If you are trying to recruit social ambassadors for your business, you will undoubtedly run into the challenge from your colleagues that they don’t know what to write about.
How do you create content that turns your customers into advocates for your brand?
Michael Brenner shares 30 ideas that you probably didn’t think about.
- Summarize your best whitepapers into blog posts.
- Summarize all your slideshare decks into article format and embed the slides into a blog post
- Search Klout and Twitter for the most influential people on Twitter for various keywords where you are trying to rank and use it to create a “list post”
- Create a list of the top blog sites for each keyword group
- Curate the top slideshare presentations for each keyword group
- Ask your customer service team to answer the frequently asked questions (FAQs) they get
Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
According to a study published by Pingdom on Tuesday, Facebook coul
- A Pingdom study revealed that Facebook could become the biggest "country" in the world as early as 2016
- The new YouTube channels are on their way
- Web developers can now create and share hosted websites via Google Drive
- Sponsored posts will soon be available on LinkedIn
- Pinterest and Twitter updated their apps for iOS and Android devices
- Vine changed its rating.
I did an internal presentation at the agency today to discuss where social media marketing is going in 2013. And I thought I might just as well post it here, too.
A short but interesting slideshow on marketing trends. It's all about the basics...
Picture this. You meet someone new. "What do you do?" she asks."I'm an architect," you say."Oh, really?" she answers. "Have you designed any buildings I've seen?
Do you use any of the words in this list to describe yourself? Only one for me "curator". But I don't think it's a crime. It's part of my work...
What is thought leadership? Like most buzzwords, thought leadership is an often misused and misunderstood term. But what is it really? And why do you need to consider developing and publishing thought leadership.
Thought leadership is not the privilege of a selected few. Anyone can contribute valuable ideas and content.
Here is a preview of some of the latest social media tools that are currently in beta that we are tracking.
Ian Cleary introduces eight social media tools with a lot of potential:
2) One Qube
5) Propel Ad
6) Little Bird
7) Post Rocket
8) AW Pro Tools
Which one(s) do you plan on using?