Nowhere do the mistakes, poor practices and questionable judgement of individuals, organizations and brands get exposed with such glee as they do in the sphere of the social web. It’s no wonder some CEOs or senior decision-makers entrusted with the stewardship of brands break out in a cold sweat at the simple mention of the words “social media.”
Mark Schaefer wrote a great post about Negativity Bias as it relates to the social web and how this phenomenon has created a playing field rife with PR land mines for anyone active in the space. Schaefer sparks dialogue at the end of his post by posing the following question:
“In a world where Negativeity Bias is gasoline on a viral fire, and one misstep can overwhelm years of positive work cultivating raving fans, why would anybody take a risk on the social web?”
Do you manage a site that encourages people to create user accounts?
Are you looking for an easy way to tap the power of Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn to quickly create user identities?
If so, keep reading for my review of a social service that we used to quickly build up members of our Networking Clubs.
Why Social Login?
Once people login to their favorite social network, they generally don’t log out. Most people have a social account with one of the major social networks. This means their photograph and contact details are already registered elsewhere...
[You can use the Big 4 online Answer Sites for market research, content ideas, and to build credibility and thought leadership for you and your company. Here's how.]
An ideal connection between social media and search might just be “Answer” sites. The essential concept behind an answer site is that visitors can post a question eager to get it answered by someone considered an expert, who is knowledgeable in the subject matter. The response could also be powered by public knowledge with consensus determining the “best” answer. Answer sites offer users the capability to be both the inquisitor and the expert. More often than not, in basic human interaction, we can answer each others’ questions based on our own personal familiarity. We can achieve this on a massive scale using these Answer Sites.
Create Content That Answers Your Customers’ Questions
A simple guide to understanding how to effectively use Twitter hashtags in marketing and how you shouldn't! [note mg]
Every time we host live webinars (and as this long list suggests, that is quite often), quite a few attendees get confused about what to do with the hashtag we provide. What is it? What does it do? How do you create one? Let me explain!
What is a hashtag?
A Twitter hashtag is simply a keyword phrase, spelled out without spaces, with a pound sign (#) in front of it. For example, #inboundchat and #ILoveChocolate are both hashtags.
What does a hashtag do?
A Twitter hashtag ties the conversations of different users into one stream, which you can find by searching the hastag in Twitter Search or by using a third-party monitoring tool such as HootSuite.
Maybe a tool that will help us to manage Pinterest... I look forward and I have subscribed... it's free... :) [note mg]
The easiest way to follow/unfollow pinners, view popular pins, schedule pins, and get statistics to know how to reach a larger audience. We help optimize your marketing strategies so that you can focus on your content.
Wow, an amazing way to start or improve your social media strategy. In this post you'll find all what you need to do a great job! [note mg]
Clarify your objectives and discover your route to social media success. This step-by-step guide will take you from tentative novice to intrepid explorer, and help you make the right decisions unique to your business.