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What If All Offices Went Green? [Infographic]

What If All Offices Went Green? [Infographic] | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

This infographic from Metrofax highlights the benefits of going green in the workplace:  Waste-conscious companies can increase revenue, reduce disposal costs, and save resources.


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Arq. Rubén Plana's comment, May 10, 2013 5:42 AM
hooo!!good!!!
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The SEO Value of a Google+ Profile or Page [INFOGRAPHIC]

The SEO Value of a Google+ Profile or Page [INFOGRAPHIC] | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Because Google+ content will appear in Google's natural search results, it's important for your local business to have a page of it's own!

 

Google+ attracted over 100,000,00 users within the first 6 months of its launch and sites with a Google +1 button across their site generate 3.5 times more visits to their Google+ Page than those without the button.

 

Learn more about how to use Google+ to enhance your SEO efforts in our infographic.


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10 Creative Secrets For Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

10 Creative Secrets For Social Media Marketing [Infographic] | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

 

“10 Creative Secrets For Social Media Marketing” is an Infographic, so its creators hope you enjoy this one as much as you did with their previous infographic, “21 Rules For Effective Social Media Marketing“

 

View the complete infographic for ideas and tips on how to best leverage social media for marketing and business.


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The New Content Life Cycle: 4 Steps to a More Strategic Approach to Web Content | Content Marketing Institute

The New Content Life Cycle: 4 Steps to a More Strategic Approach to Web Content | Content Marketing Institute | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Every day we are flooded with information about the latest and greatest social and mobile platforms where people hold conversations, voice opinions, or influence others. Whether it’s Instagram, Google+, Path, or Pinterest, people are flocking to these new social networks.

 

But companies are now left trying to make sense of which ones they should be paying attention to, what they need to be doing in these channels to gain a competitive advantage, and how it all ties into their overall content marketing strategy.

 

On today’s rapidly shifting web, it’s essential that companies start to take a more holistic approach to content marketing and connect more effectively with their various stakeholders across a number of web and social channels. This “pressure to extend” has created a new strategic online content life cycle that is imperative when competing on today’s unpredictable social web — especially in light of recent changes in Google search algorithms and how they might affect established SEO strategies.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/J69H56


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10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Maybe you want create your own infographic, here 10 tools to support you to do it. [note mg]

 

Information graphics, visual representations of data known as infographics, keep the web going these days. Web users, with their diminishing attention spans, are inexorably drawn to these shiny, brightly coloured messages with small, relevant, clearly-displayed nuggets of information. They’re straight to the point, usually factually interesting and often give you a wake-up call as to what those statistics really mean.

 

Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/K0s4LL


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How to use Natural Networking to connect with anyone — including the exact email scripts

How to use Natural Networking to connect with anyone — including the exact email scripts | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

How many of us have heard career experts telling us to “go out there and network”?

 

What does that actually mean? They never seem to specify.

 

So we end up going to 1 or 2 pointless networking events, which actually turn out to be a bunch of unemployed people looking for jobs, until we realize the pointlessness of random networking. We stop going. But we keep hearing about the importance of our network, and we hear about how most jobs are found through personal contacts. Pretty soon, it becomes clear to us that it’s WHO you know, not WHAT you know. But we have no idea how to actually turn that realization into something actionable.

 

There’s a game going on around us that we don’t even see.

 

And today, I want to show you exactly how to decode it — along with the specific email scripts to use. If you’ve been waiting for the real story on how networking actually works, this is it.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/xd4OhE


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10 Key Facts, Stats and Findings about the State of Social Media in 2011

10 Key Facts, Stats and Findings about the State of Social Media in 2011 | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Social media has evolved rapidly and we have seen the emergence of social networks that 12 months ago did not exist.


Some surprises this year included the launch of Google+ (which acquired 25 million users in less than 30 days), Pinterest which grew at more than 512% and Tumblr (the microblogging platform) which is now approaching 50 million unique users a month

 

Mobile social networking and geo-location services such as Foursquare continue to make their impact felt and have not gone away despite the threat of Facebook “places”

 

Today 1.2 billion people worldwide access social networks and it is redefining the web...


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4 Key Criteria to Build Your Dream Blog

4 Key Criteria to Build Your Dream Blog | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Have you wanted to start a blog, a website or an online business, but you’re not sure where to begin? Are you already putting in the hard yards to build one or the other or both, but you’re not sure if it’s going where you want it to go?

 

Building blogs and online businesses is very exciting, but it’s a very challenging endeavor as well. Whilst the excitement helps, some days it’s never enough to prepare you for just what it takes to be successful, as always there’s so much to do...


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Chuck Bartok's comment, December 28, 2011 8:39 AM
Appreciate your curations. Have posted to our Network Blog Community.
Martin Gysler's comment, December 28, 2011 2:05 PM
Hi Tom, I'm glad you like it!
Martin Gysler's comment, December 28, 2011 2:06 PM
Hi Chuck, cool to hear that you like this post and that you share it with other people, great!
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Creating Order From Chaos: 9 Great Ideas For Managing Your Computer Files

Creating Order From Chaos: 9 Great Ideas For Managing Your Computer Files | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

It’s frustrating isn’t it when you can’t find that file? When you’ve searched every folder imaginable on your computer, and somehow it got lost….or worse, deleted. Now, there are excellent search tools for Windows that allow you to find your files, but they only work if you know the name of the file. And you don’t want to open up a program to find every file and folder that you need. It’s just nice to have things neat and easy to access whenever you need them.

 

I’ve put together a list of 9 things you can do to manage computer files and get the most out of your computer. Because that’s its purpose – to be moreuseful, not less useful. But computers are often more complicated in some ways when they’re not set up and used properly, which is essentially counterproductive.


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Martin Gysler's curator insight, February 5, 2013 2:13 AM

If you're tired of searching your documents on your computer all day and want a system that will help you bring order to your files, then you should read this excellent post.

 

What I liked is that it is an article that contains all the information needed to have a clear and well organized system for the documents as well as safety tips with the various possibilities in the cloud.

 

An article truly comprehensive about this topic who deserves your attention.

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Social Media Practices to Expect in 2013

Social Media Practices to Expect in 2013 | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Social media has rapidly become an important part of many peoples’ lives, not just as a way to keep up with friends and family, but also for professional networks, exploring fields of research, shopping, sharing content and fostering online communities.


It has also become a crucial aspect of a businesses’ online presence- now a firm can connect with consumers and tailor their online relationships with customers, other brands, and with employees.
Predicting quite what is going to happen in this ever changing digital landscape isn’t easy, but it’s certainly worth noting some of the rising trends and having a look ahead to 2013.


Learn more about these trends, including social marketing, content development, branding, video + media applications, social tv, and the growing influence of mobile devices in social media...


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Eliza Steely's comment, December 13, 2012 9:57 AM
I love that point Martin! I think people call it social because of the personal element to it as opposed to advertising and things like that, especially because it's so interactive in nature. Do you have a suggestion as to what to change the name to?
ThePinkSalmon's comment, December 13, 2012 8:44 PM
Very good indeed!
donhornsby's curator insight, December 14, 2012 3:23 AM

(From the article): "The coming year will see a massive increase in companies using social media services to market their goods and services, recognising the potential for sharing content and information and enhancing engagement with target audiences."

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Top Tech Trends and People of 2012

Here is the textbook that I created/curated for teaching my New Media Technology class during the Spring semester of 2012 at Hannam University's Linton Global College. I took great effort to give credit where it is due. I aimed to show my students how they could access enough free info on the web that was of equal or greater value than the wonderful information found in expensive textbooks. Feel free to share and please support the true authors of this book in any way you can (money, likes, blog comments, links, etc.) I am simply the currator of this content.

If you would like a free tablet-friendly PDF file, just email me at kenmorrison30 @ yahoo.com (no spaces)

 

P.S. There are some typos and honest mistakes in this textbook, but I am comfortable sharing it as is. I am excited to redesign it for next semester.

Ken


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ben bernard's comment, January 9, 2013 8:37 PM
thanks ! http://www.scoop.it/t/direct-marketing-services my newly made scoop.it :)
Linda Alexander's curator insight, January 17, 2013 8:23 PM

This is a course created by fellow curator Ken Morrison.  It contains enough information on social media that everyone will find something of interest.  Thanks for sharing, Ken!

Toni Plourde's comment, February 1, 2013 11:47 AM
Thanks for the PDF ! It's great!
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7 Ways to Be a Successful Social Marketer

7 Ways to Be a Successful Social Marketer | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Social marketing is an advertising art that is widely utilized but less widely successful, forcing marketers who are looking for real, measurable results to hone their tactics. Review our list of seven ways to be a successful social marketer to help give you a leg up on the competition!

 

1. Build strong, targeted social media accounts.

Your social media accounts are only as useful as the friends and followers connected to them, making the first step of building those accounts absolutely crucial. Instead of simply working to obtain as many connections as possible, work instead to connect with like-minded people who are more likely to have an interest in what you have to offer.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/LtgVRt


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48 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools

48 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Even if this list is from 2011, you'll find a lot of interesting tools for today. [note mg]

 

If you want to know what’s happening in the social web you need monitoring tools. Before you get out your credit card and start to spend money try out some of the free social media monitoring services. This way you get a taste of what is available and if you need paid services.

 

I have collected 48 free social media monitoring tools. In the Group A are the services that I use regularly or seem interesting to check out immediately. The Group B is an alphabetical list of tools for you to play with. Here we go:...

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/IDzrqr


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Why Social Networking?

Why Social Networking? | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Put simply, social networking is a way for one person to meet up with other people on the Net. That's not all though. Some people use social networking sites for meeting new friends on the Net. Other's use it to find old friends.

 

What is Social Networking?

 

Put simply, social networking is a way for one person to meet up with other people on the Net. That's not all though. Some people use social networking sites for meeting new friends on the Net. Other's use it to find old friends. Then there are those who use it to find people who have the same problems or interests they have, this is called niche networking.

 

Read more: http://personalweb.about.com/od/easyblogsandwebpages/a/whysocialnetwor.htm


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What I Wish I Knew The First Year of Blogging: Part II

What I Wish I Knew The First Year of Blogging: Part II | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
I hope you enjoyed part one of what I learned the first year.

 

The original post was packed with so much information that I had to break it down into two parts or otherwise risk being labeled as verbose as Nitty.

 

The following are the remainder of the tips I learned the first year of blogging.

 

Take action. Do a little bit everyday.

 

It is easy to get caught up in reading, learning and planning on the internet. Plan away but if you don’t take action then you will get nowhere. If you don’t know where to start, then break your blog down into baby steps.

 

Take a week to map out your niche, then the next to map out what you want to include in your site? The following to come up with a logo and tagline and so on. You may need less than a week for each task.


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