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The Art Of Creating Buzz

The Art Of Creating Buzz | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
An interview with Jonathan Kay, the ambassador of buzz at Grasshopper and auteur of an online course called Learn2Buzz.
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With RNKD, Zappos Co-Founder Wants to Reinvent Social Shopping | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age

With RNKD, Zappos Co-Founder Wants to Reinvent Social Shopping | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it

Would you want to share what's in your closet? Zappos co-founder Nick Swinmurn thinks you might want to "share what you wear," and he's launching a startup RNKD to enable that, as well as reinvent loyalty programs for clothing brands and retailers.


RNKD (pronounced "ranked"), which launched in beta Wednesday morning, is tapping two of the most popular trends in emerging media - photo-sharing and game mechanics - in an effort to reinvent loyalty programs.

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Facebook finally admits to tracking non-users

Facebook finally admits to tracking non-users | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
This latest confession from Facebook does beg the question: What kind of unethical behaviour will it take for Facebook users to rebel? (I think this finally answers your questions about facebooks stalking abilities!

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22 Million Workers Used Social Networks to Land Their Current Job

22 Million Workers Used Social Networks to Land Their Current Job | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Social networks are no longer just for poking friends. They're also for job-hunting!
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The modeling of multiple relationships in social networks

A study conducted by Columbia Business School's Prof. Asim Ansari, William T.
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Media Powerhouse Simon Cowell Officially Joins Twitter

Media Powerhouse Simon Cowell Officially Joins Twitter | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
In his first tweet, Media Mogul Simon Cowell has announced that he has joined Twitter, in the typical grand fashion we're used to.

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TechCrunch | Social Ad Tech Provider BLiNQ Media Acqhires Looxii Analytics Founders

TechCrunch | Social Ad Tech Provider BLiNQ Media Acqhires Looxii Analytics Founders | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Poaching talent through the "acqhire" model isn't just for giant consumer-facing web services.
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Microsoft Testing New Social Network

Microsoft Testing New Social Network | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Screenshots of a social network being developed by Microsoft have leaked out.
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Last Week Was Google+'s Third-Biggest Yet for Traffic [STUDY]

Last Week Was Google+'s Third-Biggest Yet for Traffic [STUDY] | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Brand pages seem to have given Google+ a boost: Last week was the network's third-biggest, per Hitwise.
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Google, Facebook, Twitter and others speak out against the Stop Online Piracy Act

Google, Facebook, Twitter and others speak out against the Stop Online Piracy Act | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it

Earlier today, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (or SOPA) which, depending on who you ask, is either a means to stop piracy and copyright infringement on so-called "rogue" websites, or the most serious threat of internet censorship that we've seen in some time.

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Virgin Atlantic Launches Flight Status Bot on Twitter

Virgin Atlantic Launches Flight Status Bot on Twitter | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
International airline Virgin Atlantic has launched a Twitter bot that lets you quickly check your flight status on the microblogging service.
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Google+ Pages Can Now Be Managed With Third-Party Apps

Google+ Pages Can Now Be Managed With Third-Party Apps | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Google has launched a pilot program that will let owners of Google+ Pages manage their accounts via third-party apps such as Hootsuite.
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5 Steps for a Successful QR Code Marketing Campaign | Mashable

5 Steps for a Successful QR Code Marketing Campaign | Mashable | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it

Excerpt from article intro:

 

While the debate rages on whether QR codes are a passing fad or a marketing phenomenon, those little suckers continue to pop up all over the place.

 

From product packaging to retail signs and even to food, almost any surface in the universe seems fair game for a QR code.

 

However, if brands deploy QR codes merely to claim they are using the latest social media marketing tool, then QR codes are doomed to fall in the “fad” bin, never to realize their full potential.

 

The task for marketers is to use this interactive tool to deliver useful and meaningful experiences to their users.


So, how can you assess whether you are using QR codes to their full potential? Although very few QR marketing statistics exist, here are a few tips for businesses looking to deliver a meaningful QR code experience....

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Getting more casual work - Getting more casual staff

WorkMoreHours.com connects casual workers with employers. Find extra casual work. Find casual staff instantly.
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PayPal Launches Facebook App for Sending Money to Friends [EXCLUSIVE]

PayPal Launches Facebook App for Sending Money to Friends [EXCLUSIVE] | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Social payments are taking a giant leap forward: PayPal has unveiled a Facebook app that lets you send money to friends.
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Two new products a week, $2 million in sales

Two new products a week, $2 million in sales | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Online fashion seller Betabrand subverts the rules of retail: Social media fuels ideas, two new products are launched every week and Made in U.S.A. is a rule and not an exception.
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AP writers told off for tweeting

AP writers told off for tweeting | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Associated Press reporters have been reprimanded for tweeting news rather than breaking it on the wires.
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Expedia Media Solutions Lets Partners Enhance Campaigns with Social Media Integration Capabilities

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia® Media Solutions, the advertising sales division of...
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How to Market to Baby Boomers Online

How to Market to Baby Boomers Online | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Was your target market born in the 1950s? These tips will help you reach Boomers through social media and connect them to your brand.
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Stealth Wendy's Campaign Got 33,000 Twitter Followers in a Month

Stealth Wendy's Campaign Got 33,000 Twitter Followers in a Month | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
A stealth campaign for Wendy's got 33,000 followers in about a month thanks to a unique game show offering.
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6 Ways to Be More Persuasive With Social Media

6 Ways to Be More Persuasive With Social Media | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
There are 6 classic business persuasion tips that can be applied to the social media sphere.
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One to Watch: Kibits Takes Mobile Group Chat to the Next Level

One to Watch: Kibits Takes Mobile Group Chat to the Next Level | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Kibits yesterday posted the first public version of its iPhone app, which helps users create groups on the fly to chat and collaborate.
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Facebook Acqui-hires Email Prioritizer MailRank

Facebook Acqui-hires Email Prioritizer MailRank | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
Facebook has aqui-hired the founders of MailRank, an email prioritizer.
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Measuring Social Media ROI: 3 Things to Consider

Measuring Social Media ROI: 3 Things to Consider | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
While 2011 hasn't proven to be the year of hard ROI for social media, there are still ways to understand and measure your data thoughtfully.
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World's Fastest-Growing Facebook App Will Scare the Crap Out of You

World's Fastest-Growing Facebook App Will Scare the Crap Out of You | Social Media Buzz | Scoop.it
"Take This Lollipop" was just a side project for Halloween, but it has become the fastest-liked application ever on Facebook -- and arguably the most terrifying.
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