Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social Media Case Studies, Social Media Strategy, Brand Communities, Social Media Marketing, Twitter Top 20 Interviews

Mack Collier – The Twitter 20 Interview about Blogging and Being Helpful

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Are you as good at social media as Mack Collier? Probably not, as proven in this sweeping, live Twitter20 interview. Mack opines on how to write a good blog, how to help others in social media, and why you need to know where your traffic comes from.  Mack is a social media consultant and trainer, […]

Digital Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Integrated Marketing and Media, Social Media Marketing

7 Critical Elements of Your Social Media Strategy

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(Originally written for MarketingProfs Daily Fix) It’s fantastic that interest in social media is so high, but I’m alarmed at the number of brands and agencies that are ready to jump into social media to take “advantage” of audience concentration in Facebook, Twitter, and other fast-growth outposts. What’s lacking in most social media programs is […]

Digital Marketing, Social Media Measurement, Social Media Strategy, Digital Media, Integrated Marketing and Media, Social Media Marketing, Social Media ROI

The Incredible Efficiency of Social Media

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(originally written for TalentZoo) The explosion in marketing and message conveyance opportunities is simply breathtaking. We’ve gone from 3 TV stations to 500+. Satellite radio. Hundreds of new magazines. Out-of-home advertising on every available surface. And a little something called online advertising that’s now larger than radio in ad dollars spent. As a result, audiences […]

Digital Marketing, Social Media Case Studies, Social Media Strategy, PR 20, Social Media Marketing, Twitter Top 20 Interviews

Ann Handley – The Twitter 20 Interview about Social Media, Content and Journalism

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Ann Handley is kinda busy. She’s the Chief Content Officer of Marketing Profs, crack editorial overlord of Marketing Profs’ Daily Fix blog, contributor to the Huffington Post, author of the Annarchy blog, and a mother. She also co-founded the digital marketing portal ClickZ. In addition to her lengthy resume, she’s truly one of the best […]

Content Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Tools, Agency Promotion, Personal Branding, Social Media Marketing

7 Ingredients in the Perfect Twitter Profile

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People are drinking the Twitter Kool-Aid like it’s the last day before Prohibition. It’s fantastic that so many are finding value in something so simple that can be so powerful.  But many in the latest wave (more like a tsunami) of Twitterers seem to be overlooking a fundamental premise of the Twitter follower/following paradigm, which […]