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Chris Brogan interviewed by Robert Scoble [VIDEO]

#ibmm   #blogging  

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How Chris Brogan feeds the blog beast

I met up with famous business blogger +Chris Brogan (and famous Google+'er as well) at the Blog World Expo (now named the New Media Expo) and we sat down to talk about blogging and what he's seeing happen around […]

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Facebook App Center – What Does It Actually Do?

Anything you could possibly want to share on Facebook is now at your fingertips with Thursday night's launch of the Facebook App Center. Find out how it works in the article linked below. #facebook #socialmedia #ibmm

http://mashable.com/2012/06/09/facebook-app-center-guide/

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How To Verify Social Media News

Thanks to social media and user generated content everyone and their dog are reporters now. But how can you find out whether the 'latest breaking news' is real or fiction? Interesting tips in the excellent article below…http://www.journalism.co.uk/skills/how-to-verify-content-from-social-media/s7/a548645/ #socialmedia #ibmm #journalism  

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4 #Business ideas for Facebook

Read if one of those is you:#1: You have multiple employees?#2: You want to brand yourself?#3: You are you self-employed?#4: You manage groups of people? #socialmedia #facebook #ibmm  

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Using Facebook for business is easier said than done. These are some good practices. +Andrea Vahl 

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The White Knight Strategy

This strategy helps you literally change the game in your marketplace.Instead of being a sales solicitor who continually has to pursue clients, you become the hero of your marketplace endlessly attracting clients to you.

Think about your biz in a new way. #business #ibmm

Awesome article by +DARREN HARDY Includes 2 video case studies.

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Great step-by-step strategy for content marketing

  #ibmm #contentmarketing  

Reshared post from +Martin Jones

Great article. Everyone knows that content marketing is the “new” marketing approach that all the cool kids are supposed to be doing.Coca-Cola is doing it, Ikea is doing it, Copyblogger has been doing and talking about it for six years now, so it’s a no-brainer, right?Except, […]

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How to structure your PPC campaigns How many keywords per ad group? How many ad groups…

How to structure your PPC campaigns How many keywords per ad group? How many ad groups per keyword? Huh?Interesting PPC strategy in this article! #PPC #ibmm  

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Freelance Writers – How To Earn More

When a prospect offers you a freelance writing gig, do you find yourself nearly jumping up and shouting, “Yes! Me! Pick me!”?

If so, you are probably leaving money on the table. If you played it cool and negotiated, you could make more.

Get the 12 tips here: http://freelanceswitch.com/freelance-writing/writer-negotiation-tips/

 

 

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How to get more views for your Facebook page updates -Infographic Did you know that…

How to get more views for your Facebook page updates -Infographic

Did you know that only about 15% of your Facebook page subscribers get to see your updates? Facebook filters your updates from most people's streams.

To make up for the lost views, you can now pay to promote your post. Full article: http://just-ask-kim.com/facebook-promoted-posts

 

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Post-Facebook IPO market frozen At least five companies have postponed their IPO…

Post-Facebook IPO market frozen At least five companies have postponed their IPO plans in the past week.

Amazing how one company can unintentionally screw up biz for totally unrelated companies. #facebook #ibmm  

http://money.cnn.com/2012/06/04/investing/ipo-freeze/index.htm

 

 

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A moral view on social profiling An article on Klout& Co

Interesting view on Klout and social profiling. Online influence is becoming a highly discussed topics. As marketers we usually don't look at the 'moral' aspects of scoring people.

http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/digital-marketing/the-problems-with-social-profiling/  

The Problems With Social Profiling | Social Media Explorer Social profiling is an emerging, if scary, practice for marketers. Will it withstand […]

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Google Buys Social Sharing Company Meebo

What does Google say? A Google spokesman said in a statement that the company is always looking for better ways to help users share content and connect across the web, as in daily life. "With the Meebo team's expertise in social publisher tools, we believe they will be a great fit with the Google+ team […]

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Excellent article about engaging with customers with social media and email marketing….

Excellent article about engaging with customers with social media and email marketing. The comments are interesting, too! But I find some of the commenters 'rationalize' and underestimate the importance of relationships between brand and customer. A typical mistake customers make, when explaining why they buy. #socialmedia #emailmarketing 

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Here’s a video to the new schedule Facebook posts feature

Interesting article here:

Two reasons to use Facebook’s scheduling function http://leaderswest.com/2012/06/01/two-reasons-to-use-facebooks-scheduling-function/  #facebook   #socialmedia

 

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Google Places pages have been entirely replaced by new Google+ Local pages

Google Places pages have been entirely replaced by new Google+ Local pages

That should help increase the popularity of Google Plus. http://searchengineland.com/google-places-is-over-company-makes-google-the-center-of-gravity-for-local-search-122770

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Google Places Is Over, Company Makes Google+ The Center Of Gravity For Local Search

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10 things you didn’t know about online buyers

Quote: "Our research has distilled tens of millions of consumer data points into a strikingly clear picture of today’s consumers. Here are ten of the most interesting things.

Interesting items #6 and #7 about social media and social proof . #ecommerce #business

Full article here: http://www.bazaarvoice.com/blog/2012/05/15/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-online-consumers

 

 

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Creative Marketing

Put a unique twist on mundane things. Make people stop and think. Make them smile.

Is there something mundane in your business that can you use in a surprising way?

#marketing #business

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Best. Deal. Ever.

 

 

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Should this CEO be fired? Absolutely.

HBO co-president Eric Kessler has said he thinks the move away from traditional television to an internet-based model is just a fad that will pass – a “temporary phenomenon” tied to the down economy.

I think Eric Kessler, too, is just a fad that will pass. :-) He's delusional, showing the exact attitude that made […]

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Seth Godin – How to make money online

A longer-than-most blog post from +Seth Godin. Moves you from illusion to reality, and from crap to value.

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2012/05/how-to-make-money-online.html

 

 

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These numbers are shocking! Google plus a ghost town after all?

You've read the heated discussions about Google plus being a 'Ghost town' and profiles not getting engagement on g+. I compared the Facebook and Google plus posts from 3 social media celebrities.

Here's a comparison of Facebook success and Google plus failure for +Mari Smith, +Robert Scoble, and +Guy Kawasaki.

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New comment on my blog

"a very well composed and directed description about the topic It will always be stimulating to read content from other writers and practice a little something from their store. I’d prefer to use some with the content on my blog whether you don’t mind.Thanks for sharing.Keep up the great work."

Makes me want to respond: […]

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Google plus will be integrated big time into Google news

Google plus will be integrated big time into Google news. I have previously seen the authorship info on Google news articles, with link to the news' author's g+ profile. Screenshot of g+ authorship info on Google News page here: http://internetbusinessmastermind.com/google-plus-profiles-enhancing-google-news-i-knew-they-showed-up-in-search-results

Today they announced several changes to Google news, making g+ more prominent on the news […]

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Business thinking outside of the box – one of the smartest eCommerce ideas I've…

Business thinking outside of the box – one of the smartest eCommerce ideas I've seen in a long time I have no idea whether it will work, but the concept is great. It's the opposite of what you normally would be doing.– order and pay online and get it delivered, or– order and pay online […]

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Google Drive is live – and here’s another example for fast-food-journalism

Google Drive is live – and here's another example for fast-food-journalism

Why news journalism is meaningless, Part 6

So, it's Day 1 for Google drive, and +The Next Web proudly presents it's indepth evaluation: it's not a Dropbox killer.

Isn't it kind of silly to evaluate whether it is a dropbox or whatever killer ON […]

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Content curation just got easier: HootSuite now with RSS Reader

SproutSocial losing competitive advantage? #socialmedia is a lot about finding great links and sharing them to your social networks.

One of the main reasons why I'm using +HootSuite and +Sprout Social together is that SproutSocial offeres reading and sharing RSS feeds, while HootSuite has a few other perks.

Today HootSuite is catching up, you can […]

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How +Klout, Kred & Co

How +Klout, Kred & Co. deliver surprising insights for business

Despite the industry being in its infancy – and getting lots of criticism for that – I'm fascinated by the idea of social media influence measurement.

+markschaefer, as far as I know, wrote the very first book on the topic of social media influence, and […]

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Facebook, Twitter & Co

o. Diluting the Meaning of Social 'Social Business' and 'Social Influence' had a very specific meaning a few years back. Now they're increasingly used in the simple context of using Facebook, Twitter and other 'social sites.' +Mari Smith started a lively discussion on the shift of meaning. Lots of interesting comments there. https://plus.google.com/112707199408484711520/posts/fjp4tiUdV4d

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Things to come – Social scoring will be everywhere. Online and offline

I've been researching #socialmediainfluence for several weeks now. That is: the scoring of your influence based on how connected you are on the web, and how people respond when you post something.

The most common reaction of people today is that social scoring is silly and not reflecting real influence.

But the site +Mari Smith […]

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Will Facebook compete with Google AdSense?

Excellent analysis from +Dan Frommer why and how Facebook could seriously hurt Googe's ad business. http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/why_facebook_terrifies_google.php #ibmm

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Why Facebook Terrifies Google Google is still the biggest, baddest online advertising company on the planet. Its $2.9 billion profit last quarter, announced yesterday, was almost as much as Facebook's revenue for […]

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My experience with the new g+ design – What's yours?

I'm not complaining, only describing what I notice in my own behavior. I like many aspects of the new design, except this:

I find my own interaction on g+ is going down– because I need to scroll more to see posts.– because it's harder to access the streams of individual circles.

Before, I was a […]

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Google's Vision for Google Plus

This is the best presentation of what g+ is meant to be that I've seen lately.

Fortunately inteviewer +Rafe Needleman is giving +Vic Gundotra and +Bradley Horowitz enough space to give us their view of g+, instead of hammering the common misconceptions.

As I've said before, g+ is much bigger than the 'Facebook […]

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Google plus profiles enhancing Google News I knew they showed up in search results,…

Google plus profiles enhancing Google News I knew they showed up in search results, but this is the first time I saw it on Google News.

 

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G+ News – Changes to a Flexible Sidebar Navigation [Video]

G+ News – Changes to a Flexible Sidebar Navigation

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Nice Headline from Forbes.com – Apple is doomed

Quote: "Project Glass will be the first step in a revolutionary new development within the world of mobile technology. In simple terms, it could eliminate the need for most of the devices people can’t live without — most notably smartphones."

Google to Overtake Apple in 2016 – Forbes

The iPhone maker's days are numbered. You've […]

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Is Social Media eating away too much of your time? Here are time saving tips on how…

Is Social Media eating away too much of your time? Here are time saving tips on how to get the most out of each network with just a few minutes a day. Separate tips for Twitter, LinkedIn, g+, and Pinterest. Good post by +Brent Pohlman. #ibmm

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"Social Media does not […]

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Something to think about!

Something to think about!

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Rock ON Small Businesses!!!

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And Another Billion Dollar Deal

Mh, something's wrong with my bank account….

3rd UPDATE: AOL Sells Patents To Microsoft In $1.06B Deal –AOL sells more than 800 patents to Microsoft in $1.06B deal. –Industry observers say deal doesn't address activist shareholder's concerns. –AOL shares were up more than 45% at intraday hig…

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Google+ is actually sixth on the list of most-popular social networks for March…

"Google+ is actually sixth on the list of most-popular social networks for March visits. Facebook takes first, followed by Twitter, relative newcomer Pinterest, Linkedin, and Tagged."

The statistic doesn't even count mobile users.

Not bad for a service that's only open to public for 7 months now. Did you know hat Pinterest has already been […]

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Need more exposure for your blog? Or help with filling your blog with good content? [Video]

Need more exposure for your blog? Or help with filling your blog with good content?

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Where to find Guest Bloggers & be a Guest Blogger – My top 6 options

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Hangout Meditation?

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Hangout Meditation?

In album March 17, 2012 (1 photo)

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Anybody can make a difference in other people’s lives

A blogger, a teacher, and a 15 year old boy make a difference in this amazing post. Oh, and a mother, too. I almost forgot to add that! Sure it wasn't easy for her to step up and share her story.

You never know the ripples the things you say, do and write will have!

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Google Authorship is an exciting development

t. I don't see it as negative as +Jonathan Leger in his post linked below, but his points are valid. The system can be and will be mis-used.

Reshared post from +Tim Buchalka

Jonathan seems to be against author rank, or at least thinks its not going to go far – I tend to agree […]

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Great info for any internet marketer or business with online marketing

It has been shared quite a bit today, and rightfully so. If you haven't downloaded this year's 'Social Media Marketing Industry Report', you should do so now. Don't waste your time with social media marketing that doesn't work.

By the way – I've already written an analysis of the 3 points that stood out for […]

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I predict he’s going to run for president within 8 years. [Video]

I predict he's going to run for president within 8 years.

Reshared post from +Catherine Maguire

This this is the most enormous amount of cods wallop I've listened to in a very looong time. I've always thought this man was a snake, but this is beyond belief.

Thoughts anyone? You can't compare dollar bills with […]

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Reverse each of these 16 points, and you’ll get great social media results.

Reverse each of these 16 points, and you'll get great social media results.

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16 Terrible Social Media Mistakes You're Making Thanks to +Aaron Lee

"What are the biggest mistakes that you find small business leaders make when using social media?"

16 Terrible Social Media Mistakes You're Making

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