Tag Archives: Social

Blogging: why call in the professionals?… #SMWbmm

Blogging: why call in the professionals?… #SMWbmm

Posted on 21. Sep, 2011 by .

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It’s Social Media Week 2011 and the spotlight’s firmly on blogging. If you’re not blogging already, you should be. And even if you do have a business blog, you really should be blogging with the professionals. Why? Read on and find out.

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Optimising your blog for social sharing, made easy … #SMWbmm

Optimising your blog for social sharing, made easy … #SMWbmm

Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by .

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It’s Social Media Week 2011 – and spotlight is on blogging. You might know your hashtags from your status updates, but don’t forget to optimise your blog for social sharing. Read on and find out how to make comments, social platforms and those all-important plug-ins work for your blog.

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How the Fortune 100 blog… #SMWbmm

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .

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It’s Social Media Week 2011 this week (19 to 23 September!) and our event is all about “What’s next in blogging”. Along with our event, we’ll publish a post each day on the looking at various aspects and considerations of blogging – from corporate functions to best practice. If you’re not sold on blogging, it’s [...]

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Gallup Research

The Spouse: The Digital Decision Maker

Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by .

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They nag you, make you wash the dishes, clean the car, and now they’re dictating what you do online. The spouse, revealed by Gallup is thought to be the most influential decision maker online. So how could websites use to their advantage? Research from Gallup reveals that spouses are the most influential in customer decisions. [...]

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What's next... in social

LBi/bigmouthmedia and Econsultancy State of Social Media Survey 2011

Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by .

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For the third year running LBi/bigmouthmedia and Econsultancy have teamed up to produce the State of Social Media survey which aims to bring to light the latest stats and trends in the social media industry. The survey, which is open until Friday 30th September, takes 5-10 minutes to complete and includes questions about: Social media [...]

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Facebook Like translations

Facebook’s ‘Like’ Translated Across the World

Posted on 26. Aug, 2011 by .

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Sati, Me Gusta, Suka, Liker, Vind ik Leuk, Gosto – sound familiar? Ever wondered how Facebook’s infamous ‘Like’ is translated across the world? We’ll, you’re in for a treat as we’ve mapped how ‘Like’ translates across the globe in an (amateur) infographic.

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Little Britain, Computer says no

Can Computers Make Better Social Media Judgements Than Humans?

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

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There has been a lot of discussion about services such as Klout.com and PeerIndex.net recently. I’ve read strong opinions that online influence, authority etc. can only be accurately determined by an experienced social media expert and not algorithmically. There is evidence to suggest that this assumption is not a fact and indeed the opposite is [...]

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Google+ xkcd

Will Google+ make waves?

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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Google are showing they aren’t planning on giving up making their dent in the social scene by announcing their most recent attempt: Google+. What is it? Google+ is “real-life sharing, rethought for the web” according to the Twitter profile. This new project comes after the not so successful attempts at online collaboration and aggregation with Google Wave [...]

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A Search Engine’s View of Eric Ward’s “Key Problems With Current Social Link Graph Signals”

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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Filtering the mass of Google Reader subscriptions by magic for my daily consumption of digital, I was presented with a post from Eric Ward on Search Engine Land entitled “Key Problems with Social Link Graph Signals“. For those who do not know Eric Ward personally, like me, he has been in the link building and [...]

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Social Media Results 2011 #SocMedResults

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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You hear these over and over again and they are the fundamentals of communicating through social media. It’s no longer about speaking at your consumers, but having a conversation with them. On the 13th & 14th of June this month, myself and a colleague attended Social Media Results: From Engagement to ROI. The speakers looked [...]

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