Whether you’ve small or big business, if you can understand, utilize and capitalize on the power of social media, you have the ability to get in front of many thousands of people like never before. Check out these low-cost, successful campaigns done with Harley Davidson, Reethi Beach Resort and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Continue reading
Yesterday I asked if earned media was a thing of the past and whether payola, pay-per-post, pay-per-link, sponsored posts, and site sponsorship were the new de facto in digital PR. That post generated some responses, so here’s the back-and-forth on the topic. Continue reading
Guess jeans turned users’ Pinterest boards into campaign ads. The booming social network reminds us that text can no longer stand on its own If you use images or photos on any of your sites, you’re probably already on Pinterest, whether you’ve registered on Pinterest or not. So, what are you going to do about it? If you’re not on … Continue reading
Ihave been exploring frictionless sharing for years in the form of auto-tweets, retweets, automatic cross-posting, and attention data. What is it, you ask? Well, according to Wikipedia, frictionless sharing refers to “the transparent sharing of resources using social media services.” Continue reading
Sure and steady wins out over the long haul They always say that the parents who put in all the boring, taken-for-granted time are the very best. That it’s not even about quality time, it’s about persistent time, time spent. I don’t want to compare parenting to social media community development and management, but I guess I just did. Folks … Continue reading
What you’re learning by “renting” your pages on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Blogger, Wordpress.com, LinkedIn, and Google+, is portable, which is to say that everything you’re doing, experiencing, and learning will improve your ability to engage and market online into the future. So, that’s good.
Invest instead in engaging visitors, drawing online attention, encouraging social sharing and telling compelling stories
The downside is that all good things come to an end. The recent Facebook IPO backfire reminds us that even Facebook, with its 900 million active users worldwide, can still fall, as did MySpace and Friendster before it. Continue reading