Flipboard is bringing all of your social media outlets together seamlessly, making it easy for you to keep up with the latest news. Find out how Flipboard is changing everything and boosting your Klout score in the process. Continue reading
You followed the advice of the experts and created a YouTube channel. You even produced and uploaded some videos. Now you watch the numbers grow as YouTubers view your videos and subscribe to your channel. Continue reading
I really believe it’s bad advice to recommend that companies fire their social media consultants, experts and agencies only to bring everything in house. The social mediasphere is enormous and 80% listening which demands crisis management experience and a solid team.
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
I know you. You’re spending all of your social media marketing budget on promoting your brand, products, and services; that’s fine except you’ve either forgotten — or never knew — that social media is a two-way street. It is. And, something you also didn’t know: social media is two-thirds defense and monitoring — listening — and only one-third promotion and … Continue reading
My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My definition — and my assumption — has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken.
My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken. “Earned media (or free media) refers to favorable publicity gained through promotional efforts other than advertising, as opposed to paid media, which refers to publicity gained through advertising. Continue reading