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Social Media A to Z Series: S is for the Social in Social Media

This week I am returning to my A to Z series on social media however not necessarily in the order I left off. In this post, I really want to talk about “What is Social?”. I want to take this opportunity to talk about the behavioural attributes that makes for a good “Social Media Aficionado”. … Continue reading

The Queens of Hearts in Content Marketing and Social Media

Since I wrote my piece on storytelling in this space, I realize I was far from being original when choosing the title. Many have agreed content is king however I now realize that the crowning of the queen is a coveted spot with many claiming the position! In fact it was recently suggested that the term/cliché … Continue reading

40 Social Media Curation Sites and Tools

Last month I shared 40+ networks that you could consider depending on your niche or interests. As part of my commitment to this community, I shared that I will  expand on this list throughout 2012. So here is the first addition to that build!  The topic- Curation! I thought I would focus on curation because … Continue reading

Manage Your Change In Social Media Or It Will Manage You. 12 Tips To Consider

This morning, I was doing my usual scan of emails and noticed I had received a recognition Klout “K” for social media. With a smile, I popped over to my Klout profile to find that I had dropped from a rating of  60 to 43 overnight. I immediately thought it must be a bug and … Continue reading

Social Media Polls on Social Media Pearls

I took a little time this evening to review the results of the polls I have on this blog. I found it fascinating and certainly would like to write about the results in the future. As I was reflecting on this, I thought you would like to review them too. So for this post, I … Continue reading

Social Media: If Content Is King, Then Storytelling Is Queen. 18 Checkpoints To Consider.

In my previous post, I touched on content marketing and I  emphasized throughout the post the importance of quality content. But what does that mean? If content is king, surely storytelling must be queen! What do I mean by this? I think storytelling is an important part of blogging. I have read many blogs, articles … Continue reading

Mesh Marketing 2011: Addressing the 50 Questions Preventing Businesses from Venturing Into Social Media, Content Marketing & Klout

Well,  as I shared in a recent post I have been conference hopping and having a blast! Today, I want to share my experience attending the Mesh Marketing 2011 (#MM11) conference. Definitely worth  the trip. A wonderful conference with speakers who have been in the social media trenches and have surfaced as victors. My highlights … Continue reading

Social Media A to Z Series: M is for Measure and Monitor. What Really Matters

So, you have put all this work into designing and preparing your site, page or group. You are feeling pretty good. You’ve got swag! Now what?  It is important that you “shepherd” the growth of your “baby” to ensure that it develops in the direction you had hoped. You also want to ensure that you are making … Continue reading

Social Media A to Z Series: C is for Comments-10 Dos and 10 Don’ts

Ok we have talked about  A is for Audience and B is for Blogs. The two together is  the conversation via comments. C is for Comments. It might be obvious but I thought that there may be “some worth” shining a light on “comments”. Comments are how you interact with the  author and community of the … Continue reading

Social Media A to Z Series: B is for Blogs – 10 Reasons To Blog

My previous post touched on  A is for Audience. Thank you for joining me  and if you haven’t already, do vote on the survey in that post . I am intrigued, as I am sure you are,  on how many have defined their audience. Enough about A. We are at B is for blogs! What … Continue reading

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