Tag Archive | Social media

The Perfect Pinterest

This is an interesting infographic about the perfect post on Google+, Facebook & Twitter.

Perfect Post InfographicSource : mycleveragency.com

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Social Media Strategies – The Path Less Traveled

This is a post about some less know Social Media strategies from slideshare.net.

Many people and organizations can get social media efforts started, but most don’t go as far as they should in getting on the right path to include analytics and sustainable content production. The “path less traveled” in the social media landscape will hopefully get more crowded as time goes on.

18 Useful Internet Marketing Statistics

This post is about some useful Internet marketing statistics that we can’t ignore from slideshare.net.

Read useful online marketing statistics, including stats about email marketing, video marketing and blogging.

The Top 4 Ways to Use Social Media to Earn Links

Here is an interesting article (and video) about social media and the top ways to earn links.

Using Social Media to Earn LinksAccording to Rand Fishkin from moz.com the top 4 ways to earn links are:

  1. Use interactions that earns links
  2. Search link-likely targets
  3. Post content that will capture target’s attention
  4. Earn high engagement, interactions

Full article and video at http://moz.com/blog/the-top-4-ways-to-use-social-media-to-earn-links-whiteboard-friday.

Image source : moz.com.

The Thank You Economy

This is an interesting video about the humanization of economy in connection with social media with Gary Vaynerchuk from 2011.

How to separate fact and fiction online

In this TED talk we get an insight into separating fact from fiction in the today online media.

By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge?

At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-time, to let you know if that Statue of Liberty image has been doctored or if that video leaked from Syria is legitimate.

 

Are Cell Phones Replacing Reality?

Are we using the phone less for talking and more the “other stuff”(applications, games, internet, twitter, emails, etc) ?

Are mobile phones shaping a different reality for us?

Can you live without your phone?

We’ve all become pretty attached to our cellular devices: it’s a GPS, a camera, a game console, a social media portal… and half a million other things, all in our pocket! From concerts to meals to our pets, we process and experience the world through our phone. But as we see in so many mobile phone ads, the representations of these moments (whether its instagrams, foursquare check ins or Facebook shares) seem to be taking over and replacing the experience itself. In this brave new world is the mobile phone a tool, or a filter through which we experience a new reality?

How social media can make history

As a follow-up to my last post about Twitter and the impact on journalism, in this video from TEDEd we find out more about the impact of social media.

While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter, and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.