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SEO and Social Media Matter for Press Coverage

March 7, 2010 1 comment

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Source:  WebPronews.com / Chris Crum

Familiar Marketing Tactics can also work for Journalists

When businesses think about search and social media, a great deal of the time, they are thinking about traffic, customer engagement, and brand awareness. While these are all good things to consider, there may be more to that last one that you have spent much time thinking about.

Brand awareness goes beyond just having a random customer find your site in a set of search results or through a link from their Facebook news feed. Have you considered how channels like search and social media are used by media outlets and journalists? The fact of the matter is that journalists and bloggers alike utilize both to a great extent while covering their beats.

Search and social both play significant roles in PR. This is a topic that WebProNews recentlydiscussed with TopRank Online Marketing CEO Lee Odden. Odden calls journalists customers, and in many ways they should be treated as such when it comes to getting your product or site in front of their eyeballs.

Odden says to look at what it is you can do as a marketer to make it easier for the journalist to do their job. Optimize your content for what a journalist is looking for. This is one way you can continue reading

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How Small Business Is Using Social Media

March 4, 2010 Leave a comment

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Source:  Mashable

The University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business looked at the relationship between social media and small businesses and found that the technology adoption rates in the U.S. have doubled in the past year from 12% to 24%.

The data comes straight from the university’s third installment to its Small Business Success Index report and is based on a December 2009 telephone survey of 500 small business owners. Adoption rate calculations are compared against a baseline report conducted in December 2008.

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Another Myspace Person Jumps Ship The Myspace Ship and Boards The Facebook Ship

February 14, 2010 Leave a comment

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Source:  TechCrunch

Monica Keller, a MySpace Group Architect who has played a key role in advancing MySpace’s initiatives in activity streams and openness, is leaving the company to join Facebook. Keller announced the news in a blog post this evening. She will be joining Facebook as an Open Source and Web Standards Program Manager, where she’ll be joining a team that includes David Recordon and Luke Shepard. MySpace confirmed that Keller had left the company but declined to comment further.

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How To Video: How To Create A Fan Page for Your Business

February 3, 2010 2 comments

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Many business owners shy away from Facebook, because they believe it is only for children or reconnecting with long lost family members and friends.  Although Facebook is resource when it comes to reconnecting with family members and friends it can also be a powerful marketing tool.

Facebook has over 350 million members that need . . .

  • memories captured by a  professional
  • event(s) catered by a professional
  • taxes prepared by a professional
  • make-up done by a professional
  • real estate sold by a professional
  • and so much more

Below is a great video from AmazingVideos Tours that will take your through setting up your page step-by-step.

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Funny Videos About Facebook Etiquette

February 1, 2010 1 comment

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Facebook can be an invaluable tool when it comes to being reacquainted with old classmates and childhood friends as well as drumming up clients for your business.   Facebook should be a positive took, however if not used properly Facebook can have a negative outcome.  While perusing YouTube searching for videos on Facebook, I came across the following videos which are funny, but have great underlying messages that will have you looking at Facebook with brand new vision.

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According to Oxford University’s professor . . . after you have amassed 150 friends on Facebook, any more are meaningless

January 27, 2010 Leave a comment

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According to Oxford University’s professor of evolutionary anthropology, Robin Dunbar, after you have amassed 150 friends on Facebook, any more are meaningless because the human brain can only remember 150 meaningful relationships anyway. Professor Dunbar says this number applies to different societies and has remained unchanged throughout history.

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