Social Media Best Practices
After Snafu, Virgin America Rebuilds Trust One Tweet at a Time
BMW debuts social-media campaign for concepts BMWBMW is using Foursquare, Mashable and iAd to reach younger buyers
It's amazing how many apps we all use on a daily basis that ask us to log in using either our Facebook or Twitter accounts. Most of us don't think much of it and just go ahead and click on the button but over time that amounts to a serious amount of apps that have access to your information. Now it's important to remember that most of these will be trust worthy apps and they sometimes don't ask for more than your email address but there are some simple steps you should be taking to protect yourself. Facebook You'll want to head over to this page (and be logged in to your Facebook account) and once you do you'll see a long list of the apps that you are currently using. The 2 things you need to do to protect your online security from apps
in Share 0 in Share However, the risks to a brand’s reputation are enhanced by the sheer number of people who might view inappropriate material. Using social media at live events: best practice tips
Donna Farrugia is executive director of The Creative Group, a specialized staffing firm that places a comprehensive range of design and marketing professionals with organizations. Q-and-A: Using social media to make connections in your career
A 5-step plan for explaining ‘viral’ content to wide-eyed clients Ask any online marketer or PR pro, and you're sure to hear that one of the top requests from their clients is to have their content go “viral.”
While the 4 Ps of marketing are still relevant, it’s the 7 Ps that are most applicable to modern day marketing. Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance. This is especially true for social media planning, where all too often the plan revolves around a murky set of objectives and a band of interns. 10 Things You Should Include in a Social Media Plan
This post is part of the HBR Insight Center Marketing That Works. Hi, I’m Amy. A quick introduction is in order here because, while you don’t know me, you may know my work. I’ve spent the past three years building an online brand you may know called Shaquille O’Neal. It’s been an amazing voyage navigating the uncharted waters of social media with this Columbus-like pioneer of the medium. Through many experiments with @SHAQ, @DoubleTree by Hilton and @TheRock among others, I’ve created some best practices, and I’ve identified some worst practices. To Monetize Social Media, Humanize It - Amy Jo Martin
For many marketers, cross channel marketing on the social web has been a dizzying, ad hoc, and all-too-often unmeasured experiment. What many don’t understand is that the social web offers the greatest marketing opportunities we have ever seen, so it’s time to get serious. 4 Ingredients to a Successful Social Web Strategy
23 Things Great Brands Do In Social Media No one wants to invest time in something only to be mediocre at it. We want to be great. But before you can be great you have to understand what being great looks like.
Social media is fantastic, but the if you think creating a social media presence will yield instant results, you’re in for an unpleasant surprise. Online engagement from your community isn’t an easy or immediate result of your web presence: conversation takes time, effort, and strategy. Sure, you may have a Twitter account or a Facebook fan page or a blog, but social media isn’t the Field of Dreams. Social Media Strategy Follows the Golden Rule
7 Reasons Your Social Media Efforts Is Not Working
Social media has proven success in the larger, retail driven market of business-to-consumer (B2C). Let's Get Social: 3 Big Factors Why Your Company Should
Could Your Small Business Survive Without Social Media? Think your small business doesn't need social media? Here's why you need to join the conversation. August 23, 2011
8 Essential Rules for Social Media and Business Joshua Leatherman is the author of the book If Social Media is a Game, These are the Rules: 10 Rules for Building a Profitable Social Media Strategy.
2morrowknight: 16 Brilliant Business Minds on Twitter This is the latest post in our series, Twitter Powerhouses, which focuses on the contributions of people who've helped to expand, influence, and redefine how we view social networking. Ideas can be powerful, and when they are combined with a strong will and a sense of optimism, they can become extraordinary.