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ISO: Social media to build relationships

(We’re looking at online dating and the massive – and increasingly social – industry that it’s become. Second in a three-part series. Check out last week’s post HERE.) While researching online dating and social media, I tested these love waters with my Facebook status. I was looking for a success story. Talk about a can […]

Think like a ‘user’ not a ‘marketer’

I work in the world of web content, social media and online marketing.  While every ‘expert’ insists that content is ‘king,’ it is also necessary to determine what ‘context’ you are delivering your message in, an idea brought up to me through a brief twitter passing with Eric Mower and Associate’s Social Media Strategist, Matt […]

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How to ensure that your Facebook Wall Posts are SEEN (Edgerank)

Are you busily growing your Facebook Fanbase?  Got a few thousand fans?  Maybe millions?  Are you seeing results? Many of the marketers I meet tell me that they are struggling to drive sales from their fan base.  I can understand that.   Consider this question:  If 60% of your emails went directly to the Spam […]

Clubhouse News: Social Media Club Hits Austin

 Social Media Club will be hosting our sixth Clubhouse in Austin, TX where many of our members will be  in attendence for ‘that’ big interactive conference. The Clubhouse provides a location to gather, connect with colleagues, create media and expand our knowledge of social media. If you would like to participate in Clubhouse activities*, please sign up […]

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The Now Revolution from MarketingProf’s Digital Marketing Forum Feb 2011

The MarketingProf’s Digital Forum held in Austin, TX was greeted by a very snowy and icy landscape locally but the content presented was hot! Listen in to one of these sessions, conducted by Amber Naslund, VP of Social Strategy, Radian 6 (@AmberCadabra) and Jay Baer Founder & President, Convince & Convert (@jaybaer). They have co-written […]

Search & Social: How to Lick Your Blogging Competition & Other Sweet Tips

So you blog for your company, clients, and yourself? How would you like to receive more traffic every time you write for your clients from social media, but also search engines? How would you like ongoing traffic like a content stock portfolio that grows every year? You might say, “Sure, doesn’t everybody?” In this post […]

Social Media Club Member Meeting: Saturday, March 12th

If you plan to be in Austin for the SxSW Interactive conference coming up next month, please plan to join us on Saturday, March 12th from 11:30am – 1:30pm for the inaugural Social Media Club Global Members Meeting. During this meeting, we will be discussing Social Media Club initiatives, updates to the Chapter Bylaws, Chapter Agreements, and […]

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Online Dating: First comes love

(To celebrate February’s Valentine’s Day, we’re taking a look at online dating and the massive – and increasingly social – industry that it’s become. First in a three-part series.)    Meet Kelly and Bill. Two years ago, both were single and looking for a mate in Virginia. They kept their eyes peeled for a partner […]

The Global Digital Participation 'What's Next?' – Building Community for Crowdsourcing

Let’s begin with a roundup and review. In two articles, last weeks of December and January respectively, we’ve been pointing at the absolute and relative need to increase the Global Digital Participation. We shared the statistics that brings us the raw, measurable, physical and obvious – those being without the access to the web. The […]

Social Media Clubhouse 6

For those who submitted panels to ‘that big event in Austin next month’ but your session was not selected, submit your idea to Social Media Clubhouse 6!  Social Media Clubhouse 6 will be hosted within easy walking distance of all the downtown Austin hot spots and we’ll be hosting a livestream Friday, March 11th through […]