Harvest your social media contacts

Berkonomics

You may not know that you have access to many “free” sources of social media contacts to help you in your marketing effort. Here – from “Two Minute Drill” – is how to download your Twitter follower list: https://www.fullcontact.com/blog/how–to–export–twitter–followers/.

Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve been online for nearly 30 years (yes, there was CompuServe and Prodigy before the www), blogging for 10 and using social media tools since the earliest days. Social Media.

Social Media Mastermind Meetup

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -- Social Media Mastermind Meetup. Social Media Mastermind Meetup Group If you haven’t attended one of our group sessions prepare to have your mind blown. We meet up once a week to discuss social media techniques that help your business grow quickly by using. Facebook Instagram Snapchat Twitter Pinterest YoutTube Musically Blogging Reddit Stumbleupon Traffic Generation Email Marketing Easy Tools So much more.

The Convergence of Social Media & Traditional Radio

Eric Greenspan

What I mean by this is we do radio better by building it around the web, social media and traditional marketing strategies alongside, behind and wrapped around our radio shows. For one, we built a following by using Facebook and Twitter and other social networking sites.

Social Media Faking It – Cheaper Than You May Think, But Still Not Worth It

InfoChachkie

How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? As a bonus, you''ll also enjoy a robust number of Pinterest, Tumbler and Instagram followers and you''ll still have room in your budget for 250 comments on your blog and about 100,000 views on Vimeo. Social norming is powerful.

Social Media, the Customer Service Spectator, or Superstar?

Eric Greenspan

Using social media to increase your company’s touch and reach with each of your customers may be the most important reason to jump in to this game changing strategy. Social networking is powerful huh? After writing this blog post, I found this on Facebook.

Publishing 2.0: Social Media’s Transformation of Publishing

Tech Zulu Event

This month, SMCLA and TechZulu are partnering to celebrate “United We Share, a month long celebration of 7th anniversary of the founding of the international Social Media Club and it’s amazing members. Social media has transformed the way books are marketed and sold.

Social Media Matching

SoCal CTO

People seem to be missing the really big picture of the value of social media and really the Internet for that matter. They look at how current social networking sites work and how online and offline relationships currently work and make the assumption that this represents the value proposition. Just as currency inflation debases money, so social inflation debases relationships. Ignore what social networks and social media looks like today.

Concerns Keeping You From Social Media

Tech Coast Venture Network

While social media is a hot topic for individuals and businesses, you would be surprised to learn that some businesses and individuals are simply avoiding even checking it out. In a recent survey I conducted at couple of my BreakThrough Networking Training Sessions , results showed that there are 4 main concerns that are keeping EVERYONE from checking out social media or even considering tapping into it. #1

Social Media Brand Image Guidelines for New Businesses

Tech Zulu Event

For new businesses, social media marketing may seem a bit overwhelming. Here are four steps to help you get started building a great social media presence. Construct a social media style guide.

5 Biggest Social Media Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs

Tech Zulu Event

While social media can be a powerful way for businesses to interact with audiences, there are many costly mistakes that can be made in this area. Many mistakes, of course, never reach the media but they can still harm the bottom line of your business.

Best Friday Reads: Social Media Rules Us All, and Mints Billionaires

Xconomy

While the evolution from hunched primates to homo sapiens took tens of millions of years, we needed only about a decade to develop an arched neck that is perennially looking down at a smartphone—presumably one with a social media app open.

Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers

Tech Zulu Event

Since its inception into the mainstream fabric of people’s lives, social media and the concept of social networking has gone through a rather peculiar evolutionary transition. The capability for a social app to monetize is now the new standard – like it or not.

Los Angeles Social Media Starters

SoCal CTO

I find myself speaking at various venues in Los Angeles to tell people (most often service providers) about how I've used social media and particularly my blogs, LinkedIn, twitter and topic hubs as part of my own services business. These presentations always inspire people to do more with LinkedIn, create or improve their blog, and maybe do more with Twitter. How can I get more help setting up my blog?

Social Media Marketing

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 -- Social Media Marketing. The German American Business Association (GABA) and Epic States, invite you to an exciting workshop and panel discussion focusing on the social media industry followed by a reception at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Over the past few years, social networking sites have experienced explosive growth. German American Business Association.

The Social Media Monster; It’s right under YOUR bed.

Eric Greenspan

Which social media portal is the best means in which to promote your wares? While maintaining all the posts, tweets, opinions, blogs, and blurbs may seem like a full-time job itself, keep in mind that by doing this you remain dynamic and relevant. If you want to check to see if your vanity URL is available at most major social networks, check out: Contributions by Maryinn. Tags: Eric Greenspan 140conf facebook social media Twitter Twitter? Facebook?

Social Media Trend Spotting Turns $20,000 into over $2 million

Tech Zulu Event

. Recently when at Blog World I got an advance copy of “Laughing at Wall Street” by Chris Camillo. Cheers to discovering a real return on using social media. He teaches how to take the risk out of being risky. Where was he when I was 18 and just starting out!?

San Diego Social Media Startup Soci Adds Austin Office, Raises $8.5M

Xconomy

Soci, a San Diego startup that created a Web platform for managing social media, has closed on $8.5 Soci’s software-as-a-service provides a “central command” that enables business customers to deploy their social media marketing strategies, customize their brand messaging, and control their customer.

Brickfish Bolsters Social Media Efforts

socalTECH

San Diego-based Brickfish, an online advertising network focused on social media, announced this monring that it has hired Becky Carroll as the firm's Director of Social Media. Carroll will head up the firm's social media marketing. Brickfish operates a service which allows consumers to share videos, blogs, and photos, all tied into brand promotions and ad campaigns. Tags: social brickfish advertising executive media

Apple Touts New Privacy Moves as Antitrust Probes Loom for Big Tech

Xconomy

But the growing concern about the pervasive control of tech giants in arenas such as social media, advertising, and e-commerce stemmed first from revelations about consumers’ lack of meaningful control over the privacy of their personal data.

The Lazy Man??s Way to Social Media

SoCal Tech Calendar

Friday, July 15, 2011 -- The Lazy Mans Way to Social Media. How often do you feel overwhelmed by the thought of Managing your social media on a daily basis? In the ever-changing landscape of social media, with the right tools and skills you can save hours by learning how to manage your entire campaign from one dashboard. SDSIC.

Why Startups Need to Blog (and what to talk about …)

Both Sides of the Table

Blogs. We all read them to get a sense of what is going on in the world, peeling back layers of the old world in which media was too scripted. By definition, you read blogs. People often ask me why I started blogging. My suggestion is to blog about your industry.

Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects – More Ideas

SoCal CTO

Based on a question I posted in LinkedIn, Serena Ehrlich posted How to Use Social Media to Find Prospects. and provides the following list of suggestions for ways to use social media to build a reputation and to reach prospects. On the other hand, you might blog your answers and post a link. Her other suggestions around blogging, LinkedIn, twitter use pretty well align with how I think about it.

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Public and Open Debate is the Highest Form of Democracy (and Blogging)

Both Sides of the Table

And there is relationship between debating and blogging. I started blogging in 2005 and then re-started blogging about a year ago. The most important experience I have in blogging is the debate it encourages. So it goes with blogging. So it goes on my blog.

Blue Squad Aims to Bring Election Tech Up and Down the Ballot

Xconomy

Austin —All politics is local, the adage goes, and those campaigns are sorely stuck in analog mode. That’s why Shion Deysarkar co-founded Blue Squad two years ago as a “digital coalition” to support progressive candidates by providing them with greater access to accurate voter data.

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BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

Tech Zulu Event

In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money. There are four types of blogs; written blogs, video blogs, photo blogs and a combination of these. We’ll primarily be discussing written blogs. How to make money with a written blog.

The Social Media Monster; It’s right under YOUR bed.

Eric Greenspan

Which social media portal is the best means in which to promote your wares? While maintaining all the posts, tweets, opinions, blogs, and blurbs may seem like a full-time job itself, keep in mind that by doing this you remain dynamic and relevant. If you want to check to see if your vanity URL is available at most major social networks, check out: Contributions by Maryinn. Twitter? Facebook? Linkedin? Where does it all end? How many are enough?

Insights and Opinions: Social media: You at the Helm of Your Own New Starship

socalTECH

For today's Insights and Opinions article, we have a piece from Tracy Olmstead Williams, of Olmstead Williams Communications, talking about the bold new world of social media: Social Media, like Global Warming, has now left doubters behind. According to the brand-ranking database Engagement DB, companies embracing social media grew revenues by 18 percent in the past 12 months. Brands lagging in new media shrank by 6 percent.

SMCLA: How Social Media is Affecting the Automotive Industry Live

Tech Zulu Event

Join us live from the Roxy Theatre Tuesday, August 24 th for Social Media Club Los Angeles. This month we will be discussing how social media is affecting the Automotive Industry. IM@CS blog: [link]. . click here to watch live on Tuesday, August 24 th.

Dems and GOP Senators Unite Versus Big Tech on Data Privacy Bills

Xconomy

To hear some people talk, you’d think the age of bipartisan action in Congress was a lost phenomenon of the distant past. But it’s not so, at least when it comes to certain issues. And no one knows it better than the big Silicon Valley tech companies that are the recent targets of proposed bipartisan bills. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, joined today with a Missouri Republican, Sen.

E-Commerce Startups, Legacy Stores Grapple With Changing Retail Scene

Xconomy

The changing of the guard transforming retail is accelerating. Sears, the nation’s first “everything store,” is teetering toward bankruptcy after years of stagnation as industry leaders prepare to gather in New York at the National Retail Federation’s annual conference. Yet, new startups—aided with tech tools like artificial intelligence, chatbots, and the like—are trying to reinvent how to connect shoppers with the goods they want to buy.

The Blogger's Bulletin: Social Media and Blogging for the Business Community

Tech Zulu Event

Looking for a place to get your feet wet on blogging and social media? Focused specifically on the business community they have over 45 contributors to help get you started with facebook, Twitter, to even creating a WordPress blog for your company.

Cerf, Kahn, Perlman, Hillis & More at Net@50: Get Tix to Historic Event

Xconomy

How did the internet arise to change the world—and where is it heading? Given the state of technology and society, what are the best ways to curtail the spread of misinformation (among other challenges) and the harm it can bring? At the World Frontiers Forum and Xconomy, we can’t promise to cover everything, but we can deliver an important and historic event that poses such questions and many more.

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Should You Blog? (yes, and here’s how …)

Both Sides of the Table

I recently wrote a piece for Mashable on how to create a company blog. Since it’s already written (and since I promised not to republish on my blog other than a summary) if you’re interested please have a read over there. What should you blog about? Most blogs are.

Local Event Organizers Need to Adopt Social Media

SoCal CTO

I can't find them listed on any kind of social site. I did a quick search and didn't find many blog posts mentioning that specific event. A while ago I posted about Secret for Networking at Events - Prenetworking where I recommended that people should look at who's attending the event prior to going to the event in order to make their networking more effective. I've received a lot of positive feedback on the post.