Jim Sterne on Social Media Metrics

adobe photoshop software download Key Points Jim provides great perspective on how we should think about Social Media Analytics. The major takeaways from this discussion are: Social behavior is intrinsic to the web. Today it might be Facebook and Twitter, and tomorrow it might be something else. What matters is that the power to … [Read more...]

New Social Media Powerhouse: Blueglass Interactive

I know I am day late with this post, but this is not really a news blog :). For those interested in social media marketing services, a new killer agency in the space has formed yesterday, Blueglass Interactive had formed. The company has many industry stalwarts, including: Chris Winfield, Dave Snyder, Brent Csutoras, Loren Baker, … [Read more...]

And the cluelessness goes on

It amazes me when people obviously use scrapers to harvest email addresses and then blindly send out mass emails looking for business. Below is an email I received this morning, with my comments in (): "Hope you are doing well. (I am glad that she is concerned for my well being) Haven’t heard back from you, just wondering if you … [Read more...]

Latest Podcast: Michael Gray on Twitter – Comment Here

Back on Feb 26 I put a podcast together with Michael Gray. In this podcast we dug into the various uses of Twitter. In particular, we spoke about commercial uses, and the types of things you need to do to use Twitter as a promotional tool, while not incurring the ire of the audience. Good stuff. Check it out! … [Read more...]

Authoritative Social Media Content

The process for winning on Digg (and other social media sites) is a complex one. This has been made even more complex by recent changes in the Digg algorithm. Many webmasters strive to develop content that will score well on Digg, looking for tons of traffic, and lots of links. The first key, obviously, is to truly deliver value … [Read more...]

Announcing … The SEMMYS

Matt McGee of Small Business SEM officially announced the launch of the SEMMYS early this morning. The SEMMYS are a set of awards that will be given to the best search marketing blog posts of 2007. A panel of judges, including yours truly, are helping pick a set of finalists during the course of this week. Next week, voting on the … [Read more...]

Latest Interview: Eurekster’s Grant Ryan

Following shortly after my recent interview with Steven Marder of Eurkester, I did a follow-up interview with Grant Ryan of Eurekster. The interview with Steven Marder was what I consider an introductory course on social search. The interview with Grant is the advanced course. You can comment on the interview below. … [Read more...]