101 Social Media Tools for Social Media Marketing and More

Credit: fredcavazza via Flickr It doesn't make sense to jump in and use all new social media tools that come along just because everyone else is or because...

You’re a Social Media Whatsit? – An Overabundance of Social Media Job Titles

Social media buzzwords are all around us -- Web 2.0, engagement, community, conversation, influencers, and countless others. But have you realized how much social media buzzwords have...

Is “Content Marketing” the New Dirty Word in Social Media?

There's a new (well, sort of new) buzzword making the rounds these days. "Content marketing." Whether you've been doing it for years (under its other names) or...

Why Spamming Social Media Won’t Get You Very Far

Spam. Eww. Who wants it, right? Unfortunately spam isn't confined to email inboxes. It's rampant in the world of social media. These days spam comes in all...

The Social Media Time Split: Where Should You Spend Your Time?

Social media can be effective both for personal and business networking (and even for marketing). But there are so many social media sites and tools that it...

The Future of Niche Social Networking

For years I've been singing the praises of niche outreach and waiting to see niche social networking overtake general social networks (like Facebook) with the public. I'm...

Social Media: DIY or Hire a Pro?

Whether you plan to use social media for better PR outreach, marketing, or just listening to what customers have to say, the social media tools you use...

What’s Hot on Digg [Infographic]

In some niches (namely technology, news, and entertainment -- although there are others), Digg is still a top player in the social media world. Getting your story...

We Know Where You Are (The Creepy Side of Geolocation)

These days businesses we frequent seem to know more and more about us. They know what we look at on their websites so they can pitch similar...

Social Media Managers Can do More Harm Than Good

As companies big and small continue to move into social media to support other marketing and PR efforts, they're hiring social media managers to help lead the...

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