Top 5 Social Media Posts That You Might Have Missed From Last Week — September 6, 2010

Posted on September 6, 2010

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Top 5 Social Media Posts That You Might Have Missed From Last Week — September 6, 2010

Editor Steve Farnsworth (@Steveology)

5). MAD WOMEN: PR Is Not Publicity

Like Sasha Muradali, I am a huge Mad Men fan. I love the storyline, the characters, the old days of advertising, the three martini lunches, and the clothes…oh the clothes! While, I love the series, the first episode of this season really rubbed me the wrong way.  [Read It Here]

4). How CEOs Will Use Social Media In The Future

Today’s CEO is not social. So says Forrester Research’s CEO George Colony. Very few of the CEOs at top companies in the U.S. and the rest of the world have any material presence on the popular social media sites. Colony believes they should be social though, and all signs are pointing to a future filed with CEOs who can speak the language of the people — social media. While one can only speculate about the future of CEOs and social media, there’s no question that social media plays a huge part in life and the world as we know it right now.  [Read It Here]

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3). Why Your Website Is More Valuable Than Facebook

If you were given a choice when first taking your “brick and mortar” business online to develop a website or set up a Page on Facebook, and you weren’t allowed to do the other which would you choose? Would you build a website and give up marketing through Facebook or would you set up a Facebook page and give up having your own website? Think about the questions as you read through this post.  [Read It Here]

2). How To Respond When Social Media Attacks Your Brand

For all the praise that brand advertisers have for social media, they must be aware that it’s very much a double-edged sword. And for all the free marketing, advertising and brand promotion via Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and other platforms used to help build an identity and relationship with your customers, it can just as quickly turn on you and your brand. Social media disasters occur for a number of reasons, the first being that your company probably messed up. It may not have been intentional, but something, somewhere down the line, went wrong enough for someone to complain and was wrong enough for others to vocalizing that complaint en masse. One mistake is all it takes for social media to turn against your brand.  [Read It Here]

1). Ten Subtle Lies That Cripple New Bloggers

Something has gone wrong, but you can’t put your finger on it. Your posts aren’t attracting the attention they deserve. Comments are scarce and retweets require hours of pleading on Twitter. You spend days scouring the web for answers. You even reach out to other bloggers for their insight. But you still come up empty. Soon you ask yourself if your market is ready for your blog. Or is the problem in your own head?  [Read It Here]


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