Friday, July 31, 2009

Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @CheriSigmon @drdollars @newthoughts @jacky_brown @jwatts @sandrafriend @HealthBizMentor @vegtv
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @PreciousLili @affiliatetips @EdLovesSumo @xmellyssa @WorkIntegrity @art4thehomeless @gajsubudhi
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @onlineresume @dianacacy @Twist2_normal @epcotx @searchguru @tap29 @ocmnet @apwalker @Ron_Hudson
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @bobwarren @onlineresume @terrycrim @karenchia @elegantslummer @sandrakum @laglassonetsy @Budor
"Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on" - Les Brown
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @bgreen @wchingya @mecarluen @luisgalarza @ThomScott @JRStratford @adamtaha @lspearmanii @jmarks
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @sherrierose @LynnJordan @holdemtalkradio @pphilp @selfmademiracle @JohnFW @paperbeadgirl
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ZnaTrainer @GrowMap @TheStoryLady @VisionSphere @makingstories @Cory_Froomkin @Jim_Berry @3xasif
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @andreapuddu @toyaisme @guiltyofcraving @jhipkin @theCSRfeed @cheergiver @VickieRussell @MATT_369
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JasonDunmore @aceconcierge @VOLOforDRBC @stillsafe @mikestivala @kellythomas1 @carltonriddick
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ShannonGrissom @seedplanter @luv4Animation @4u2behealthy @aureliom @straightstreet @LuniseStar
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @audiencemachine @SistaWAHMs @happinessisbetr @dreamswillcome @barnlight @studentofsuccess @jwatts
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JCarlosNigga @CathrineFeehely @ronbarrett @latinqttwitts4u @adsenseriches @Gerrigee @windrift
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Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @guiltyofcraving @FengShuiTips4u @lorenzomyers @continuum_q5 @chickalishus @USN_retired @marintalk
Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @UrbanosNews @77002Events @rondavies @webmastery @ISwallow @lesliemac59 @markwschaefer @karlfoxley
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @StevoMoviemaker @michaelkpoh @msphilosopher @dreamswillcome @familyanatomy @jayxtreme
"The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy" - Jim Rohn
Mary Jaksch (@Mary_Jaksch) lists 73 ways to become a better writer for the readers of @copyblogger
Meryl Evans shows you 34 way that you can use YouTube and videos for your business!
Mike Sansone's (@mikesansone) blogging & social media glossary. Part of Mike's Converstations Resource
Download copy of Beeline Labs "Emerging Best Practices: Social Media Monitoring, Engagement & Measurement"
The new "status" symbol on Twitter appears to be boasting about how many people you just "unfollowed" Why waste the effort to follow anyone?
A glimpse into the future of Web 2.0 through the eyes of the kids of Bangalore
Example of how the White House is using LinkedIn to discover healthcare issues important to small businesses
Your ability to use Facebook for geographical targeting for local markets takes a major hit!
Sarah Perez (@saraintampa) of @RRW How to consolidate your accounts searchable archive of all your web communication
Good morning all! Remember, "Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often" - Mark Twain

Thursday, July 30, 2009

"Every person's every action has an effect" - Rosanne Cash
Video showing you how to customize your Twitter profile
A reminder that @Mashable is more than just a social media news channel. Here is there WordPress Resource List
Good morning all! "Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves" -
Zig Ziglar

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

652 different feelings to tap into when communicating with others or setting the mood of your copy
Ann Smarty (@seosmarty) shares some advice for Making the Most of the Press Release: Getting the Idea Viral
Fundamentals for writing a solid tagline for your blog or web site and words to use and avoid
Shaun Connell discusses with Darren Rowse (@Problogger) How to Make Money (Passively) With Your Blog
Overview of newly announced deal between Microsoft and Yahoo
Innovation Marketing: When To Employ Things New, and When To Stay Tried and True upcoming webinar (@AdamBroitman)
Understanding linking intent and other factors impacting determination if a link is spam or not
Think Google isn't serious about detecting link Spam? Think again! Read this recent Patent filing (Thanks @thegypsy)
A list of top notch SEO Blogs that an SEO authority @thegypsy refers to when developing info to be shared
SEO expert Mike Grehan (@MikeGrehan) explains why linking is critical to ranking and shares some tips
Lessons in "framing" that SEO pros and copywriter's need to be aware of as they go about their tasks
A few words from Econsultancy's CEO and founder Ashley Friedlein on technology and social media.
Evidence of the unexpected ways that Twitter is being used begins to stretch the imagination
Business Coach Claire Boyles (@ClaireBoyles) shares lessons learned in her 2 years using Facebook
Rick Broida (@cheapskateblog) shows you how to Update Your Facebook Status Via SMS
Good morning all! "If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner" - Zig Ziglar

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

A helpful guest post by Noah Weiner (@noahwb) on RealSEO about the interplay between video & social media
Shane Gibson (@shanegibson) shares 19 Guerrilla Social Media Marketing Secrets
Beth Kanter (@kanter) discusses 8 social media tracking tools and other apps for nonprofits
21 Free Business Web Apps That Can Make Your Lives Easier
"If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost" - Zig Ziglar
Caroline McCarthy (@caro) looks at charges and counter-charges by a couple of Twitter tools
The Christian Science Monitor (@CSMHorizonsBlog) reports Twitter is NOT banned in the White House
Specific tips using Twitter for business, both as a means of promoting a company's brand and to attract customers
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone says Twitter will remain free, may add business accounts
Maggie Shiels (@Maggie Shiels) is the 1st Tech Reporter for the BBC and she discusses the Facebook Fizzle
Jeff Patrick will be presenting a free seminar on "Fundraising on Twitter: 140 Smiles Case Study" Wednesday 29th
Good morning all! "Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life" - Les Brown

Monday, July 27, 2009

The revised & updated Social Media Marketing "Economy of Action Guide" special discount ends in 15 min
Tripwire Magazine has a 160+ Mega Web Design Tutorial Roundup for you. Take advantage of it!
It's time to go back to school to discover the 25 best web sites for teaching and learning
Shawn Purtell takes a close look at changes making testing more attractive using Google Analytics & Website Optimizer
Some solid tips for optimization for real time search posted by @virginianussey
"Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial" - Ross Perot
Rob Metras (@RobboM) had some kind words to share about by current 62nd Birthday Gift Box Offer
Download @DanZarrella's @HubSpot presentation "Always Be Testing: 10 Tips for Improving Lead Conversion Rate"
9 page report discussing the use of Twitter at conferences. Available for viewing of free download at
Copy of @DanZarrella's @HubSpot presentation "Always Be Testing: 10 Tips for Improving Lead Conversion Rate"
Kevin Eklund (@VizionQuest) identifies
5 features he’d like to see developers add to Facebook
After beginning to explore Facebook, @ChrisBrogan has identified 3 changes he would like to see made
Good morning all! "Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction" - Charles J. Givens

Sunday, July 26, 2009

This guest post on @TechCrunch discusses 9 different web clients for tweeting from the web
"Full Disclosure: Sponsored Conversations on Twitter Raise Concerns, Prompt Standards" according to @BrianSolis
Remember "Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals" - Jim Rohn
Join us on the School of Social Marketing's BlogTalkRadio show at 12:30 EST. Call (718) 766-4782 & itunes subscribe
"To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives" D Waitley

Saturday, July 25, 2009

"It is better to be young in your failures than old in your successes" - Flannery O'Connor
"When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work" - George Bernard Shaw
"Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement" - C. S. Lewis
Lisa Wehr (@LisaWehr) CEO of Oneupweb Digital Marketing identifies 5 essentials for social media marketing
Want a clue at how many marketing emails your inbox never sees on Gmail and other services?
A look at the next generation of PayPal by @BenParr and @Mashable
If you are interested in local search or promoting local businesses, explore this new site for possible uses
What ever happened with common sense and credibility? Someone posts "WOW! I just got 500 followers with _____" and they show 107 followers?
"There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late" - Og Mandino Try never to be too late
Soren Gordhamer (@SorenG) has 5 suggestions for using Twitter and Facebook consciously
Twitter gets serious about showing businesses how to profit from using Twitter and provides a new widget to update
Tweetmondo heads-up and warning from @BenParr This is a way to find & map local Twitter users in real time
Wnder what ‘tweeting’ can do for business, here are 5 Twitter tips for your company using Twitter from Kim Thai
This is beyond me, however, some might use "Posting Twitter Tweets from ASP.NET using the WCF REST Starter Kit"
Sarah Perez (@saraintampa) & @RRW look at a micro-blogging with artificial intelligence features
Good morning all! "The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become" - Jim Rohn
An example of how a social platform can exist and serve beyond our mortal lives

Friday, July 24, 2009

Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @StevoMoviemaker @michaelkpoh @msphilosopher @dreamswillcome @familyanatomy @jayxtreme
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JCarlosNigga @CathrineFeehely @ronbarrett @latinqttwitts4u @adsenseriches @Gerrigee @windrift
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @audiencemachine @SistaWAHMs @happinessisbetr @dreamswillcome @barnlight @studentofsuccess
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ShannonGrissom @seedplanter @luv4Animation @4u2behealthy @aureliom @straightstreet @aureliom
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JasonDunmore @aceconcierge @VOLOforDRBC @stillsafe @mikestivala @kellythomas1 @carltonriddick
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions @andreapuddu @toyaisme @guiltyofcraving @jhipkin @theCSRfeed @cheergiver @VickieRussell @MATT_369
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @sherrierose @LynnJordan @holdemtalkradio @pphilp @selfmademiracle @JohnFW @paperbeadgirl
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @bgreen @wchingya @mecarluen @luisgalarza @ThomScott @JRStratford @adamtaha @lspearmanii @jmarks
"You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers" - Les Brown
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @bobwarren @onlineresume @terrycrim @karenchia @elegantslummer @sandrakum @laglassonetsy @Budor
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @onlineresume @dianacacy @Twist2_normal @epcotx @searchguru @tap29 @ocmnet @apwalker @Ron_Hudson
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @TinaCook @john_yeo @QuitOnPurpose @CaptnAffiliate @WorkIntegrity @art4thehomeless @gajsubudhi
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @CheriSigmon @drdollars @newthoughts @jacky_brown @jwatts @sandrafriend @HealthBizMentor @vegtv
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @MichaelJStone @SOC_LRD @NickTako @barefoot_exec @marismith @nannette1094 @LudaDrummond @klane310
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @shellystarzz @Ryan_Pearson @payshel @John_Cussons @GaryFitzmorris @WontBeDenied @CoffeeNate
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @modeling22 @AliciaDunams @KenMcArthur @HaroldHickman @HoustonDIVA @RandyTheHermit @ShariFitness
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Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @metajonathan @Laurie_Tossy @JobFree @1salestrainer @valeriovillari @foreverjohnson @israelimom
Kevin Nalty (@naltsconsulting) looks at 6 ways to dispel fear and loathing of social media
How would you like to pay $180 million for a guitar? Thanks to YouTube & power of Social Media, United Airlines did
How would you like to pay $180 million for a guitar? Thanks to YouTube and the power of Social Media, United Airlines did.
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JohnMelanson @timfahndrich @Luciamitro @MagneticWoman @diannawhitley @betti_dbac @k0zm0zs0ul
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @AdamUrbanski @bobtheteacher @MelodyInFlorida @nicole_harrison @RonakGanatra @MikePaetzold
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @davidgideon @duFleurs @donnalendzyk @markhendricks @newhorizons72 @3pgroup @PhotoMemories
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @UrsulaKauth @edwardcates @markazevedo @RetireWithCarla @MichDdot @newthoughts @ecs_dave @jc76
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @NicoleDean @MichealSavoie @RobertNelsoninc @AnnetteColby @HelenaRitchie @shelhorowitz @iberbiz
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ElsomEldridge @jim_turner @paulina1 @gwynnfowler @BobBurg @ateegarden @joelwesseldyke @jmarks
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @BearBob @PerryBelcher @john_stiles @thewebwhisperer @ghanamixtapes @onlinepro @bpwise @rob_dale
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions @ZnaTrainer @GrowMap @TheStoryLady @VisionSphere @makingstories @Cory_Froomkin @Jim_Berry @3xasif
Jennifer Van Grove (@jbruin) reveals the lengths Facebook will go to if you attempt to close your account. Cunning!
David Murphy (@acererak) confirms Facebook has yielded a bit and now allows One More User Name Change
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @Eternity87 @mduchamp @RickWDavies @jstratford @rickybobby77 @creativelady @mikeargyle @kimija
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @bible4success @advocarewps @Advocarestore @terrycrim @tweeterfreak @loubortone @marlonsanders
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @korkykathman @bkmacdaddy @themediaczar @studentofsucces @salesguru33 @stuarttan @kelseypromo
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @epcotx @arunsays @emailcopywriter @Champigny @jesus247365 @realandrews @independencebwl @nlbctim
Ann Smarty (@seosmarty) discusses the Top 3 Google Gadgets to SEO Your iGoogle Home Page
Garrett French has 17 Ways to Accelerate Links to Your Link Bait (and Other Highly Linkable Content) for SEO
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @changeisgood1 @PaulRamsayBCH @PatMarcello @AnnetteDubow @LuniseStar @themunny @shannoncherry

Thursday, July 23, 2009

There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important" - Jim Rohn
Erik Dafforn's (@erikdafforn) part 1 of his close look at the demystification of Google Webmaster tools & reports
"The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch" - Jim Rohn
I find many Greasemonkey scripts very useful for Twitter and here are 25 you may benefit from using on Facebook
You can now upload photos to Facebook by using email
Rich Page (@RichPage) gives his 5 reasons that Facebook Ads work better than Google Adwords
"Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action" - Peter Drucker

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Good night all! Daily reflection: "Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well" - Jim Rohn
Jolie O'Dell (@jolieodell) strikes again! If you hate HTML she has 4 other quick and easy ways to create your site
Photo recognition app for use on Facebook. Limited Alpha invites may still remain if you hurry
"If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams" - Les Brown
There is room for social graces when one enters the world of the micro-blogger. Don't leave civility at home
Download this PDF showing you how to build an on demand webinar program
7 sins of online presentations PDF Download available
Guest post by Alice Seba (@imsweetie) with three reasons why you should start your copy swipe file now
Professional Writers Association launches new online site. Site for professional and aspiring writers
If you’re a copywriter or kitchen table entrepreneur, you need to hear @BenSettle being interviewed by Doberman Dan
Eric Eldon (@eldon) reminds us that 70% of Facebook users are outside of U.S. Most don't speak English
Nucleus Research Study concludes employers blocking Facebook may result in a 1.5% gain in productivity
Good morning all! Daily thought: "Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes" - Zig Ziglar

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Seth Godin reminds us that the chance for significant gains are on the uphill climb and not the downside
Nick O'Neill (@allnick) presents 4 different branded Facebook campaigns for you to consider
Borrell Associates data available as PDF or XLS for download showing shift of local advertisers to social networks
Bing on use and advantages of META Tags & other on-page SEO factors. May explain their differing results from Google
Keyword research gets a boost with a pair of new free tools from Google
Ann Smarty (@seosmarty) looks at the SEO Implications of Web Developer FireFox Toolbar
6 reasons to love Google...even if you are a tad bit cynical
I'm not too impressed with the new Yahoo aggregator page introduced today. MyYahoo was a better resource for me
"The great end of life is not knowledge but action" -
Francis Bacon
Well George...your wait is over! Download a free guide for profiting from social sites (PLR) as a reward
"Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing" - Napoleon Hill
If you work with photos, thank Jolie O'Dell (@JolieODell) of @RRW for these free alternatives to Photoshop
Adam Ostrow (@AdamOstrow) of @mashable reports that sharing on Facebook is more popular than email
Valerie Killifer (@FastCasual) with tips on "Facebooking" your brand
Karon Thackston (@marketingwords) shares her list of the 10 Top SEO Copywriting Mistakes
Rochelle Newman-Carrasco shares an overlooked legacy of Walter Cronkite and the Hispanic Market
Cheryl Phillips reminds that there are some precautions to using Ping. fm & similar sites if posting by email
Good Morning All! Daily thought: "The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person" - Bo Bennett

Monday, July 20, 2009

Good night all! Calling it a day: "No one has a corner on success. It is his who pays the price" - Orison Swett Marden
"Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful" - Zig Ziglar
Matt Thornhill (@BoomerConsumer) explains the changes in consumer behavior in this Age of Responsible Consumerism
eMarketer has released a free online access report on the topic of Online Brand Measurement
I just registered for another free @HubSpot webinar. This one on the need to always be testing and conversions
Social Networks and local advertising examined in new Borrell Associates Report according to @BenParr & @Mashable
"Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable" - Coco Chanel
Ray Edwards says copywriters should forget benefits! Really! Oh...not my friend @RayEdwards but Ray L. Edwards
Discover how to use copywriting to make your offers irresistible.
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Download the Engagementdb Report on the most socially engaged companies that was mentioned by @MarkClayson
Analytics and site metrics are critical to growing your online business. Bookmark this guide & tools for reference
"Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life" - Les Brown
New York Times has published the 1st chapter of "Accidental Billionaires" @BenMezrich's Facebook saga
Morning all! Daily thought: "People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them" - Tony Robbins

Sunday, July 19, 2009

"Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success" - Bo Bennett
"All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure" - Mark Twain
Recall the last time you were in an air terminal? All of the laptops, iPhones, etc? Twitter impacts airline industry
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure" - Colin Powell
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"Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing" - Napoleon Hill
Let me know what you think about what I call Social Bulimia or Bulimia Social Medius Ego-Granditis Non-Relationshipmente Call (718) 766-4782
"Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it" - W. Clement Stone
"You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations" -
Zig Ziglar
Join us on the School of Social Marketing's BlogTalkRadio show at 12:30 EST. Call (718) 766-4782 & itunes subscribe
Sometimes the numbers lie. SEO master @DannySullivan finds that you traffic from Twitter may be grossly undercounted
Good morning all! Some wisdom from Jonathan Winters: "I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it" Procrastination kills Dreams!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Good night all! Daily reflection: "Caring is a powerful business advantage" - Scott Johnson
"Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you...(part one of quote by Wm. Arthur)
"Encouraged people achieve the best; dominated people achieve second best; neglected people achieve the least." - Anonymous
A few name marketers who've never understood social media are proving it by purging those they followed like they have social bulimia
Oliver Marks (@olivermarks) discusses a Tim O’Reilly & John Battelle Slideshare Presentation on "2.0 Squared"
@drmani, Bing has already indexed and grouped the exchange we just had less than 10 minutes ago. I'm testing the advanced tabs now.
I suggest you start monitoring Bing Search. I am getting posts indexed in minutes on a consistent basis. Not your father's MSN!
Link building strategist, Garrett French, reveals valuable insights into building International linking relationships
How long will your SEO honeymoon last and where will your site be when the honeymoon is over?
Bill Slawski (@Bill_Slawski) discusses recently filed Yahoo Patents and their implications for SEO (images & more)
"If you want to reach a goal, you must "see the reaching" in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal" -Zig Ziglar
"If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share" - W. Clement Stone
Anyone involved with affiliate marketing or considering it, needs to watch this Jerry West video I'm not a lawyer!
Yesterday's hotel bombings in Jakarta demonstrated once more the edge of Twitter over traditional media
Entertainment Industry is having to cope with the "Twitter Effect" as Tweeple post candid reviews - good or stinks!
Another example of how the Administration of President Obama are turning to social media and Twitter to communicate
Good morning all! Daily thought: "Be friendly to everyone. Those who deserve it the least need it the most" - Bo Bennett
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @korkykathman @bkmacdaddy @themediaczar @studentofsucces @salesguru33 @stuarttan @kelseypromo

Friday, July 17, 2009

Thanks 4 Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @onlineresume @dianacacy @HaroldHickman @ Twist2_normal @epcotx @3xasif @searchguru @tap29 @ocmnet
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @askthetrucker @Luciamitro @blindguy55 @MrElderCare @rondavies @LynetteEM @calm_compassion
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @shellystarzz @Ryan_Pearson @payshel @John_Cussons @GaryFitzmorris @WontBeDenied @CoffeeNate
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JohnMelanson @timfahndrich @Luciamitro @MagneticWoman @diannawhitley @betti_dbac @k0zm0zs0ul
"If you don't have a competitive advantage, don't compete" - Legendary G.E. CEO Jack Welch
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @UrsulaKauth @edwardcates @markazevedo @RetireWithCarla @MichDdot @newthoughts @ecs_dave @jc76
Copywriter @mattambrose explains it isn't always about long copy vs usability but also abut relevancy and design
Nathania Johnson with confessions of an SEO copywriter
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @NicoleDean @MichealSavoie @RobertNelsoninc @AnnetteColby @HelenaRitchie @shelhorowitz @iberbiz
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ElsomEldridge @jim_turner @paulina1 @gwynnfowler @BobBurg @ateegarden @joelwesseldyke @jmarks
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @modeling22 @AliciaDunams @KenMcArthur @valeriovillari @HoustonDIVA @RandyTheHermit @ShariFitness
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ZnaTrainer @GrowMap @TheStoryLady @VisionSphere @makingstories @Cory_Froomkin @Jim_Berry
As the late Walter Cronkite might say: "And that’s the way it is." The man once named the most trusted man in America is at rest.
Iconic Newsman Walter Cronkite died tonight in New York at age 92. He was a St. Joseph, MO native
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @webconomist @markflav @virtualhires @marcwarnke @jSchnure @tamaraschilling @anneholmes @webword
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @Kerrysherin @mikestivala @DavidCarleton @SeeYouOnTheCall @maddieweber @HedleyZafer @BenMack
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JeanAnnVK @LudaDrummond @rocketman528 @coryschop @Karmatical @MagneticMojo @affiliatetips
7 SEO red flags to avoid in your search optimization (optimisation) efforts from Gyutae Park (@Gyutae)
The top 5 SEO no-nos according to @rlfleming
The pros and cons of drop down menus versus HTML
Deb Kirby discusses why you should use internal linking strategies for organic SEO purposes on your sites
Swipe files can be an asset...when they are used properly. Direct response copywriter @BenSettle lets it rip
"Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him" - Booker T. Washington
Randfish of @SEOmoz shares what he believes to be a major advance in link intelligence, tools & data
Reminder to start planning your SEO for the holiday shopping season now...before it's too late
Guest post on the Search Cowboys looking at the myths and fine line between effective SEO and black hat vs white hat
@AdamUrbanski demonstrated you need to be on 10 types of social media sites. Don't have time? WRONG!
""Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men & women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit" Conrad Hilton
A closer look at the relationship between direct marketing and social media by @leeodden
Tamar Weinberg (@tamar) discusses her new book "The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web" -
Lawrence Perry claims use of videos is one of the most effective social media marketing methods companies can use
Sampling of B2B Marketing Zone's Best Twitter Tips for the month of June
Interview with Tom Pick and Tony Karrer the founders of B2B Marketing Zone calls itself an online community for "empowering America's restaurants & retailers
"The best way out is always through" - Robert Frost
SEO Pro @DannySullivan looks at Twitter's suggested user follow list broken into categories
Local Twitter personalities and insights from super competitive @zannie62 on regional popularity
The BBC reports that Dudley Dooright of the Mounties may be after Facebook Doowrong on Privacy issues
"If you care at all,you'll get some results.If you care enough, you'll get incredible results" - Jim Rohn

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Marty Weintraub (@aimclear) takes a closer look at ways you can monitor your online reputation with specific actions
Eric Ward discusses the impact that devalued inbound links can pass on to your website
Part 1 of a local search series by @MaryBowling "Local Search = Where Are You? + What Do You Do?"
Professional copywriter @RayEdwards shares a list of words you may want to avoid when writing sales & ad copy
"An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots" - Charles Kettering
Updated & Revised 2nd Ed. of "Shockingly Simple 'Economy of Action Guide'" just released 7/16/2009
"One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake" - Anton Chekhov
As Facebook announces their 250 millionth user, Marshall Kirkpatrick of @RRW wonders if it is too big
"Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time" - Jim Rohn

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

In response to Matt Cutts comments about use of the "nofollow" tag, Brice Clay provides his own SEO insights
Shawn Collins (@AffiliateTip) shares 10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media
Aaron Strout (@AaronStrout) identifies 5 ways that you can use social media to increase customer loyalty
5 ways to find engaging people to follow on Twitter as revealed by Andrew Nystrom @latimesnystrom
Diane Mermigas muses about different ways one might use Twitter to generate profits and what might be key
"If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams" - Les Brown
Kristi Oloffson (@kristi_o) has an interview in Time with @BenMezrich about the (true?) origins of Facebook
VoxOx may prove to be an effective way for you to manage multiple social networks in one interface. Take a look
"Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses" - George Washington Carver
Good Night All! Daily Reflection "I was afraid of the internet... because I couldn't type" - Jack Welch What's stopping you?

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Kneb Knebaih is a master of public domain product creation. This link shows you proven techniques with free resources
"The book you don't read won't help" - Jim Rohn
"There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons" -
Denis Waitley
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up" - Thomas A. Edison
Current Nielsen Online results for time spent by users on top platforms (almost 5 hours on Facebook)
Anderson Analytics 68 pg report on "Leveraging Next Generation Research and Web 2.0" LinkedIn insights Free Reg Req
58 pg Report from Razorfish on Social Influence Marketing (SIM): using social media & social influencers objectives
Good morning all! Daily thought: "The Internet is the Viagra of big business" - Jack Welch

Monday, July 13, 2009

"If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced" - Vincent Van Gogh
Bookmark this resource listing all Google accounts on twitter as shared by Google's Karen Wickre
One doesn't need a multibillion-dollar company to use social media tools successfully
Microsoft has integrated Twitter functionality into its customer relationship management software
"You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset" - Tom Hopkins
""Always look at what you have left.Never look at what you have lost" - Robert H. Schuller
A simple way to filter updates on Facebook

Sunday, July 12, 2009

"Remember, you can earn more money, but when time is spent it is gone forever" - Zig Ziglar
Thanks to Jake Rocheleau for sharing this inspiring list of social bookmarking sites with screenshots
"It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives" - Tony Robbins
Don't believe everything that you hear about no need for META Tags on your pages. Google recognizes these tags!
If you have a brick and mortar business or consult with them learn about using Geo sitemaps for local search
You know that sitemaps are critical for SEO. Google shows you how to create a video sitemap here
If you want to be found in Google and build your authority...diversify the formats you use. Bookmark this list now!
Your excuses die today! Join us on the School of Social Marketing's BlogTalkRadio show 12:30 EST. Call (718) 766-4782
Join us on the School of Social Marketing's BlogTalkRadio show at 12:30 EST. Call (718) 766-4782 & itunes subscribe
If you are a new teacher and thinking about the upcoming school year, these resources are for you
Simple way to share your YouTube videos using Twitter, Facebook and Google Reader
Ben Parr (@BenParr) of @Mashable shares a new social chat that allows Twitter & Facebook to mingle
Good morning all! Daily thought: "Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing" - Napoleon Hill
"You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers" - Les Brown

Saturday, July 11, 2009

"Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action" - Benjamin Disraeli
"I never worry about action, but only inaction" - Winston Churchill
If you are a home business owner, you may want to check out this social community designed for your needs
Download this 56 page Social Marketing Playbook from 360i from Scribd. Scribd is a social media power!
David Port on Ramping up Your Redesign
Make your website's overhaul an event that attracts traffic--and customers
Lynn Olszowy of @wkyc shares case studies of how local businesses use social networking for marketing
Video showing 9 critical ways that social media marketing can help you...even during a recession
**SEO WARNING if you use Facebook Fan Box application on your other sites from Barry Schwartz (@rustybrick)
Seesmic has introduced a new Twitter and Facebook browser app at @TechCrunch meetup
New link to Janice King notes about the use of case studies in copywriting
What's the value of Twitter? Fred Wilson: The Value Of Twitter Is In “The Power Of Passed Links”
Janice King shares a valuable copywriting tip: Speak to the Right Decision-Maker in Your Case Study
A personal interest example of the impact that one life can have and the way that it is shared with others
Good morning all! Daily thought: "An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, July 10, 2009

"If you set goals & go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you" Les Brown
AnnaLaura Brown cautions you not to fool yourself into thinking you are doing social marketing when its really SPAM
Search Engine Journal Interview with Microsoft Bing’s Rajesh Srivastava, Principle Group Manager, Bing
Fierce Wireless reports on questions and concerns surrounding the Sprint-Ericsson tie-up
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @ZnaTrainer @GrowMap @TheStoryLady @VisionSphere @makingstories @Cory_Froomkin @Jim_Berry
Free 24 page Preview of NichProf's Conference Notes on Direct Response Marketing & Copywriting
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @Eternity87 @mduchamp @RickWDavies @shannoncherry @jstratford @rickybobby77 @creativelady
Bing appears to be more popular than Twitter, CNN, and Digg...for the time being
"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment" - Jim Rohn
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @sherrierose @LynnJordan @holdemtalkradio @pphilp @israelimom @selfmademiracle @ShariFitness
Thanks for the Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @davidgideon @duFleurs @donnalendzyk @markhendricks @newhorizons72 @3pgroup @PhotoMemories
Thanks for the Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @AdamUrbanski @bobtheteacher @MelodyInFlorida @nicole_harrison @iberbiz @RonakGanatra
Thanks for the Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @TinaCook @john_yeo @QuitOnPurpose @CaptnAffiliate @WorkIntegrity @art4thehomeless
Ways to add Facebook features to your blog and beyond from @iandavidchapman Strong viral potential
Thanks for Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @metajonathan @rossgoldberg @Laurie_Tossy @JobFree @1salestrainer @valeriovillari @foreverjohnson
I'm noticing a disturbing trend on Twitter. Instead of interacting, many are killing those they follow and becoming Twittercasters
Thanks for the Twitter #FollowFriday mentions: @JasonDunmore @aceconcierge @VOLOforDRBC @jmarks @gajsubudhi @stillsafe @mikestivala @ocmnet
Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer) provides a close look at FriendFeed as compared to Facebook & Twitter
Facebook is being sued by social aggregator over restraint of access to user data and data portability
"If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. He needs education to turn him around" - Jim Rohn
Good night all! Daily Reflection: "You can't have any successes unless you can accept failure" - George Cukor

Thursday, July 9, 2009

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced today that his office intends to sue social networking site Tagged
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure" - Bill Cosby
Facebook Connect appears to be a massive success 6 months after debuting
"Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street" - Zig Ziglar
Social Media Today reports over a third of Facebook users are now 35+, use by seniors at record levels
Giedrius Ivanauskas (@igiedrius) suggests his “Must-Have” Tool Kit for the Social Media Citizen
Part 2 of KenGrindall's (@storiesthatsell) interview with copywriter Cathy Harris. Be sure to give it a read
Discover the craft of SEO Copywriting that will satisfy both humans and Google Bots
5 ways of introducing your small business website to Google so that you are sure to be found
Nielsen Online study finds 77% of all teens own a cell phone and 11% more have access to one. How do they use it?
eMarketer looks at anticipated online social ad spending and predicts Facebook will surpass MySpace in 2011
The BlogTalkRadio Guy talks about the NicheProf's notes on copywriting
Tim Ash (@Tim_Ash) warns against falling into the lure and romance of landing page test results & drawing conclusions
Interview with Rae Hoffman AKA @Sugarrae on a range of topics from affiliate marketing to publishing
An SEO Pro looks at the myth and reality of real time search and the key factors
If you love gadgets, there's a social network for gadgeteers that is worth investigating
William Smith explains his 5 reasons for concluding that Facebook is better than Twitter for your Business
A tip on tips and an expression of gratitude from the source of many great copywriting tips, @Michel Fortin
Good Morning All! "It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential" - Lynn Davies

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

"Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion" - Jim Rohn
Appendix & Charts to accompany Sysomos' Report: Inside Twitter, An In-Depth Look Inside the Twitter World
Download the Inside Twitter Report compiled by Sysomos. Excellent and indepth data
My friend Ginny Culp's parents are in a terrible bind. Please take a moment to visit this page before it's too late
"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have" - Zig Ziglar
Discussion of the importance of local search and the challenges that those using local search may face
Nonprofits Webinar: How to Implement an Online Community That Integrates with your Constituent Management Database
Sue Bell (@ThemeZoom_Sue) shared details about this new Social Media tool. Great potential! 7-Day Free Trial
Survey conducted by Write My Site discovered that 70% of small businesses say no time for blogging
An excellent piece on email marketing for bloggers from my buddy Alex Sysoef @thespotter Please pass it on
"It is not our mistakes that define who we are; it is how we recover from those mistakes" - Bo Bennett
"You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality" - Les Brown
Downloadable Podcast discussing
Integrating Social Media Into Your Sales and Marketing Process by @ShaneGibson
Sean Cheyney is baffled that many marketers are still using these 6 outdated tactics
Yahoo unveils "SearchPad" a new search-based research tool
Michelle Wohl (@miwohl) identifies 5 mistakes to avoid when launching a viral campaign
ALL Affiliate Marketers, please read this post by SEO Pro Jerry West on the move to tax affiliate sales
Shama Katani Hyder (@shama) shared a great video app for quick screen captures to share on Twitter
"It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through" Z Ziglar
A new entry on the Alexa blog provides some excellent basic tips for attracting traffic to your websites & blogs
C.G. Lynch of Computerworld provides a VERY useful guide to navigating pending changes to Facebook Privacy Settings
The U. S. Army's Social Media Division has announced that they will begin to use Facebook and Twitter to connect
Revealing shift in Facebook user demographics (raw data reported by iStrategyLabs
Josh Lowensohn (@josh) reports data from Gomez Inc on the strain placed on the Internet during Jackson memorial
The Guardian reports on the gathering of "Media Moguls" where the future and ownership of Twitter was a prime topic
Good morning all! "In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance" - Bo Bennett

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Another remarkable Whiteboard Friday from @SEOmoz this segment looks at website crawling & indexing
Julie Joyce details the potential SEO dangers of link spikes (sudden changes)
Katrina Morris discusses Microsoft Advertising Intelligence - Using the Traffic & Demographic Tools for Market Trends
An enlightening post on @SEOmoz "Down and Dirty: Write Your Own URL Rewrite" Bookmark it for the future!
Reminder: Srini Saripalli interviews me LIVE Tonight (in 30 min) - Tuesday, July 7th at 6pm PDT**
"Remember that it is not where you come from, or not even where you are; it is where you are going that matters most" - Bo Bennett
"Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful" - Zig Ziglar
I didn't channel surf during Michael Jackson Memorial but I doubt anyone handled it better than @CNNBRK by letting it air without comment
"It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through"
Zig Ziglar
An unexpected blessing from the Michael Jackson Memorial was the appearance of Shaheen Jafargholi by Michael & WATW2
See how the community of Richmond, Virginia is integrating Social Media into their outreach & marketing efforts
See how the community of Richmond, Virginia is integrating into their outreach & marketing efforts
A case study shared by Stu Price on @seomoz that will get a rise out of some of you and your Google rankings
Online resources streaming the Michael Jackson Memorial in what is being describe as largest media event ever
Abbey Klaassen of @AdAge Interviews Visible Measures VP Matt Cutler about viral videos & trends (10 min Video)
Link Corrected: "5 Musts For PR Firms to Adapt to Social Media & the Evolving Industry" with a video
David Teicher (@Aerocles) Has "5 Musts For PR Firms to Adapt to Social Media & the Evolving Industry" with a video
A thought provoking article from David Teicher (@Aerocles) on the evolution of media and the individual
My new WSO for members of the Warrior Forum interested in copywriting or direct response marketing
Twitter search and its real time stream is unreliable this morning. It missed 3 tweets about an hour ago. Yesterday, some appeared late
Example of how using Twitter to resolve a customer service issue with a company and proof they are listening
Mark Pfeifle, former Bush Advisor, claims Twitter and Social Media sites have become "soft weapons of democracy"
5 tips for attracting more followers from Andrew Nystrom (@latimesnystrom) and @AlexPham of the LA Times
Good Morning All! Daily Thought: "Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them" - Les Brown

Monday, July 6, 2009

FAQ for PURLs: Persistent Uniform Resource Locators Some interesting possibilities to ponder
Ken Grindall's (@storiesthatsell) Interview with Copywriter Cathy Harris of Colorado. Topic of pURL may interest you
"A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements" - Bo Bennett
"Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours" - Orison Sweet Marden
Helpful article from Amit Jalan (@amitjalan1) if you are wanting to learn how to use Twitter's RSS feed
Murray Newlands (@murraynewlands) identifies what he believes are the "Top 10 Social Media Blogs"
Ben Burrowes contends that advertisers must rethink the way they engage with consumers on social platforms
Michael Fortin explains the important distinction between being transparent being authentic when using social media
I suggest that you take a moment and register for "How to Use Social Media for Lead Generation" by HubSpot