Of course, I’m talking about in my little slice of the social media marketing world. Here are my all time best hits from the last three years.
1. Writing a Plan for Your Future – A Career Path Template (Downloadable)
“The point is, in the big picture, no one is going to look after your career for you, but you.” –from Erin Malone on Boxes and Arrows in 2004
In social media it’s worse than “I see dead people.” When your browser says “You can no longer follow any more users.” It is the social media equivalent of jail. Sleeping off your rampant Twitter Follow campaign may or may not help. Twitter’s not sharing the rules.
But the bottom line is this, social media is PART of the MIX but it is not the solution. AS A SINGLE CHANNEL, social will deliver very little in terms of ROI. Here’s the good news, as part of a coordinated program (where social feeds email, and seo, and online ads) social media can be the “accelerant” that takes your ho hum program into something worth cheering for.
[This is a Twitter Hack walk-through. How I got hacked, and willingly gave up my password to the scam. RE:StalkTrak, LTwitteri(d0t)com, “who’s stalking your twitter.” I’ve done it so you don’t have to. Another popular variant, DM “Is this you in this picture <link>?”]
More advice on college vs vocation and how to make plans for your future.
Imagining the final tweets from the boston bombing suspect before he was caught, today, 4-19-13
Everything you might ever want to know about Twitter.
Something is killing twitter. It’s probably the reason you don’t like or don’t understand why anyone would like Twitter. It’s SPAM and AUTO-SPAM. Tools like TrueTwit claim to help, but they actually create more SPAM. The DM is dead, because all of the DM messages are SPAM from AUTO-RESPONDERS and TRUETWIT validation messages.
Pinterest is bringing an entirely new cataloging and navigation to the web. It’s visual. It’s random. It’s social. And it will kill you if you don’t watch what you are doing.
Check out the Strategist’s Notebook page and these other posts about online marketing:
- Workin Facebook < all the Facebook Posts in one place
- The Disciplines of Social Media < free ebook download
- uber.la quickies < a streamlined takeaway from today’s best marketing sources
- Social Media University < 2 minute educational videos
- Social Business MBA < the reading list
- Becoming a Social Media Rockstar: The Quick Path < um… let’s discuss
Let me help you jumpstart your social marketing: