Author: socialmarketingfella

Blogging mistakes
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Better Blogging: People Don’t Read, They “Scan.”

As written for and published by Business2Community.com Make Your Blog Articles Scannable People don’t read, they scan. This was once said by Jakob Nielson, an expert in the field of user-friendly Web design. I’d like to think I’m different, but I’m not. When I read a blog I will quickly scroll down the page looking for […]

Startups
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102 People Power 16% of the Web

As written for and published by Social Media Today Lean, powerful and cohesive was the lesson from Toni Schneider, the CEO of Automattic, the creators of WordPress, at this week’s Signal Conference in San Francisco. This little company powers some of the largest brands in the world who use WordPress to manage their web content. Names like Mashable, TechCrunch, and the […]

Emerging Technology
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Kim Kardashian vs. Me – Twitter Faceoff

As written for and published by Social Media Today Infographics for the Masses Thanks to Visual.ly, we can now all do it–create our very own infographic. The company’s latest release enables users to create an infographic almost instantly, based on their Twitter profile. This is one of what we socialites anticipate will be many web-based, user-generated infographics tools released […]

Internet Marketing Strategy
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Facebook’s Take: Applying Old Ways to New Media Doesn’t Work

Facebook Is Meant for Lightweight Interactions Over Time As written for BusinessInsider.com Throughout the history of time people have been applying their old ways to new media. That was the message from Facebook’s global brand manager, Paul Adams, at last week’s Signal Conference in San Francisco.  So what exactly does that mean? It would appear that historically for us, […]

Advertising
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The Future of YouTube is True

Video Advertising As written for BusinessInsider.com “Pre-roll makes me grumpy, is that the only monetization strategy you [Google] will have for YouTube?” That was the question posed to Neal Mohan, Google’s VP of Display Advertising at last week’s Signal Conference in San Francisco. One of the great things about having a strong moderator at a conference like this is he’s going […]

Brand Management
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Intel Gets Social

Article first written for and published as Intel’s Social Status Update: Make Conversations, Not Ads on Technorati. Social Media for Big Business Intel launched its marketing campaigns with a bang this year, showing off a number of interesting 2+ GHz Ultrabook laptops with Intel processors at CES. Going head to head with Apple, they talked a whole lot […]

Brand Management
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The Enigmatic 5th “P” of the Marketing Mix

As written for and published by The Customer Collective Marketing Strategy Anyone with a light background in marketing is familiar with the 4 – “P’s” of Marketing – Product, Price, Place and Promotion. Businesses use these four elements to model their marketing strategies. It’s been a mainstay model and rule of marketing practice. But some […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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