Corruption On Social Web

  • The Internet we need to save

    … check out this tremendous resource for scaling social media engagement. Take a look at building an engaged and relevant audience through innovative new games, contests, analytics, polling platforms, and other innovations. ross dawson The post The Internet we need to save appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories How to know when it’s time to call it quits Every option to make money from your content Social Media Believe it or NOT!!! …

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  • Is Google really Sauron?

    … The big news this week is that Twitter retired the Tweet count button, and the blogosphere naturally exploded with outrage. Well, a little controversy gives us something to write about I suppose. I think the more important story here is how Silicon Valley companies continue to grow and thrive the more they become like Sauron, the evil power…

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  • Content under attack … and a solution

    … This has been a depressing week for me. It seems that everywhere I look, the most creative and generous people on the web are under attack as big companies gobble up their ideas and content. At the end of the post I would like to propose a solution — at least a partial one — to this problem. My sobering week started when I attended a talk…

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  • As digital ad options dry up, marketers turn desperate

    … on your website. But the essential point is, it should be your decision. Nobody should EVER be forced to display ads from strangers on their website without their knwledge, consent or compensation. Period. The post As digital ad options dry up, marketers turn desperate appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty The seedy underbelly of advocate marketing Is it better to be honest or nice on the social web? …

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  • The seedy underbelly of advocate marketing

    … Advocate marketing is getting a bit … prickly. While there are undoubtedly some wonderful programs out there, and many brands are doing it well, there is a rising tide of weird stuff going on in the influencer space, as we explore on the latest episode of The Marketing Companion. The ability for anybody to publish content and gain an active…

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  • Why Americans are secretly furious with marketers

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  • Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

    …. gShift’s Web Presence Analytics platform provides agencies and brands with search, social and mobile content marketing data in one place. Monitor and report on an entire web presence. Create smarter, faster content through gShift’s proprietary data. Report on the engagement and performance of your content marketing investment. Our podcast is also…

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  • Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

    …. gShift’s Web Presence Analytics platform provides agencies and brands with search, social and mobile content marketing data in one place. Monitor and report on an entire web presence. Create smarter, faster content through gShift’s proprietary data. Report on the engagement and performance of your content marketing investment. Our podcast is also…

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  • Lessons on responding to negative online comments

    … By Amber Osbourne, {grow} Contributing Columnist Recently, I saw the movie Chef. People had encouraged me to see it for months, because of its social media connection. I was surprised by the lessons on business and social media in its messaging. It’s a great story with a subplot of how social media can make or break you as a business owner…

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  • On the web, there are no neutral corners

    … Sometimes I feel disheartened by the back-stabbing, toxicity, and rumor-mongering I see among fellow bloggers. Of course this is not a “blogger problem.” It is a human problem. Anger, pettiness, jealousy … all this stuff has been there forever. It simply gets amplified by the web. When we engage with people on social media, every single…

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  • Had your content stolen? Get over it.

    … like to hear it. I’m not saying I have it completely figured out. Tell me what you think. Just be original about it! Alisa Meredith is Co-owner at Scalable Social Media, Consultant at OverGo Studio, and subject to the whims of her two poodle mixes as well as a new-found addiction to running. Lately, she’s surprised her introverted self…

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  • Are Apple and Google protecting us or the criminals?

    … from hackers, terrorists, and just plain old bad guys wanting to wreak havoc, the idea of hack-proof Internet data safety will have to be a product feature trumpeted by new devices, software and service providers. My prediction is coming true … but with some unexpected consequences. The bad guys benefit Keeping people away from your data is not just…

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  • The Facebook Other Folder and the Strangers Who Love Me There

    …. please if you can any financial helps ? am expecting your reply,, thank u So, a college “graduator” and fledgling social business owner sent 20 messages to strangers on Facebook (although he did not explain how these 20 were selected), and received 3 replies including mine. Funds raised: zero. But then, he hadn’t invested all that much. Dennis…

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  • Should you make the leap into sponsored content?

    … as desperation. And the “I never would” crowd have not had that particular issue. I have heard stories from PR people where some bloggers try to threaten their way to freebies and money with threats to destroy those who say no by writing against them on their blog or social network. This bad behavior is even more common than the sponsored post. Matt…

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