Your Guide to Social Media Enlightenment – From Trending Topics to Innovative Startups

Importance of Blogging

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  1. Can be extremely satisfying. There is a little piece of who you are potentially enriching people’s lives.
  2. Depending on what you are blogging about, it can act as an extension of your resume.
  3. Can help others learn about your area of expertise.
  4. Enhance a brand that exists within your
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Social Media Examiner Facebook Fan Page Analysis

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Social Media Examiner is a blog that provides online information to help businesses to best use social media.

The Social Media Examiner Facebook Fan Page does the following very well:

  • Customize landing page with a welcome page that engages viewers by playing their ‘welcome message’ video
  • Landing page promotes a specific call-to-action to click on
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Top 5 Social Media Comics

The context surrounding social media can often be comic. Lol like nobody’s business. Enjoy!

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Example of Measuring Sentiment: eHarmony

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How do you measure sentiment about a company. Lets use eHarmony, a dating site, as an example. I use HowSociable? to measure sentiment. A wide range of social media sites ‘talk’ about eHarmony. I chose the Twitter Tweets Score comments to evaluate sentiment.

  1. At work and asked the security guard how’s his nite been
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Social Media Release Sample

I took a TweetFind Press Release and converted it into a Social Media Release for your viewing enjoyment. Gets a Major Facelift

Visitors can quickly find exactly what and whom they are looking for

Ruben Orozco
Founder of

Completely redesigned from the ground up, the new now features a new … Read more

Top Social Media Blogs 2010

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On January 15, 2010 Social Media Examiner announced the finalists for the Top 10 Social Media Blogs 2010 contest. They set out to pick the winners based on initial qualification, blog ranking, reader involvement, … Read more

How You Can Get Featured on Freshly Pressed

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I was having trouble sleeping one night so I decided to blog. Blogging that night was akin to taking a sleeping pill and a vodka chaser. I was out.

I woke up next morning and noticed that two people had read my post. I looked … Read more

Top 15 Blogging Best Practices

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Why Aren’t You Blogging?

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How can you become a better blogger?

1. Use a catchy title. Make the title unique, consider using questions and lists.

2. Use interesting visuals. Include an image or video in your blog. This will get people’s attention and help them better understand the content … Read more