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Establish Your Twitter Account: 3 Steps To Building Your Prospect List - 05/26/10 09:07 PM
3 Steps to Build a Prospect List When Establishing Your Twitter Account Multiple Lists: Write a list of titles you wish to create for each Twitter list. Examples of lists- “CEO-Executives”; “Consumer-Friends”; “Industry Associations”; “Cuisine-Chefs-Restaurants”; “Wine Writers-Bloggers” Search: utilize Twitter search to find wine drinkers, your consumers, Sommeliers, restauranteurs, and possible networking partners Build Lists: after creating your list of prospects from your keyword searches, click on each prospect and add them to one of the list titles you wrote down in Step 1. Example-”Cuisine-Chefs-Restaurants” I began by going to @ChefChiarello & created the Cuisine-Chefs-Restaurants list Benefits of Building Twitter Prospect (2 comments)
Social Media Case Study: How Comcast Is Winning The Battle For Perception - 05/26/10 09:02 PM
The best example of customer service and support, utilizing social networking in their efforts, is Comcast. More precisely it is the Digital Care team run by Frank Eliason that shines the brightest light on how American corporations could and should be engaging their consumers on a daily basis. The following are excerpts of the interview Frank gave to Mashable.com for the article “How to Use Twitter to Support Customers.” Mashable: Exactly how do you use Twitter? Frank E: We use Twitter to help customers. We simply search for “Comcast” and a few variations and respond by offering help. Mashable: What Twitter (13 comments)
Brian Clark the man behind Copyblogger.com one of the most compelling and successful blogs in the blogosphere is at it again. Brian is giving away a very compelling 28 page report “How to Create Compelling Content That Ranks Well In Search Engines.” This is a comprehensive report that is a fantastic how to first step in writing online content that will get indexed and ranked high in Google. As Brian so succinctly states: “Put simply: If your content isn’t good enough to attract good, natural links, it doesn’t matter how “optimized” that content is. Here is your link and first (7 comments)
List: Compete.com Top 50 Sites For March 2010 - 05/26/10 08:54 PM
Here it is the list of the top website-blog sites by visitor count in the world. Here is your target. Aim high and you might be able to reach the kind of readership we all dream of accomplishing. Compete.com’s Top 50 Websites March 2010 provides a glimpse of the changing face of social media influence on web traffic. Most noteworthy is the changes that have happened within the Top 20. Facebook is catching Google for world wide traffic leader, AOL at #10 is still alive, and Microsoft’s Bing is exploding in growth with a massive gain of 25,337,988%! Can you find (2 comments)
#1 Twitter Hashtag Mistake Fixed In 3 Easy Steps Or Your Money Back! - 05/26/10 08:47 PM
Did you click on this post because of the title? If you did because the title made you curious then you have the beginnings of why we can help you fix a chronic and fatal mistake that hinders people from successfully attracting new Twitter followers. By the way, there is no money back on something that I give away for free. Biggest Hashtag Event Mistake The biggest mistake made during a #FollowFriday or industry-niche hashtag event is the simple listing of people or companies being recommended:
Best Hashtag Event Solution: Write Compelling Copy Titles: create titles for people. Wine (2 comments)
Vista Print Google Search Page 1 Top 10 Links Returned For. . . - 05/14/10 07:32 PM
VistaPrint.com. Type into Google.com "Vista Print Complaints" and the return results are 105,000 results at 4:22pm PST on May 14, 2010. If you have had problems with this company, you are not alone. Here are the results for my page 1 search for this search term with the link to the stories behind the complaints:
1. Consumer complaints about VistaPrint.com 2. Consumer complaints about VistaPrint.com 3. VistaPrint Complaints 4. Vista Print Complaints - Ripping people off! 5. VistaPrint Faces Complaints Over Third-Party Bills - Investing .. 6. Vistaprint - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 7. My Vistaprint experience | The Random (0 comments)
Compete.com is one of the leading social media statistic-analysis firms in the world. In an ongoing push for new clients, compete.com provides free “White Paper” studies helpful to businesses with website-blogs searching for competitive advantages. “Five Simple Steps To Online Marketing Success” is a solid basic checklist for your website strategy. Click the link below to access the White Paper: CompeteWPMarketingSuccess (2 comments)
Meetways.com: Realtors Geolocation Tool For Plannning a Meeting - 05/08/10 12:55 PM
Do you wish you had a way to easily find a location half way between you and a customer when scheduling a meeting? Welcome to your solution: Meetways.com. Ever have a tough time finding a place to meet clients that is in the middle or half way between your location and theirs? Now you have a fun little tool that will map out all of your choice and pinpoint the midway point between you and your clients: MeetWays.com. “Meet Me in the Middle”: The Utility Meetways.com plots halfway points aka a point of interest between two addresses. Powered by Google Maps (2 comments)
I Dare You To Show This Video To Your Archaic Broker - 05/08/10 12:11 PM
“The Growth of Social Media” by Erik Qualman is the latest in his über compelling series of videos on the growth and proliferation of social media throughout the world. Qualman delivers again, with an eery Fatboy Slim track accompanying, an almost mystical quality that brings viewers to one conclusion: Everything we know is changing at light speed. Enjoy!
Ed Okun Victim's Impact Statement & 1031 Exchange Warning! - 05/08/10 12:06 PM
One of the original victims of Ed Okun’s 1031 TaxGroup embezzlement ponzi scheme speaks out about her Victim’s Impact Statement and her gratitude for. . . us. Thank you and may the best possible outcome be realized~ Comment From An Okun Victim “You said it all in a nutshell, about a nut. Thank you, Dean’s Guide. You’ve been a great resource for we victims of Okun, in that were it not for your website many of us wouldn’t have connected with one another and had each other’s support over the last three years. Thankfully the US Attorney’s office flew several of (13 comments)
Build Offer Campaigns To Attract Customers On Twitter - 05/08/10 12:01 PM
Twitter: Relevant Sales and Marketing Channel Twitter claims to have 105 million register users as of April 2010. Yet, only 7% (7.5 million) use the site. The hard question: How does Twitter increase the number of regular users to the site resulting in Twitter becoming an accepted and valued sales and marketing channel equal to or more relevant than postal-email-phone channels of traditional direct marketing? Adoption Conundrum: Where Is Corporate America? Corporations have waited for the audience on Twitter to grow before justifying their efforts to adopt Twitter and launch a relevant strategy to sell and market their brands. Many (0 comments)
The State of Twitter 2010: Edison Research's Startling Findings - 05/08/10 11:54 AM
Edison Research: Twitter Usage In America 2010 produced surprising results and many new findings that shed some light on interesting developments within this growing marketing and sales channel. The following are a number of the interesting findings in the report: Awareness of Twitter: has exploded from 5% of Americans age 12+ in 2008 to 87% in 2010 (by comparison, Facebook’s awareness is 88%) dg: Twitter awareness is being driven by traditional media outlets losing their grip on breaking news Regular Usage: despite equal awareness, Twitter trails Facebook significantly in usage: 7% of Americans (17 million persons) actively use Twitter, while 41% (2 comments)
Dean Guadagni is the Business Director for Inner Architect a social media marketing agency. We help businesses, corporations, and entrepreneurs understand how to utilize Web 2.0 and social media tools to deliver their value message. We perform diagnostics, create social media marketing plans, implement strategies, measure analytic information, as well as provide retainer based ongoing maintenance.
We utilize direct marketing targeted strategies to measure our clients' message effectiveness and their ongoing engagement with their audience of consumers.
This blog is an extension of http://Innerarchitect.com and my business self help real estate blog http://deansguide.wordpress.com. I write about business self help, networking, marketing, and branding. Interspersed within this core content are the techniques and tips on how to use social media like Linkedin and Twitter as well as your blog as the hub of your efforts to gain exposure and recognition with your target audience(s).
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.