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When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 10, 2014 by Pam Dyer

Timing Your Posts

Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. The optimal time to share on each platform may vary. The nature of your business and data about when your audience is active should inform and drive your timetable.[read more]

How I Increased My Twitter Followers By 30% in 6 Months

December 17, 2013 by Stephanie Frasco

Followers on Twitter

6 months ago I had 1,238 followers less than I have now. That's a 30% increase! I'm not telling you this to brag, but rather to help you do the same. In this post, I'm going to share with you exactly what I've done differently and how you can use my same strategy to increase your Twitter followers.[read more]

6 Ways to Get Attention for Your Blog

July 12, 2013 by Kiesha Easley

Even the apparently simple blogs that are successful have a done a lot of marketing work behind the scenes. It takes more than great writing and high-quality pictures to be a success.[read more]

Why the Weak Economics of Attention is Driving the New Social Bubble

June 6, 2011 by Eric Fulwiler

"Eyeballs are becoming increasingly dettached from the consumer psyche, meaning much of the value that is driving this industry is based on shaky and steadily weakening economics."[read more]


How to Use Twitter Following and Follower Numbers as an Effective Metric

May 2, 2011 by Josh Davis

The strategy I am going to present is largely born out of understanding how Twitter works through my main personal account , and then taking that experience and applying it to client accounts. Sometimes an idea turns out to have some usefulness, many times not. This strategy is just one of several techniques and filters I use, but I do feel that it is a highly effective criteria which should be a starting point for targeting potential followers. Here is the strategy. Target accounts whose following and follower numbers both fall between 200 and 700. That is it; try to incorporate that when thinking about who to follow, who to follow-back, who to reward, and who to add to lists.[read more]

12 Seconds: the Twitter for video

August 8, 2008 by Stephanie Garcia

12 seconds is not a lot of time for a lot. You can't really watch a Youtube video, read a blog post, or even microwave a hot pocket (the entrepreneur's food of choice). However, in today's society where attention spans are short and the barriers to meet new people have significantly decreased, short busts of information and messaging are...[read more]

Measurment: Attention vs. Engagement

April 7, 2007 by John Bell

Let's call this Measurement Month. For the first time, I feel there are some promising threads out there that will offer an initial idea about measuring word of mouth-based marketing efforts. Now is talking about an "Attention" measure. In their own description:"Attention fuses engagement (measured by time) and traffic (...[read more]