Social Media Marketing- The New Look of Facebook- becoming twitterized

 

The New Look of Facebook.

Well.

This is a different look.

Facebookgoing twitterized.

I guess it had to occur.

LinkedIn did it.

Plaxo did it.

Many others are going to Real Time Messages.

Why…?

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Social Media Marketing- Happy New year!

 

Happy New Year from Doug Firebaugh

Happy New Year 2009!

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I took 3 weeks off for family reasons and am still readying the launch of this blog- Jan 5th!

Happy New year and may God bless you richly in 2009!

blessings…doug

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Social Media Marketing-The Psychology of Social Media-The 7 A’s

Over the last 4 years, I have been quietly observing a lot of different folks in social media, from Chris Brogan, to Robert Scoble, Brian Clark, Darren Rowse, Mari Smith, Shama Hyder, and the list is almost endless. How they operate. what they say and do. And of course there are hundreds more that could be listed.

But I have learned an immense amount of good stuff from each. It is like going back to University.

I have found though that psychology plays a HUGE part in the social media marketing world. It plays a bigger part them most people realize due to the newness of social media and the power behind it’s capabilities.

There are what I call “Tier One” social media rock stars, (The term used by everyone today)  and the “Tier two” participants. These 2 “social media zones” are interesting to observe from a marketing process, and also from a human standpoint.

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Social Media Marketing- The ONE Secret to Scorching HOT Copy

 I discovered this secret from a man about 15 years ago.

He was about 74 years old when we met.

He was a serious, poker faced man, until you got to know him. Then he was a teddy bear.

He was made of many things in his career. Buit one thing stood out.

Genius. Pure Genius when it came to writing copy and understanding the art of communication.

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Social Media Marketing- Developing a Powerful Social Influence

Social Media Influence.

Love that word Influence. 

It is at the basis of social media marketing. It is what the platform of moving people to take action rests upon. It is what we all must develop in social media.

Many talk about it.

Many write about it.

But how do you develop it?

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Social Media Marketing- Why Do You Need to BRAND and What Is It?

Why Brand in social media?

You probably have asked this question before.

Or maybe twice.

I know I did several years ago-until the “light went on” and I discovered some things that proved to be worth millions in business.

But just what IS branding in social media and how do you participate in it?

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Social Media Marketing- Enrolling into The Blog Communities is a MUST

 

 

 

 

Social Media Marketing requires a blog.

Duh.

But more than that.

Social Media Marketing is about enrolling and participating in community activities and conversations in blog communities. There are many different types of communities, but two we highly recommend are:

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Social Media Marketing-The 3 Rules of “Capsule Conversations”

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Social Media Marketing is part:

 Connection.

Conversation.

Community.

Construction.

But in this growing online marketing zone, you must understand the concept of ‘Capsule Conversations” that take place on a more intimate level, and on a more powerful platform in marketing. Marketing on social sites is evolving right before our eyes, and and it is evolving like a baby learning to walk. It has had it’s successes, and not so successful results.

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