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  • Laura 3:50 am on November 12, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    Top 100 Social Media and Internet Marketing Bloggers 

    Every blogger claims to be an industry expert. Sorting out the true experts from those who believe that since they utilize one social media tool (their blog) they qualify as an expert. Jay Krall, who consistently provides meaningful and insightful industry advice, has listed the top 100 blogs to add to your RSS feed. Depending on the type of information you seek from a blog, some of blogs will provide more informational than others. This is one list worth spending some time going through the links.

    Top 100 Social Media & Internet Marketing Bloggers

    1. ReadWriteWeb
    2. Mashable
    3. Seth Godin’s Blog
    4. Scobleizer
    5. How to Change the World
    6. ChrisBrogan.com
    7. Micro Persuasion
    8. Successful Blog
    9. Marketing Pilgrim
    10. Logic + Emotion
    11. The Viral Garden
    12. PR Squared
    13. The Buzz Bin
    14. Conversation Agent
    15. gapingvoid
    16. Anil Dash’s Blog
    17. Tasty Blog Snack
    18. Being Peter Kim
    19. Publishing 2.0
    20. Rain City Guide
    21. A Shel of My Former Self
    22. PRNewser
    23. Social Media Today
    24. The Social Media Marketing Blog
    25. SEOmoz Blog (More …)

  • Laura 8:41 am on November 9, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    Turning unemployment into employment 

    Unemployment- the word everyone dreads but can’t stop talking about. Stop for a day and count how many articles you come across discussing unemployment. It’s quite a fun little experiment- after the 1,289th article you will realize that each article discusses one of the following topics:

    “Unemployment….it’s at an all time high” (really? thanks for the update)
    “Employment continues to improve” (wait, what? I thought it was at an all time high?)
    “Unemployment forecast- economy looks hopeful. Unemployment at an all time high, but employers look hopeful for 2010” (personal favorite- combines first two statements and states no opinion at all)

    We get it- people are unemployed, economy sucks, and lets hope it gets better. It’s not going to be better tomorrow, nor the next day, or the next. Lets quit the whining, we got the message- economy sucks and the job market is tough. Those of us who find ourselves unemployed can’t change the economy- (More …)

  • Laura 7:32 pm on November 3, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    10 Online Tools PR Pros Should Know 

    10 Online Tools PR Pros Should Know

    In no particular order, here are 10 online tools PR pros should be familiar with for pitching, researching, managing and monitoring:

    • MatchPoint – MatchPoint produces a list of journalists, ranked by relevance based on their bodies of work culled from a database of more than 11,000 news sources, 25,000 online news sites and 10,000 blogs.
    • Radian6 – Radian6 is focused on building the complete monitoring and analysis solution for PR and advertising professionals so they can be the experts in all social media platforms.
    • PitchEngine – PitchEngine makes it possible for PR pros, brands, and agencies to build and share digital, social media releases with their contacts for free. Share social media releases by email, with Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google News etc.
    • Google Alerts – Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic. (More …)
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