Facebook’s shark-jump advertising moves
MARCH 6, 2013
I just looked up facebook advertising on Google News , and got these results: More Facebook Ads Are Coming, Your Friends Will Finally Hit Delete.
Facebook as a blogging platform
JANUARY 24, 2014
Blogging is still one of the most useful and fun things you can do. I still blog at The Obvious? Each time social networks die and we all move on my blog is still there. As people have moved into places like Facebook and Twitter the energy has moved away from blogging to some extent. It''s like the old days.
Facebook Brand Pages: How To Be Ready
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Are you ready for possible new changes to Facebook Brand pages? Source: Mari Smith. And also, it is still a rumor at this stage. link].
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
My friend Dave Tebbutt is wondering whether to give up his blog or not. Many of us over the years go through periods of questioning why we blog and if it is worth it. For me the biggest reason to blog is personal. If I don’t blog I don’t think as much, or at least not with as much focus. I don’t notice as much.
What blogging was
JANUARY 8, 2014
At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” ” with the aim of thinking about how Berkman can take better advantage of blogging as a platform for public discussion. They asked me to begin with some reflections on what blogging once was, because I am old.
How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads
MARCH 2, 2012
Facebook ads are similar to Google ad words in that there is a bidding system. ” He wrote a blog post about this here.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Blog posts.
Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why
MAY 7, 2013
Why do we encourage (and ultimately allow) three young children who technically aren’t allowed to be on Facebook yet to publicly and openly blog?
How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Facebook analytics programs like Insights , Edgerank Checker , and Simply Measured free reports give you tons of data points. Virility.
The Soothing Effect of Blogging
AUGUST 18, 2014
It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.
Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page
MARCH 8, 2012
So I asked her to share her thoughts in a blog post. Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page Guest Post by Nancy Schwartz.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
A few prominent bloggers have jumped the shark and eventually dumped their blogs and moved the conversations, and further insights, into G+.
Facebook provides more this-like-that instead of this-oh-that! (Or relevancy, interestingingness, and serendipity)
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Facebook has opted for relevancy. So, I understand how this new move makes for happier users and thus makes Facebook richer and safer.
Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills
DECEMBER 21, 2011
My result metric is the number of good ideas and saved time getting those ideas that I get for blog posts, curriculum development, and presentations.
A Dog Named Red Helps Best Friends Animal Society Get Results on Facebook
MAY 14, 2013
For several years now, nonprofits have been investing time, energy and money building Facebook pages and working to engage supporters on Facebook.
How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer
MARCH 5, 2012
How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer by Guest Post Ash Shepherd. Debra Askanase.
When Is One Million Fans on Facebook Worth More Than A Million Bucks?
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
the Humane Society of United States reached 1 million fans on its Facebook Page. Their CEO shot a video and blogged about the milestone.
Is the New Facebook “People Talking About” Metric As Meaningless as Number of Likes?
OCTOBER 5, 2011
Mari Smith pointed to this blog post from All Facebook explaining the metric and how it has been implemented in apps. Photo by lecercle.
Blogs in Education
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 13, 2009
What is a Blog? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. 2005).
Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
First , blogs are not waning. All the major blogging platforms are growing. Mini-blogs, which sit in-between the two. No longer.
Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging
MAY 26, 2015
Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.
Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau
OCTOBER 7, 2011
That’s where I connected with Miriam Brosseau who recently shared this awesome post on Facebook profile. Photo by Laughing Squid.
Using Facebook Groups for Deeper Engagement with Audience or Your Peers
JULY 6, 2012
Note from Beth: Facebook Groups can be used to help build communities and for deeper engagement and learning with your audience or peers.
Facebook + WhatsApp means it’s time to double down on new investments
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
Over on the ProjectVRM blog I make a long-form case for why Facebook buying WhatsApp for $19 billion dollars in cash and stock is a Good Thing. Stop right now and read Four Numbers That Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp , a post by Sequoia Capital , WhatsApp’s main VC. Meet space and meat space are now one.
Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed
JUNE 4, 2012
Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed, Guest Post By Elisa Batista, Donna Norton, and Monifa Bandele from Momsrising. Enjoy!
Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data
OCTOBER 11, 2011
He also points to a Twitter analytics tool called “ Crowdbooster ” Facebook Insights: Overview of Changes. Hurray!”).
Face Off for Facebook?
APRIL 23, 2010
why not both Home About Contact Friday, 23 April 2010 Face Off for Facebook? Theres a lot of talk about Facebook. Patrick. Privacy.
The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging
JUNE 3, 2011
From time to time, I like to reflect on my feelings about blogging, and then write about them in an entry in my blog. I have not done so in a while, and it has now been just about six years since I started this blog, so I thought that it would be a good time to return to the subject. I posted my first blog on May 16, 2005.
New Facebook Brand Page for Beth’s Blog: With A Little Help from My Friends
MARCH 9, 2012
Results” that describes what people do on my Facebook page (I hope). So, what you do? You get a little help from your friends. Blogger.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?
MARCH 9, 2011
Is blogging dead for you folks as well? When was the last time you created a blog post? Blogging is not dead! Get used to it.
Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting
JANUARY 25, 2011
Business or Pleasure? - Traditional media are very quiet about it, not to say silent. Coffin. Who cares? Capgeminis comma-splice: results over people?
Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women
AUGUST 25, 2014
Given her background, are you surprised to learn she is openly blogging at a site she calls, “ Heart Failure to Harvard ?” Story #1.
Facebook now 0.1% less Orwellian
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
We should be grateful that Facebook has renamed its Internet access service from Internet.org to Free Basics by Facebook. The idea is that if you’re in the developing world, you’ll get access to the “Internet” which is really access to Facebook and all that it permits. The post Facebook now 0.1%
10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2012
Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. I will share the list of all-time favorites another time. WHAT TO TWEET.
Getting More Value from Your Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so. Using referrals or telephone calls may work better than Facebook or LinkedIn and nothing should be excluded from your initial strategy planning. Number converted to hires. Join us. 1 day ago More updates.
In Honour of Ada Lovelace
OCTOBER 14, 2014
She was eight years old in September of 2011 and part of the reason for wanting a blog was due to starting a new school, in a new city.
Comparing Facebook influence to Twitter's: #FBRATE
MAY 6, 2010
Because I think the Internet bubble was small compared to the Facebook bubble. Business or Pleasure? - Big time. Coffin. Who cares? Klout.
Facebook Groups: their own Trojan Horse
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Mark at #FB Now I dont think very highly of the Social aspect of Facebook, given the events over the last months. Business or Pleasure? - A lot.
MAY 7, 2010
One of the best descriptions of facebook that I’ve seen (on a blog comment somewhere) was: CIA+McDonald’s=Facebook. This formula addresses the secret and intrusive aspect of Facebook…and draws attention to broad appeal and exceptional ease of use/access.
The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar
DECEMBER 7, 2010
I was quoted in the article talking about social shopping and mini-blogging. Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs.