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. 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. Here they are: 1. link]. Tips Tools and Tactics
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.
Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
With support from Facebook, ActionSprout is helping nonprofits try out and use Facebook ads for free this holiday giving season.
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. So in fact I am currently making an effort to blog more often. It’s like lobbing pebbles into ponds.
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?
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.
How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Here’s some tips on providing powerful content for your Facebook channel that you can improve with measurement. 1. Virility.
Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page
MARCH 8, 2012
Ash Shepherd wrote a guest post earlier this week that offered fabulous templates and steps for developing the graphic images for your Facebook Page.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog. This blog. Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No.
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
[link]. Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. ”- Hal Varian, Google. What does that actually mean? ” 6.
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.
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.
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? 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’. Bortree, D.S.,
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.
Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Making Facebook Groups Rock – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau. No one person “owns” a Facebook group. Photo by Laughing Squid.
Using Facebook Groups for Deeper Engagement with Audience or Your Peers
JULY 6, 2012
Facebook had recently revamped its Groups, and it seemed like the perfect place to take the conversation for a spin. In fact, it was great.
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!”).
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. more interesting. But it does not matter.
Face Off for Facebook?
APRIL 23, 2010
Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Friday, 23 April 2010 Face Off for Facebook? Theres a lot of talk about Facebook.
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.
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%
Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting
JANUARY 25, 2011
Traditional media are very quiet about it, not to say silent. Coffin. Who cares? Capgeminis comma-splice: results over people? Klout. Coffin.
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.
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. will share the list of all-time favorites another time. 1. 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. Many organizations have a Twitter account, a Facebook fan page, a LinkedIn page and perhaps other social media vehicles as well. Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!
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. Big time. Spread the word - let the games begin! Coffin. 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. An awful lot, really. world!
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
Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs. Traditional blogs are too much work for most people, and Twitter is certainly not for everyone.