The days in links 3/15/11-3/16/11

The last two days in links – woot!

  • Facebook Spring Break Do’s And Don’ts http://ow.ly/4fC17
  • Video Demystified: 3 Easy Ways to Add Video to Your Emails – Blue Sky Factory Blog http://ow.ly/4fC27 Interesting!
  • A must read: Why You Need Facebook’s Like Buttons On Your Site http://ow.ly/4fC3H
  • If you’re considering it – How to Engage on Sites Using Facebook’s New Commenting Plugin | Edelman Digital http://ow.ly/4fC4F from @davefleet
  • Why You Don’t Need to Blog Daily – For Bloggers By Bloggers http://ow.ly/4fC7a from mr. @dannybrown
  • Getting Started with Analytics: How to Get Buy-in From Your Team http://ow.ly/4fC8q Do we still need to review why this is important?
  • Email as Sales: The Autoresponse Antidote to Just Looking Buyers | Email Marketing Strategy – Blue Sky Factory Blog http://ow.ly/4fC9C
  • Social media case study: MN brewer Surly galvanizes fans to build new brewery | http://ow.ly/4fCal from @arikhanson No surpirse there 🙂
  • Finra Warns About Facebook Pre-IPO Investments http://ow.ly/4fCe1
  • Of Comment Trolls and Flash Mobs | Danny Brown http://ow.ly/4fCg1 Trolls? Never heard of ’em 🙂
  • Innovation Conversations » Making Your Corporate Citizenship Story Pop! http://ow.ly/4fCh0 Great guide.
  • The quiet death of journalism at the hand of “content strategy” more great stuff from @TheBrandBuilder  http://ow.ly/4fCiJ
  • SXSW 2011: Great for Networking, But No Technology Breakthroughs. Roundup from @JOwyang http://ow.ly/4fCl1
  • Interesting new tool – WE Products Debut at SXSW Interactive Event | Thinkers and Doers http://ow.ly/4fCpB
  • Oy – more: Israelis And Friends Ask Facebook To Pull Intifada Page http://ow.ly/4fCrd
  • Oops: Teen Party Canceled After Facebook Invite Got Too Viral http://ow.ly/4fCw1
  • The numbers matter: CrapHammer: Google Analytics Magic – Part Two http://ow.ly/4fCx3
  • Not that any of you have these – 5 Content Strategies for Boring Brands http://ow.ly/4fCxR
  • Ensure Your Next Conference is a Success with These Key TIps | Social Media Explorer http://ow.ly/4fDWI
  • Who didn’t see this coming? Gilbert Gottfried: Aflac Comedian Fired For Twitter Jokes About The Japan Earthquake http://ow.ly/4fE3M
  • Catch-22: The Superficial Social Media Perception | LAF http://ow.ly/4fCA5 Good one from @cubanalaf
  • WOW: The New York Observer Is Launching A Tech Site http://ow.ly/4fE6D
  • Not for me yet, but still interesting- Group Messaging Faceoff: 4 Services Compared http://ow.ly/4fEaW
  • AOL FREELANCER: We All Just Got Fired (We Think) http://ow.ly/4fEd6
  • Ha! Light-Up Facebook Like Notifier Made From Legos http://ow.ly/4fEeO attn @arikhanson @alextanpr
  • The big fish: Jon Stewart Recruits Larry King As Daily Show Contributor http://ow.ly/4fEhk
  • #NotWinning Bristol Palin’s Boyfriend Likes To Call People ‘Nigga,’ Mock Kids With Down Syndrome http://ow.ly/4fEja
  • It’s Not About You: Four Tips To Make Your Blog More Reader-Centric http://ow.ly/4fEko
  • Yes Pls: Want Infinite Blog Post Ideas? | Social Media Explorer http://ow.ly/4fElS
  • CHART OF THE DAY: Why The Newspaper Industry Collapsed http://ow.ly/4fEnc
  • Teacher Learns Facebook Lesson On Privacy http://ow.ly/4fEnU Are they trying to foul up?
  • Facebook Hires Google M&A Expert Zoufonoun http://ow.ly/4fEpl More FB Everywhere!!
  • Very Interesting: Dan Ariely » Blog Archive Backing Down From Agreements–Results « http://ow.ly/4fEqn
  • Seth’s Blog: Are you doing a good job? http://ow.ly/4fErp Doing a good job is no guarantee of security, advancement or delight.
  • Twitter users send one billion tweets per week – Brand Republic News http://ow.ly/4fEsJ And about half are mine
  • OOOH Apple applies to use Beatles’ logo – Brand Republic News http://ow.ly/4fEtE
  • 8 Powerful & Inexpensive Desktop Design Apps http://ow.ly/4fEw2 Definitely going to use some of these
  • RIP Zune Player, 2006-2011 http://ow.ly/4fExX Too bad, I like my brown brick.

The Day (and weekend) in Links: 3/12-3/14/2011 (Happy Pi Day!)

  • Don’t Write ‘Happy Birthday’ On Facebook, Auto-Tune It! http://ow.ly/4e5i9 ha!
  • Where You Fit In http://ow.ly/4e5lq Great perspective from @dannybrown
  • 4 Ways to Set Up a Storefront on Facebook http://ow.ly/4e5ne Interesting reference to keep around.
  • from @ConversationAge: Changing the Question http://ow.ly/4e5pz Perfectly phrased.
  • The ‘Godzilla’ Incident: Did Twitter Users Gang Up on CNN Earthquake Anchor? http://ow.ly/4e5rI Socnets aren’t always right.
  • Top 7 Ways to Save Time on Twitter http://ow.ly/4e5xQ I NEED to try some of these
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Top 10 Brands On Facebook http://ow.ly/4e5v4 If you need a reminder
  • Conversation Agent: The Stream Comes First http://ow.ly/4e5t8
  • Maps Show Japan Postings’ Spread On Facebook http://ow.ly/4e5AD
  • iPad 2 Sold Out, 70% Went to New Buyers [REPORT] http://ow.ly/4e5Li Some nice numbers here.
  • Chicago Rapist Met Two Victims On Facebook http://ow.ly/4e50i Wow. They’ve moved on from CL. It’s social, not a completely safe space ppl
  • Your Online Guide to an Easier Tax Season http://ow.ly/4e5fO Just over a month away.
  • NC Student Arrested For Facebook Posts About Principal http://ow.ly/4e5di Oh yeah…uhhh
  • Google Stops Shipping CR-48 Chrome OS Notebooks http://ow.ly/4e5ay In this case appears to be a good sign.
  • Facebook Adds Ability to Easily Tag Others in Comments http://ow.ly/4e4Yl I think we all knew this by now but JIC
  • 1 In 5 Use Facebook To Make Health Decisions http://ow.ly/4e4W6 A little terrifying
  • Measuring Social Media: Who Has Access to the Firehose? http://ow.ly/4e4QD Stuff we all need to know.
  • Engadget’s Editor in Chief Resigns as AOL Shakeup Continues http://ow.ly/4e4Oc This has gotta hurt
  • Seth’s Blog: Your #SXSW agenda (or any conference, for that matter) http://ow.ly/4e4M1 Good food for thought
  • Data: How Wealthy Corporations Spend On Social Business @JOwyang | Social Media, Web Marketing http://ow.ly/4e4GX Int’g stats
  • The Anatomy of a Great Blog Post – For Bloggers By Bloggers http://ow.ly/4e4xO In case you don’t know yet.
  • Seth’s Blog: Bring me stuff that’s dead, please http://ow.ly/4e4vs . Such a great lesson about leaving the hot shiny button alone
  • Sunday Brunch – Promoting Old Blog Posts | Danny Brown http://ow.ly/4e4ty Great topic from @dannybrown
  • Very Disturbing – The Occasional Ugliness Of The Social Web from @TheBrandBuilder http://ow.ly/4e4rS
  • Another installment from @dannybrown Weekly Free Blog Topics at For Bloggers By Bloggers http://ow.ly/4e4pe
  • Verizon iPhones Fell Back an Hour Instead of Springing Ahead http://ow.ly/4e4S4 OOPS! from @brenna_e

 

The Day in Links – 3/11/11

And here are today’s links.  Including some that will be sent out shortly. Enjoy

  • Seth’s Blog: Unskilled labor http://ow.ly/4cwC2 “Unskilled now means not-specially skilled.” from godin
  • The One Thing That Makes You Different From Everyone Else Just Like You http://ow.ly/4cwE9 Good read from @joey_strawn.
  • How Many Relationships Are You Building? I wonder when @DannyBrown has the time to do anything but write great posts http://ow.ly/4cwS7
  • Saab Asks Consumers to Make Its Banner Adshttp://ow.ly/4cwVU More CustomerSourcing.
  • Huffington: NY Times Editor’s Attack Is “Lame” And “Laughable” http://ow.ly/4cwXP
  • Top 100 social brands revealed – Brand Republic Newshttp://ow.ly/4cx08 Should be interesting
  • The New AOL Way: Fewer Employees, Fewer Freelancers, More Arianna http://ow.ly/4cx5D
  • These Are The AOL Brands That No Longer Have Editorial Staff http://ow.ly/4cxgL Can’t say I really admired any.
  • Great infographic on platform deciding – Which Social Sites Are Best for Which Marketing Outcomes? http://ow.ly/4cxtw
  • AWFUL: Three BBC Journalists Tortured By Col. Qaddafi’s Forces In Libya http://ow.ly/4cxxS Headline says it all.
  • Picplz Introduces Collections, the Photo Equivalent of Playlists http://ow.ly/4cxzC THis could be an interesting tool.
  • How The New York Times Is Incorporating Social & Algorithmic Recommendations http://ow.ly/4cxAR
  • Everything You Need To Know About The Death Of FBML http://ow.ly/4cwAy Yet more FB changes
  • Reports of Women Being Like Men are Greatly Exaggerated http://ow.ly/4cwx7 Preach on sister! fm @conversationage
  • Welcome to the EGOsystem: How Much Are You Worth? from @BrianSolis http://ow.ly/4cwuE Very timely given #sxsw
  • One Person Every Corporate Blogging Program Needs http://ow.ly/4cwt1 So true – must have a QB
  • The Fatigue of Social Media Fatigue http://ow.ly/4cwms Great read from @AmberCadabra
  • Three Tests to Optimize Your Website: VBO, LPO and CROhttp://ow.ly/4cwoW Think you’ve optimized your site? Try again.
  • APR vs. MBA: Which letters matter more? | http://ow.ly/4cwkL Great post from @arikhanson
  • Great outline – The Anatomy of a Social Media Policyhttp://ow.ly/4cuY5 from @socialologist

 

The Day in Links – March 10, 2011

Below are today’s articles I plucked from my RSS feeds and tweeted out (with their original tweets).  Enjoy!

So there’s a new brouhaha – this time with @etsy at the center of it.

Seems there’s a user selling cards that congratulate folks for the “not positive” things in their life.  Full breakdown here but in brief:

  • Cards that congratulate someone for having a “bad touch” – and while the accompanying text on the product page indicates it can be given to those who are having a colonoscopy or those who’ve had to deal with the TSA, the image and tags (“rape” and “raped”) don’t line up.

Yeah, not my favorite…tho there’s also those that congrats you for contracting AIDS or having a child with Down Syndrome. Continue reading So there’s a new brouhaha – this time with @etsy at the center of it.