Social Media Weekend: YouTube Fail, Ad Dollars, Content Curation, 100 Ways to Connect

youtube-failIf you put something out ther then it’s gone. No taking it back, no cease and desist order will help you. Fighting the negative content will fan the flames on you will make you mistake much bigger. This social media weekend has some stories about what not to do. You can also read our recent post Social Media Marketing Mistakes to Avoid.

Another Politician, Another YouTube Fail. You know its a bad day social media-wise when your social media strategy is to cover up a YouTube video you yourself posted for the whole world to see. But that’s exactly what the Polk County Republican Party in Wisconsin has been caught doing. Will politicians ever learn?

Ad Dollars Still Not Following Online and Mobile Usage. Despite the projection that online advertising will increase its share of US major media ad spending by more than 10 percentage points between 2009 and 2015, spending on digital, including internet and mobile, has not yet risen to match consumption patterns, eMarketer estimates.

The 5 Models Of Content Curation. One of the hottest trends in social media right now is content curation. Content Curation is a term that describes the act of finding, grouping, organizing or sharing the best and most relevant content on a specific issue.

Is your Agency Social? You better find out soon!. I recently conducted an interesting test. I was interested in finding a public relations firm that really “got” social and could help integrate some social media and PR strategies. So, I sent a tweet. It was something to the affect of…”Does anyone know of any good PR firms that really get social? #PR #socialPR #publicrelations”

Top 5 Facebook Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Make. While Facebook marketing is on the rise among small businesses, many are still struggling to master the basics. Here are five more common Facebook marketing mistakes to avoid.

100 Ways to Connect. To me, the biggest and still unexplored opportunity with social media is that of helping make connections. Here are 100 ways to connect.

12 Mind-Blowing Statistics Every Marketer Should Know. It’s no secret that the marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the past few years as social and mobile technologies have gone from early-adopter novelties to mainstream essentials. So we’ve rounded up a dozen powerful stats that are sure to be eye-openers, if not total mind-changers.

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Pete Kallas

Priit is the founder and CEO of DreamGrow Digital, an internet marketing and social media company. With his 20+ years internet marketing experience he is Helping companies to understand and use the digital marketing to reach their target audiences. He has spoken at hundreds of seminars and conferences on different aspects of internet marketing. Priit is also the organizer of Digital Elite Camp, a leading traffic and conversion event.

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