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By David Woodrow on November 2nd, 2012 | 326521 comment on this postThe+brand+and+media+power+shift+%28and+what+it+means+for+you%292012-11-02+11%3A44%3A06Guest+Bloggerhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D32652
Fifteen years ago, if you were looking for a car, your first stop may have been the right-bottom corner of the grocery store newsstand. You’d scan Car and Driver, Luxury Auto and a slew of publications offering vehicle reviews and advice. Then you would visit dealerships with little to no information about your desired make, model or payment plan.[…] Continue Reading »
By Jesse Stanchak on September 5th, 2012 | 29763Comment on this postAre+social+networks+influencing+your+consumption+of+political+news%3F2012-09-05+09%3A45%3A40Jesse+Stanchakhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D29763
SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.
This week we asked, How much do you use social networks to keep up-to-date on the presidential election? The results:
- Social networks are not a source of news for me: 35.29%
- Social networks are one of several sources of news I consult: 30.59%
- Social networks are an occasional source of news for me: 25.29%
- Social networks are my primary source of news: 5.88%
- Social networks are my only source of news: 2.94%
Social media is certainly part of the media mix for a majority of SmartBrief on Social Media readers.[…] Continue Reading »
By Jesse Stanchak on August 26th, 2011 | 172997 comments on this postHow+to+use+current+events+to+create+content+--+even+when+you%26%23039%3Bre+not+the+first+to+know2011-08-26+11%3A31%3A27Jesse+Stanchakhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2Fsocialmedia%2F%3Fp%3D17299
The bill passed. The storm hit. The war is over — and you weren’t paying attention. Current events are the lifeblood of many conversations on social networks. But if you find out about a major event a day or more after it happened, it can be tempting to just let the issue slide. No one wants to be seen as out-of-touch, right?[…] Continue Reading »
By Jesse Stanchak on March 17th, 2011 | 1527625 comments on this postLooking+back+at+%23SXSW%3A+3+ideas+that+dominated+this+year%26%23039%3Bs+show2011-03-17+11%3A45%3A16Jesse+Stanchakhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2Fsocialmedia%2F%3Fp%3D15276
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By Guest Blogger on March 9th, 2011 | 150842 comments on this postWhat+does+social+media+mean+for+the+future+of+journalism%3F2011-03-09+16%3A12%3A29Guest+Bloggerhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2Fsocialmedia%2F%3Fp%3D15084
This post was written by Mirna Bard, a social media consultant, speaker, author and instructor of social media at the University of California at Irvine.
SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social-media practices and issues.
Last week’s poll question: What’s your opinion of social journalism?[…] Continue Reading »