If you’re looking to do SEO with a Wordpress blog, then these slides from Matt Cutts at Google will be of interest.
It can be hard to come up with a social media best practices document to use in your organization, but the reasons to do so are compelling. The Blog Council has published the first version of an evolving document that can really help you get started.
A textbook case of damage control after a negative blog post, deconstructed in a non-scientific, but novel way that attempts to show the effects of intervention by savvy brand managers familiar with social media.
If you want to see a company who knows how to work the blogosphere, it doesn’t get any better than what I’ve been seeing over here at Vinny Carpenter’s blog.
Starting with a blog and Twitter presence, Arenas and Live Venues have started to embrace authentic, participatory media as a way to get closer to fans. But challenges, some unique to this business, will face them as the staff must respect the protocol of promotion, licensing, and tour managers. Several people chime in on this, and I invite you to as well.
With increased Internet use and widespread broadband connectivity, the shift from old to new media is influencing the way people participate in elections, according to a recent report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Not since John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon debated in front of 70 million new television watchers in 1960 have we seen such a change in political media. A wave of changes brought on by Web sites, blogs and social media is being led by the 18- to 30-year-old demographic and is spreading to reach Americans of all ages and backgrounds.