Welcome to BlogNotions' Social Media Blog

The BlogNotions Social Media Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the social media space. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technologies being used for social networking, discussions of best practices, new ideas for advancing social media marketing results, implications for the future of technology and communication, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

10 Strategies to Stand Out From the Static Social Media

After you’ve made time to pursue social media for your business, one of the first observations you’ll probably make is that standing out is no easy task. Even if you have a sharp marketing plan or a noble cause, you are still among everyone else that has these things. How do you send out messages […]

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The Death of Traditional Brand Messaging

There is talk going around about how blogging, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites can help control your marketing message. I was first confused on why many marketers have to use the term “control” in everything that involves branding or marketing. I completely agree with the thought that social media can help sway a […]

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The Role of the Company Website in Today’s Social Web

Here are the headlines of four recently published articles: 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website – Jason Baer Do We Still Need Websites? – Pete Blackshaw It’s the End of the Web as We Know It – Steve Rubel The Web is Dead. Long Live the Web. – Chris Anderson and Michael Wolff Take […]

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Is Groupon a Good Deal for Small Business?

It seems everyone is raving over this new merchandising phenomena called group coupon buying from sites like Groupon and its many clones. Groupon, considered by Forbes to be the fastest growing business ever, raised some $170 million in venture capital and is valued as in excess of $1 billion. Not bad for a company only […]

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Social Media is NOT Scary. Read the Stats.

For some reason social media for business is still in question as a marketing tool. Sometimes… I feel like I’m beating a dead horse here. Individuals are still not sure whether it’s truly worth the time. Their not sure if it will actually yield desired results. However, if you are anything like me… you don’t […]

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The 19 E’s of Excellent Social Media

When I was in college, I used Tom Peters for inspiration all of the time. In fact, whenever I was stuck on anything, like a paper or a project, I’d pull out a copy of Thriving on Chaos or Re-Imagine! and get charged up with a few new ideas. Today is no different. While I’m […]

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Custom Facebook Fan Pages and Emall Marketing

I get a number of email “circulars” from companies like Best Buy, Macy’s and others. Their width resembles the new size restrictions now in place for Facebook tab pages. What if, when companies create an email piece, they were to replicate it as a custom tab on their fan page? Think of the advantages: Technology […]

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