The ABC’s of Social Media

Everyone has their favorite ABC book. Why not have some fun with a list of ABCs for Social Media?

Without further ado, enjoy!

A is for Ad
, that drives traffic your way,

B is for Blog, which you should do every day.

C is for campaign, towards a marketing goal,

D is for Digg, to share links the world whole.

E is for Engage, without which you’re hollow.

F is for Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Friend, and for Follow.

Which Social Media Influencers Follow You?

In early December, Haydn Shaughnessy of Forbes listed the Top 10 Social Media Power Influencers – where I was mentioned has having the most influential network in Social Media.

This week, he released the top 50, using Peek You’s social pull metric. I wanted to investigate my earlier listing by pairing that up with the Mr. Shaughnessy’s new list to see if that may be true.

80% of the top 25 influencers, and 80% of the top 50 influencers follow me!

Check out to see if they follow you too!

Here they are, with followers in green and non-followers in red:

#1. Chris Brogan @chrisbrogan 

#2. Ann Handley @marketingprofs

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Top 12 Things You’ve Wanted To Say To Your Noisy Rude Coworkers

Ever feel like telling off your rude co-workers, but didn’t quite have the words? Here they are. I can’t claim credit: it was written by my coworker Jon Bowers. Enjoy!

My Open-Office Workfest Manifesto*

1. My 3 year old understands what an inside voice is. He also poops himself, eats peanut butter bread off the floor and watches Cars 2 seventeen times a day. You don’t even have “inside voice” down. You went to College. Think about it.

2. Turn off your phone. You are not cool or an individual because you found a rare Kanye B-side. You are a loser with bad taste in music. Really bad. Seriously, Kanye? You’re like 55?!?!

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