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Social Media Twitter

Proving The Value of Twitter

I am often assigned the task of showing our clients how we use social media as a tool to communicate with others in our industry in real time. I begin with my whole spiel about how Twitter works and how people find us etc.

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Social Media

Sticking Out in a Community

To get the best out of a community you need to stick out from the crowd in some way. Most good communities have some form of recognition for their more active users. You’ll see a lot of this on most popular ning sites.

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Blogging Social Media

E-Learning with Social Media

While I was living out in Amherst, MA I worked for the computer science department creating math problems in Adobe Flash (well it was Macromedia at the time). The project was called “Wayang Outpost”. It was a virtual SAT tutor that toned in on a students problems and presented exercises to help fill the gaps. […]

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Social Media

Micro-Blogging with Video – 12seconds.tv

My new favorite “funded by burritos” micro-blogging service is definitely 12seconds.tv. I guess one could argue that it is the natural progression of micro-blogging and status updates.

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Free Social Media

I Might Win an iPhone

I wrote about how to use search.twitter.com to find contests and giveaways. Well because of that very post I am half way to winning my very own iPhone 3G and a year supply of chocolate. I received a phone call from Newtree’s PR department about a week ago informing me that I was one of […]

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Social Media Twitter

Starting a Twitter Account from Scratch

If you haven’t checked out my Twitter Starter Page, you might want to go ahead and do that before reading this post. You have to have a pretty basic understanding of how to use Twitter before you can really start using it effectively.

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Digital Marketing Rant Social Media

Using Social Media

One of my favorite parts of my job is hearing the words “well I like what I hear, now put a fence around it”. I’d like to think that this is easier said than done these days as most people forget one essential truth when it comes to Social Media:

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Variable Video Video Post

What is Variable Video?

Other posts about Variable Video? http://www.jonbishop.com/2008/07/variable-video/ http://www.jonbishop.com/2008/04/interactive-video-how-to-and-examples/ http://www.jonbishop.com/2008/03/personalized-langing-pages-20

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Twitter Video Post

Micro-Blogging Overview

Jon Bishop on Twitter

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Free Twitter

Free Stuff on Twitter

Wouldn’t it be cool if there was some sort of centralized posting system to make your giveaway known to the world. Oh wait there is.