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Posts Tagged ‘mediabistro.com’

Attention! The Next Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts September 13

From September 13 to November 11, mediabistro.com will be hosting the Social Media Marketing Boot Camp, an online workshop and conference that will give you the tools to build your business using the latest social media and online networks.

Speakers include Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog, and Newsweek and Daily Beast writer Jessica Bennett. Join them and many others for advice and instruction, networking opportunities, and keynote speeches that will help you engage with your audience and generate sales.

Click here for more information about the mediabistro.com’s Social Media Marketing Boot Camp. And if you sign up by August 23, you receive a discount. Sounds like a good deal.

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Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!

Which Press Release Is Right For You?

The press release has morphed in the age of digital communications and busy reporters. Contrary to the one-size-fits-all text release of yore, today, there are options for pushing your news out that range from the minimalist to the deluxe.

In mediabistro.com‘s  latest PR, Perfected feature, “3 Ways to Revive Your Press Release,”  we take a look at the press release possibilities that will get you media attention. You decide which is right for you and your client.

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The Metrics for PR Measurement

Everyone across the PR industry agrees that measurement is important. Still, questions remain: “What to measure?” “How do you measure that?”

This week, check out mediabistro.com‘s “PR, Perfected: Does Your Brand Strategy Measure Up?,” which offers tips for measuring your PR efforts, including those online. “Take note,” the article reads. “While ‘measurement’ may sometimes seem daunting, it has the ability to be the PR pro’s secret weapon, maintaining — or increasing — budgets, and in some cases, confirming the need for an entirely new strategy or approach.”

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Webcast Tomorrow: Social Media Policy

Last week, PRNewser posted a video about Salesforce.com’s social media policy. While most companies have a social media presence, many lack a cohesive guideline for social networks.

Tomorrow from 2pm to 3pm EST, PRNewser is hosting a webcast with Edelman Digital VP of social media Michael Brito offering tips on how you can fashion your own social media policy. Learn how to develop, implement, and roll out a social media policy for your company and your clients.

Click here to register.

Pitching Mashable

With nine million unique visitors each month, Mashable has become a must-read for those interested in technology and innovation on the Web. The latest “Profit from your Passion” feature from mediabistro.com, “How to Pitch for PR: Mashable,” offers tips and information for those PR pros who have a story that they’d like to pitch to the Mashable editorial staff.

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Interview: Seamus Condron, Community Manager, mediabistro.com

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While the job title “Community Manager” is relatively new, it has gained traction and is being adopted by more and more companies looking to their community as “an active participant in pretty much everything they do, from marketing initiatives to product development,” says mediabistro’s Community Manager Seamus Condron.

In this interview, Condron talks about the things all good community managers should be doing (“It’s a constant practice of listening, engaging, and experimenting with your users.”), what role Twitter plays in community management (“The beauty of Twitter is that its simplicity allows your channel to be able to accomplish multiple objectives.”) and which community managers are doing their jobs effectively (“Saul Colt is one of my favorites. He used to be “Head of Magic” at Freshbooks.”)

There are often misconceptions about what a community manager does. What are some of the biggest misconceptions that you come across?

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