Tag: user generated content

Six Qualities of Successful Bloggers

July 27th, 2014   •   no comments   

Have you voted for your favourite blogger yet? (from Singapore Blog Awards 2014)

Yes, it is time yet again for the Singapore Blog Awards. Organised by Omy.sg, this annual competition cum celebration of what’s new, hot and happening in the blogging scene is in its 7th year running, with over $30,000 worth of prizes to be won.

This year’s awards has a total of nine Editors’/Judges’ Choice categories and three new Followers categories. Other than the old favourites like Best Family blog, Best Food blog, and Best Photography blog, a Best New Blog award category has been created to acknowledge newbie bloggers who started their blogs in the past year.
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Social Media Sense and Sensibility

November 14th, 2013   •   5 comments   

Courtesy of Amply Emmy

“Aaargh! I really hate that stupid nincompoop! Let me just post a truly nasty update on Facebook revealing how silly he is…”

Now wait a minute there. Before you go on your online rampage, take a chill pill.
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8 Easy Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

May 4th, 2013   •   1 comment   


What would you do if you happen to lose your job or your business goes bust today?

Can you pick up the pieces and move on? Or will your self esteem be shattered beyond repair?
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The 3 Players in Content Marketing

December 15th, 2012   •   1 comment   

The 3 Players of Content Marketing

Courtesy of Vision

Want to reach that guy staring at his laptop in a Starbucks cafe? What about that lady thumbing away at her smart phone while waiting for her cab?

What is the single best way to reach consumers in the age of social media and ubiquitous digital devices?
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Blending Interestingness and Intensity

November 9th, 2010   •   1 comment   

Blending Interestingness and Intensity
Cai Guo Qiang’s artworks are a blend of interestingness with intensity (courtesy of Topical Musings)

Anybody who is plugged into the new world of marketing knows that the centres of gravity have shifted.

With the gradual death of the “hard sell” marketer, consumers are increasingly attracted to a new breed of advocates and influencers.

This new generation of opinion leaders and shapers are found both inside and outside today’s organisations.
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Celebrating National Day via Social Technologies

August 9th, 2010   •   no comments   

NDP 2010 Preview Pics!
Courtesy of NDPeeps (on flickr)

As we celebrate our 45th year of independence across the island in many different ways, I thought it’d be interesting to see how this is being done in the digital dimension. Gauging from the amount of national day related posts, Facebook updates, tagged photographs, videos and other User Generated Content (UGC), we are certainly not lacking in patriotic spirit here!

A good place to start would be the official National Day Parade 2010 (NDP 2010) website, which looks like it is a website, UGC aggregator, and social media portal all rolled into one. I was immediately wowed by the clickable mosaic of different citizen-generated content on the home page, which brings you to short posts complete with photographs of what Singaporeans and residents feel about our national birthday.
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The Greatest Tip in Social Media

June 29th, 2010   •   no comments   

Which would you rather be? A marathoner or a 100-metre dasher? (source)

Do you know what the most important tip in social media success is?

Let me give you a few hints.
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