Truffle Media update for June 25, 2009, data on social media use in ads and #agchat summary on Food, Inc.

June 25th, 2009

What is being said in agriculture new/social media?
  • Earlier this week (June 23) during the #agchat discussion on Twitter, a group of about 100 people contributed about 1200 posts in a discussion of the Food, Inc. movie. About 30 people provided at least 10 Twitter posts or more. To learn more, check out the #AgChat Facebook group and to participate, #agchat occurs every Tuesday from 8pm to 10pm Eastern time. See the conversation summary.
New media & social information that might be of value to you:
  • From MarketingSherpa: Measure the Impact of Blogger Outreach: 9 Key Metrics. "See which metrics an Internet media researcher considers the most important for evaluating the influence of blogs, online magazines, and more." Discover more.
  • Also from MarketingSherpa: Online Ad Boosts Twitter Followers 69%: 4 Steps. "Twitter is fast rising in public awareness -- but is the public aware of your Twitter feed?" Learn more.
  • HubSpot has several short video interviews with Jeff Taylor, founder of He suggests using a combination of metrics and brand to be successful in online marketing. Watch "Move Where Crowds Live" (3 videos in 4 minutes).
Send us a note if you are using new / social media in agriculture and we will include it in next Truffle update.

Ag Media Conversations for this update.
  • MP3 fileAudio AMC 0026 - conversation with Ray Prock of Ray-Lin Dairy and why people in agriculture must utilize new and social media to share their story.

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