Truffle Media Update For September 17, 2010, The Twitter They Are a-Changin'

Marketing Posts To Help You

  1. Know A California Farmer? - KnowACaliforniaFarmer.com launched September 1, 2010 to help raise awareness of California farmers, understand their issues, and share their stories. The California Agricultural Communications Coalition (CACC), which funded the website, expects the site to be a base on which farmers can blog about their operations, share photos of their life style, and post videos on how they work.
  2. 5 Ideas on How Media Can Effect Customer Loyalty - Seth Godin wrote a great short post on loyalty: "Loyalty is what we call it when someone refuses a momentarily better option." So how can media play a part in offering to customers a reason to refuse a 'momentarily better option'?
  3. Video: The Twitter They Are a-Changin' - Twitter as a tool to listen, discover, and share has been the same, more or less, for several years. On September 14, Twitter announced changes that will enhance the user experience with pictures, video, and relationships between tweets and their tweeps. The impact to you, me, everyone? Tools will evolve, Twitter books will need to be updated, and more value will be extracted from the available information. (apologies to Bob Dylan :)
  4. World’s Largest New Media Event - Blog World and New Media Expo is coming up October 14-16 in Las Vegas. This will be a large event with so much to see and learn on social media, new media, blogging, and podcasting.
  5. Get Ideas From Around The World - Springwise scans the globe for the most promising business ventures, ideas and concepts that are ready for regional or international adaptation, expansion, partnering, investments or cooperation. The site tracks more than 400 global offline and online business resources, as well as taking to the streets, cameras at hand, bringing back stories, images, and ideas.

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You Need To Know: Agricultural Stories Being Told

  1. Organic Does Not Mean Return to the Practices of the 1940’s - Emily Zweber, Zweber Farms, addresses the question of "Can an Organic Farm Be Modern?".
  2. Audio: Agriculture Investment Will Drive Food Systems Change - Janine Yorio, Managing Director and Founder of NewSeed Advisors, updates us on the Agriculture 2.0 conference series and how its expansion to other cities is working.
  3. Audio: Time To Let Regulators Know Where You Stand On GIPSA Rules - Jacob Bylund,Faegre & Benson, shares key issues in the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) debate.
  4. Audio: Will They All Play Nice On Farm Bill Debate? - Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse, says Farm Bill debate will likely be as partisan as all other legislative battles this term.
  5. Audio: Where Does Water Go? - Conversation with Greg Brenneman, Agricultural Engineering Field Specialist at Iowa State University, on water movement through soils.
  6. Farmers Know Social Media - Charles Wildman, Ohio Pork Producer, on why farmers need to be using social media tools.

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