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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

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Way back in August 2010, the social news website Digg.com updated to version 4 – more or less sealing its doom. Reddit. Reddit is (was?) So why did these Digg users embrace Reddit as their new social news website home? Because Reddit users (or Redditors) are very protective of their site and do everything they can to ensure it’s not spammed, scammed, or otherwise abused.

Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down

Adam Sherk

The rise of Reddit and the steady decline of Digg have been well documented. Just recently Reddit announced that its traffic has more than doubled in less than a year (to 2.07 Anecdotally we’ve all seen Reddit gain in prominence at a time when Digg has struggled to maintain its relevancy. Among the surveyed group, Reddit went from a combined total of 6.3 million 2011.

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The Rise of Reddit: 4chan and Digg Get the Credit While Reddit Booms

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And they get far less attention than the other two culture-drivers. "Everyone" uses Facebook and Twitter, and everyone "gets" Gawker and the Huffington Post, but fewer understand what's going on at Fark, Digg, 4chan, Something Awful and Reddit. What's more, traffic at Reddit, according to their Google Analytics, is up 24% in the last two months.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Facebook vs Google Infographic

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Google vs Facebook facebook versus google facebook vs google google facebook infographic google versus facebook google vs facebookContinue reading for an insightful infographic from digitalsurgeons. Click for larger image.). Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Twitter facebook vs twitter facebook versus twitter facebook vs twitter infographic twitter versus facebook twitter vs facebook twitter vs facebook infographicContinue below to access the infographic by digitalsurgeons. Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This!

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

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It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600  million. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. Facebook SEO by Blind Five Year Old. ** 5 Stars.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

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Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010.

Facebook vs Twitter

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Tags: Facebook Ads Facebook Advertising Facebook Pages facebook vs twitter facebook versus twitter twitter versus facebook twitter vs facebook Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Share it on StumbleUpon.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. Facebook vs. Twitter 6. The Facebook Juggernaut 29. Visualizing 6 Years of Facebook 32. like your Facebook Page! Donut Marketing 12.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > How to Get an Influencer’s Attention How to Get an Influencer’s Attention by Tamar Weinberg on March 24, 2010 Share Influence is everywhere, but it’s up to you to spot it. Reply Derek Edmond March 24, 2010 at 10:40 pm Wow!

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

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LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Best of 2010: 14 Ways Every Business Should Be Using Twitter by Inkling Media. All You Need to Know About Twitter in 2010 [Infographic] by Mediabistro. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Digg this!

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How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. Facebook is mostly used for professional use. MySpace?

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

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Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. Facebook Advertising – will continue to improve and unfortunately get more expensive. So people are looking for an alternative and that’s Facebook Advertising. Share this on Facebook. Enjoy!

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

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Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. Create your own online newspaper from Twitter and Facebook updates based on any topic or group of contributors. realtime social search engine that pulls current and recent results for any term from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, Digg and Delicious. Share this on Facebook.

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

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Although fewer Americans use Twitter than Facebook, Twitter users “are far more likely to follow Brands/ Companies than social networkers in general. You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Which tools are most helpful?

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

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If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million. Which Profile Aspects Should Be Emphasized on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? Share this on Facebook.

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Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

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Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old. Thought I was going to say “Facebook?&# Reply Tamar Weinberg May 28, 2010 at 5:31 pm Thanks Hugo.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Follow him on Twitter. In 2008.) Kwame.

Facebook Shares Jump 80% in 3 Months at Private Auction

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Facebook. Facebook was most recently valued as being worth $35 billion after venture investor Accel Partners sold part of its stake in November,” wrote Nicholas Carlson of the San Francisco Examiner , on December 14. But that was before the latest private auction for 100,000 Facebook shares, held by SharesPost on December 16. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit.

Dilbert on Social Media Managers

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Dilbert is known for its satirical office humor about a white-collar, micromanaged office featuring the engineer Dilbert as the title character. Much of the humor emerges as the audience sees the characters making obviously ridiculous decisions that are natural reactions to mismanagement. Sounds familiar? Email this to a friend? Digg this!

iPhone, Android and Flash

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Steve Jobs must hate The Flash. Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Share this on Technorati.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

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With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. Share this on Facebook. s, 50?s, s, 70?s

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50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

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I’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. Promote and distribute your posts on to other social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Blog Social Media Blogging blogging tips diigo Google jeff bullas LinkedIn reddit SEO

Will Facebook Search Become Google’s Competitor?

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So we spend plenty of time on Facebook nowadays: talking, exchanging photos and just browsing. Here’s a simple example: say, I want to buy a computer and I want Facebook to help. Obviously, this simple approach won’t work with Facebook: the first tab I see there is pretty much useless. People do talk about buying a computer on Facebook, do they? Tweet This!

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

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In this example, a press release is distributed online, posted to the company’s Facebook and Twitter updates, and used to create a social media release (using a tool such as PitchEngine ). When a blogger publishes a guest post from the company, that post gets linked in the company’s LinkedIn groups, Facebook page, Twitter and social bookmarking sites. Share this on Facebook.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

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Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Also included are a few posts from Facebook proponents, and skeptics, to help you determine if you even really need to be concerned with any of this — or if your social media marketing efforts might be best directed elsewhere. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics. How to set up a Facebook fan page that works by Direct Creative Blog. How to Better Engage Facebook Fan Page ‘Fans’ by Social Media Examiner. Facebook Marketing Tips: Make the Most of Your Fan Page by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. Facebook SEO.

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Google: The search party is not over

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However, Copeland's argument that Google is on the decline is premised on the idea that the significance of search in our daily lives will decline while search loses market share to Facebook. Google Buzz was a complete failure and there's a slim chance that Google even has a shot at competing with Facebook with the rumored Google Me. Share this on Facebook. Absolutely.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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Noting that “Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, if used effectively, can help build relationships, identify new trends and help facilitate networking with like-minds throughout the industry,&# Lacey Haines and Adam Vincenzini share a few best practices for pitching journalists through social media, such as keeping pitches short and using a DM rather than a public message when pitching on Twitter. Among her findings: “While most agencies didn’t link to their social media channels on their website in 2009, 83% included this on their home page in 2010.

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz. Reply Ching Ya April 22, 2010 at 3:45 am Be genuine but skillful. “Come on, Sandy, baby, loosen up.

The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing. Product. Price. Placement. Promotion. The four P’s were created mainly to describe the ideal “marketing mix&#. The term “marketing mix&# became popularized after Neil H. Borden published his 1964 article, Concept of the Marketing Mix. Share this on Linkedin.

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Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

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How … Facebook! As you may be aware I co-wrote the book Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) and I am in the middle of working on Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley) right now. And I stumbled upon this concept while working on a Facebook Ad campaign. Frankly that’s buyer persona gold for free from your Facebook Ad campaign. Share this on Facebook.

Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans?

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Online marketers are always experimenting on how to deliver the most effective messages across Twitter and Facebook. Others claim that Facebook fans are the most likely to make a purchase. These results are according to the final edition of ExactTarget ’s “Subscribers, Fans and Followers” report of April 2010 and are representative of US Internet users. 1. Share this on Reddit.

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How something like #NewTwitter can destroy the integrity of an innocent human being

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Marsy, author of Giddy Fingers , presents you with a real life story. of how #NewTwitter almost ruined her life. I was a happy person back in 2008 when I didn’t have too. many things to think about. That being until my dog mentioned a new social. networking platform that was quickly making an impression. pondered…. We got married. HOWEVER.

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. The social media “big four&# –Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs–as well as specialized social event tools like Lanyrd , Meetup.com , Eventbrite and Amiando can all help with arranging and promoting offline opportunities to meet in-person with your online social acquaintances. Share this on Facebook.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

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On the consumer side, the largest cohort of Facebook’s user base is the 35-54 age group, and the fastest growing is the 55+ cohort. Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Social media marketing is really hard.

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation. Facebook is a great tool for marketing your business , but only if you use it correctly.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Reply Michelle Hillaert May 19, 2010 at 8:38 am Simply put.

LinkedIn Releases New Share Button

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In response to the many options for sharing content online such as Twitter and Facebook, on November 30, 2010 LinkedIn released its new share button. Starting November 30, 2010, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Forbes, and the Mercury News’ SiliconValley.com are doing the same. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Reddit. Photo Credit: LinkedIn. Tweet This!