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What is Tumblr

Kikolani

One of those changes could be Tumblr , a microblogging program developed a mere four years ago and which has recently taken over WordPress.com as the blogger’s favorite platform, according to Mashable. Tumblr has also attracted well-respected news outlets such as Huffington Post and the NY Times Style Magazine. What Makes Tumblr So Different. More Tumblr Perks. Bloggin

Thinking About Moving to Tumblr? Don’t.

Spin Sucks

A couple of weeks ago on Inside PR , Martin Waxman , Joe Thornley , and I broached the subject of Steve Rubel moving his blog to Tumblr. Why did you make the decision to shut down your existing blogs and move everything to Tumblr ? chose Tumblr since it’s aggressively being used by media, has tentacles into Twitter and Facebook and it’s own robust community.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. Tamara Mendelsohn of Eventbrite details five guiding principles for promoting events, including choose the right platform, publish your event to Facebook, and “define success metrics and don’t underestimate the effort required.&#.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine? Is a Blog Still Important in 2011? Or that 73% of U.S. And 73% of U.S.

Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

Pamorama

the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. Some Takeaways: Facebook is more popular among women. Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. Analytics Demographics Facebook Google Infographic LinkedIn Metrics MySpace Social Media Social Networking Statistics Word of Mouth Digg Plaxo Plurk TumblrHere in the U.S.,

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Also noted: • One in four Americans watches a YouTube video every day. • 53% of employers now research candidates on social networks before hiring. • 71% of companies now have a presence on Facebook. Dan Nelms dives into a Comscore report which found that although Facebook engagement is increasing (the average time spent on the site per user per month increased from 4.6 hours to 6.3

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

–Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us Blogs Facebook Featured Humor LinkedIn People Social Twitter Workplace YouTube best practices cartoon social media social networking strategy tipsMy thought is that if it’s not useful to those that choose to follow me, what’s the point? Cheers!

How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

November, 1 2011: As of today you can request complete opt-out of your Klout account! 2011: BE AWARE that scores of so called "disabled" profiles on Klout.com can still be visible with Klout browser extensions on twitter.com, and in 3rd party applications such us MarketMeSuite and HootSuite. FACEBOOK. TUMBLR. LATES UPDATE. October, 31. WORDPRESS.COM. FLICKR.

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39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook is the largest social network and is unlikely to fall to any “Facebook killer” application anytime soon; Google is going to keep trying to build its own social network until it manages to create one that attracts more users than lawsuits), many practices are still evolving. YouTube etiquette for 2011 by iMedia Connection. B2B Social Media Guides. And again.

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The Social Media Landscape [Infographic]

Pamorama

The graphic has been updated to reflect the landscape in 2011. Here are the best tools for attaining each of the four main goals of any online campaign: Customer communication: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr. Brand Exposure: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Tumblr. SEO: Flickr, YouTube, Digg, StumbleUpon, Tumblr. Save and Share.

How Tumblr Helped Put My Site on Top

ProBlogger

Tumblr played a huge part in making that happen, and I’d like to share my almost accidental findings. One of the reasons why I’ve received the traffic is because of keyword optimization, but another huge part of the SEO puzzle is what happened with Tumblr, and that’s the real story here. One of Fashables readers evidently liked the photo enough to share it on Tumblr.

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Certainly the launch went well with pundits acknowledging the significant improvement over past Google efforts and the serious competition it may offer Facebook. Let’s consider the list of most used forms: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ (assuming all continues to go well), LinkedIn, FourSquare, Gowalla, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, and your own site. Let’s face it.

Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout

Unspoken

In fact, they reported that Klout is measuring influence on only 4 social media platforms : Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and FourSqure. On August 10th 2011 Klout announced on their blog that they now measure influence across 10 networks. We’re adding five new networks: Blogger, Tumblr, Flickr, Instagram and Last.fm, allowing you to connect up to 10 networks with Klout.

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“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Earlier today I told everybody on Twitter and Facebook, that I’m leaving Twitter and Facebook. Facebook.

2011 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

2011 was a great year for my blog and I appreciate everyone who stopped by to check it out. The biggest category of content that attracted visitors to SocMedSean.com in 2011 was definitely my social media comic strips. In case you missed them, here are links to all my 2011 social media comics in one post. Why Don’t Our Customers Like Our Facebook Page? Really??? Cheers!

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The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). If you’re curious about my personal Tumblr blog I mention, you can find it here ( Del Williams calls it food porn). And don’t forget to go to our Facebook wall and leave a question on the wall there. The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins originally appeared on Spin Sucks on September 1, 2011.

Facebook Brings Ads To Your Timeline – Whether You Like It Or Not

SocMed Sean

Apparently Facebook isn’t satisfied with targeting advertisements to you in the right-rail of the Facebook user experience. This blog post brought to you by Facebook Ads Additionally, a great heatmap recently published by Mashable and Eyetrack shows that Facebook users page almost no attention to the content in the right-rail. Obviously, Facebook has to make money.

[Infographic] Are We Obsessed With Facebook?

SocMed Sean

A while back, I wrote a blog post asking the question “ Is Facebook More Important To Us Than Food? “ According to the stats in that post, not only was Facebook more important than food, but we spent more time on Facebook than eating and drinking, more time on Facebook than doing our household duties, and as much time on Facebook as we do caring for our families.

Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles

Mindjumpers

It is hard to commit the average Internet surfer to any site for too long, but there are some tips for creating page views, that last longer than 20 seconds: Facebook. Being one of the most important tools in your social networking arsenal, Facebook usually gets ignored in terms of UX. Tumblr. Tumblr. Tumblr. Tumblr. Tweet. Twitter. Google+. Twitter.

Blogging Is Dead (Again)

Twist Image

Why go through that, when you can tweet your life away in 140-characters (or less) on Twitter , update your Facebook status, shoot a quick video with your webcam and upload it to YouTube or just post whatever is going on in your life to a tumblr lifestream? Reading, research, critical thinking, writing, editing and publishing isn't like posting a picture to tumblr or texting off a tweet. facebook. tumblr. Did you read the news? Blogging is dead. Mostly because young people are just not that into it. Blogging isn't really dead. " Big shocker there? brand.

10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

If your idea of integration is putting a Facebook logo on all your B2B marketing collateral and calling it a day, then read the following eleven suggestions for going beyond the basics. Facebook says companies who integrate Facebook “Like” buttons throughout their website see an increase of 65% more referral traffic from Facebook. Skin your YouTube page. Tweet with them.

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! The reason people click a share button is because it takes them to places that better understand how humans want to interact ( Facebook , Twitter , Reddit , Google+ , etc.). Think about it this way: Ten years ago, Facebook didn’t even exist. We have to build real-time tools that are complimentary to Facebook and Twitter.

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Zichermann is also an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur whose book, “ Gamification by Design ” (O’Reilly, 2011) is the first to look at the technical and architectural considerations for designing engagement using game concepts. August 19, 2011 15:26:34 Reply 2 Flag this comment Meli Cabrera Follow Sí sí.

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Nielsen Social Media Report: mobile social web use on the rise

SocialFish

If you haven’t seen it yet, the Q3 2011 Social Media Report released this September by Nielsen is worth a look. At over 53 billion total minutes during May 2011, Americans spend more time on Facebook than they do on any other website. Tumblr is an emerging player in social media, nearly tripling its audience from a year ago. As listed on the NielsenWire blog.

#FollowFriday: Bryan Willmert

Spin Sucks

So much so, in fact, that you can find him on About.me , BryanWillmert.com , edooce.com , Twitter , Facebook , Google+ LinkedIn , Instagram, YouTube , and Tumblr. About two and a half years ago, I met Patrick Reyes for lunch in Grand Rapids, Mich. I was there speaking and he (kindly) drove down from Detroit to dine with me. During lunch he asked me if I knew Bryan Willmert.

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Presentation]

Mindjumpers

All day round I see people hooked on to social media in one way or the other – either through Facebook, Twitter or people like me who work with social media, so that’s their life! Brands like Tag Heuer are already doing so, together on their Facebook and Twitter channels. This gives brands a chance to cover their own story like journalists would.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Robin Fray Carey

Social Media Citizens

Recent studies have shown that Facebook ads don’t have a lot more traction that traditional online advertising, but peer recommendations and brand advocacy, or “word-of-mouth” is the single most critical marketing tool that exists today. My sons were teenagers when Facebook came out, and they turned me on to social networking. Susan Scrupski for some time.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. A favorite hobby of many in this industry seems to be telling people that they’re doing “it&# wrong, whatever “it&# is in the given conversation. Debate is good.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

While WordPress.com, Blogger, Tumblr, and other platforms are great, there is nothing like having full control of the design and functionality – something you will only get if you are running WordPress from your own domain. Past this point, you can always try querying your audience on Twitter or Facebook, especially if you have lots of connections. Choosing a Domain Name.

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Januar 2011 bis Do, 13. Have an account?

Social Media Comic: Your Customers Are Not The Enemy!

SocMed Sean

–Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us When you think of your customers, how do you picture them? Are they friendly, appreciative, and happy to be using your products and services? If your perception is of happy people, great. Are your customers really just whining? Think about it. Cheers! Digg this!

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth

Mr Cameron said talks were to be held with companies such as Twitter, BlackBerry and Facebook, as well as the intelligence services, to discuss actions that could limit their reach, to help prevent further disorder. The Ripple effect sees content move from Twitter to YouTube to Facebook to Livestream to Tumblr, to Google Plus. Not bad for a Sunday morning in rainy Sydney!

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! March 13th - 14th, 2011. Have an account?

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Am I Important? Finding Balance in Influence Score

Spin Sucks

Leading the influence measurement pack is Klout , who will mash up your interactions on Twitter , Facebook , Foursquare , Tumblr , and more, and send it through their algorithm to score you. When I’m seeing @ replies come through on Twitter, or people contacting me through Facebook, a quick influence check lets me know if I’m talking to a zero or a hero. We have a test account that has a Facebook and a Twitter presence, and does pretty much nothing besides post RSS feeds and the occasional test update. We all want to be heard, and to be respected.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

Monitoring tweets and Facebook posts is just an extension of listening to real-life conversations and answering the phone. –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us Below is a list of 10 terms that I think social media pros use or focus on that sometimes confuse our clients. The love to stir things up.

Do You Pout About Klout? What’s The Point?

SocMed Sean

Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us So let me ask you a question. Do you know who President Barack Obama is? Probably. Do you know he has a Klout influence score of 86? Next question, do you know who Robert Scoble is? He has a Klout influence score of 88. Seriously? Yes…Seriously! Digg this!

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Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

mashable.com

); // Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky Dynect DNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! May 12th - 14th, 2011. Have an account? Mobile 2.0

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