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Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, I’m going to say kudos to Apple for trying involve themselves in the world of social media. I’m going to stop there, though. Unfortunately, they still don’t quite “get it.&# Let’s envision this scenario: a user has a support issue about an Apple product. Apple has no such protocol in place, and at this point, there is no engagement.

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5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

Synchs with Google Reader which is a major plus and easy to share articles to your networks. My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps. Apple Social MediaThere aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. Hootsuite (free) – Still my personal favorite Twitter client, and if you are using this on your phone or computer, it makes sense to stay consistent.

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MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: MacBook Air Review After Owning The MacBook Pro

Jason Yormark

Tweet So a few months ago I went into my local Apple store and had the opportunity to play around a bit with the newly launched MacBook Air.  Big thumbs up to Apple on this one.  I see myself as a longtime user of this model and recommend it to anyone not doing heavy graphics or video work.  Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader.

10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News by Adam Sherk on January 28, 2010 Now that the first wave in the Apple iPad crazy-a-thon has past, I thought I’d do a quick round-up of what people are saying about the iPad from the perspective of the news media. What will they be willing to read on their iPad?

My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Apple , Social Media / My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps | Subcribe via RSS My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps February 22nd, 2010 Posted in Apple , Social Media Tweet Share As if spending countless hours on the computer with social media wasn’t enough, there’s a quite a few excellent apps out there that help you manage, monitor and communicate through your social media channels on the go. Regardless, here are my 9 favorite social media iPhone apps. 1.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Readers with something to say should email me. Marketers should make great products that loyal readers or long-time friends or trusted colleagues choose to tell me about! Because I know that my readers care about that story, I jumped on it so now this PR rep is going to get her company coverage because she approached me in a way that will help me. They understand brevity.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google. Advice for students: buy yourname.com to secure your brand, make a video resume, start a Wordpress blog, use Google Reader, participate (comment on blogs and link to them), get on Facebook and LinkedIn, network, and more (see slideshow below): | View | Upload your own. google. iphone. apple. RWW READERS. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. Last100.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. not via an RSS reader). still cant believe this functionality hasnt been integrated into (all) readers. Aaron, you nailed it -- its disappointing that RSS filtering still isnt a part of the top RSS Readers, or Feedburner for that matter. Still, I hope one of the big RSS Readers makes the leap soon. google. iphone. apple. Last100.

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Once online, it caught the attention of executives at Apple who flew him into California to make it a commercial reality. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca They got excited. They laughed.

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Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

fundamentals from the Google Webmaster blog. New gadget, just leak a bad iphone pick One hard part of SEO SEM SMM or whichever acronym you want to compare is dealing with HiPPOs (coined by Avinash I believe) and other stake holders. cool blog post would be to take a picture of all your tech books and let your readers share photos of theirs too. Here’s why. And you should.

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Digg vs. Reddit: Reddit's Staff is Better » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca The story did quite well on Digg and on Reddit, with Reddit users noticing that one of the fish forms actually looked very much like the Reddit logo. So what did Reddit founder Alexis Ohanion do? He changed the Reddit logo to that aquatic lifeform for several hours. Not long ago, I wrote about how 17-year-old Andrew Sutherland was doing this on Quizlet.

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Richard Sedley

Social Media Citizens

You’re welcome to follow the links I save at Delicious. G: How are you keeping up-to-date with social media environment ? R: Twitter is my primary source of useful content but I have recently revived my use of RSS readers. (I had stopped using them a few years back preferring to rely on the serendipity of Twitter). My favourite RSS readers are: Mac: NetNewsWire. Interesting question.

SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here we go with the highly-talked-about keynote presentation at South by Southwest… Just like an Apple keynote, they tried to build up some serious momentum for this event. Google and Microsoft are going after social networks and some people feel aren’t monetizable. Lacy : Let’s talk about Sheryl Sandberg, the person that you just hired from Google. world.

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you like books, you should also check out  Winning Results with Google AdWords ,  Pay Per Click Marketing ,  The New Community Rules (which was authored by yours truly),  The Art of SEO ,  Search Engine Optimization , and  Search Engine Optimization for Dummies. Not just a number cruncher but someone who can analyze Google Analytics data and other data to suggest profitable solutions.

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Interview with Social Media Citizen: Paul Dunay | Social Media.

Social Media Citizens

So when I read in June 2005 that Apple was accepting MP3 files (or podcasts as they became named) I remember telling my wife I was going to be the first guy to get something up there in my field. When I get home I spend time with the family then clean out my inbox, check my reader and respond to comments before going to bed and the whole thing starts over again the next day.

Digital Literacy, Pragmatism and the Social Construction of Reality at dougbelshaw.com

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Apple. Google. Google Reader. Google Reader Shared Items Hosted by. reasons you should jailbreak your iPhone 3G. I’ll tell you this for free… Good ideas, sheep and wolves. Skip to content. dougbelshaw.com. …education, technology, productivity. About. Get in touch! References. Plugins Used. Archives. SHP Conference 2008. « Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour. Digital Literacy, Pragmatism and the Social Construction of Reality. Published by Doug Belshaw on 4 October 2008 in thesis. Welcome! thesis. Stats.

13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Apple Students Group is a great way for Apple to market its own products, and over the summer, it offered free songs through iTunes. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca The icing?

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Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Despite not knowing the other side of the story, as a reader, I gleaned a few things: nearly two months have passed since the company wronged its client, the owner of the company was not apologetic, and not one but two customers were affected as a result. We have embarassing pictures in Google Maps , videos about the death of an innocent man in the hands of a “competent&# cop , and even Yelp reviews that can damage your personal reputation , never mind your business. We can learn a thing or two from the landscaping company and AT&T’s failures with the iPhone.

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Your comparison is apples to oranges. I get that this is all a social proof numbers game. Again, apples and oranges. just did up a post on how you can mark something shared in Google Reader with a quick note and it can be blasted out everywhere with ease…balance in everything. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

Is 2010 the Year of Curation?

www.tomloverro.com

Very much in alignment with my golden 80/20 rule (20% of features deliver 80% of value), Jetsetter says “The hell with customization, here are your goddam deals and you’ll like ‘em.&# It’s a very Apple-esque model (Apple doesn’t have 15 models of phones, they essentially sell one) and I love it. Rather than asking Google, you can ask Hunch.

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Adora is actually known as a “tiny literary giant&# and is a voracious reader. Adora : My advice to new bloggers would be: don’t look at it as something that you have to update every day in order not to disappoint readers, or because you have to stick with it; rather, enjoy it as a journey and write about whatever interests you. How Young is Too Young? Marly : Nine! Tamar.

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

think I was sold on the Macbook not because Apple had its commercials (which are clever, but I always neglected them) but because people were ALWAYS talking about it. I don’t yet own a Macbook, but it’s undoubtedly going to be my next laptop purchase. In October, I subscribed to 5-6 new Apple blogs, and it was for no other reason but to prepare myself for a Macbook investment.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Heath Ledger’s passing, Apple’s Q1 Earnings , and information about the RIAA’s plans to incur extra costs for students ), but I enjoy the pictures ( like this funny one or this beautiful nature scene ) and the feel-good articles ( 20 Pictures of “Flat Pack&# Urban Furniture , 60 Elegant and Visually Appealing Designs , and 5 Exercises You Probably Aren’t Doing ).

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Our family’s first computer (which wasn’t net-equipped) was an Apple IIgs which my father purchased in 1987. Like I said, long-time reader, first-time commenter (here, at least). 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! which included 5 hours of online usage). Thanx! alt.binary.*?

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This comes despite people asking for more under the assumption that I “must&# be making money on this site and therefore owe my readers more. (Do you see any banner ads anywhere?) I’ve spent seventeen years in the social space. On the other hand, in Internet Marketing, you sure can, so I wonder if it’s an apples-to-oranges comparison. Will You? Failed? Good stuff.

Zicam: Loss of Taste and Smell - The Reputation Management Fiasco.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few months, I’ve dealt with companies who are unfortunate victims of bad links in Google, but those links refer to incidents that are years old (and are even resolved). didn’t realize I could contact the FDA, for example — all I used was Google, only to lead me to that page on the 1+ year old class action lawsuit. The first result alarmed me. Zicam?

The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As a side point, Google is a bigger beast and it has tens or hundreds of staff members visiting forums and moderating groups to ensure that the user experience is a good one. Spam engineer guy Matt Cutts has his own blog where he talks about his personal life and all things Google. Google is undoubtedly huge and they could simply shrug their members off like Digg does to its much smaller userbase, but instead they engage the community and that’s why Google is such a positive brand. Just as Google’s purpose isn’t to serve the SEOing webmasters.