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Yahoo! Unloads Delicious

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Yesterday, the Internet’s largest has been – Yahoo! – sold Delicious. Delicious is one of the early forerunners of social bookmarking. The question is, can these two successful entrepreneurs take Delicious and turn it into a superstar? Its current life will expire at that time and the new Delicious will be born. sold Delicious.

The Anatomy of Viral Content


Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. This sharing activity is not about engaging with content but with other people, with content as the primary vehicle for that engagement. They found that we share to: Bring valuable and entertaining content to others.

Content Marketing Smart – Why Your Blog Article is Just the Beginning


End result: One 2000 word, comprehensive article on Facebook Ad best practices. Let’s rethink how we create content. In this article I’ll dive into content marketing smart, not hard. I’ll discuss re-using your content in five awesome ways that will save you time, energy, and increase your content ROI in the new year. Introduction to content marketing smart.

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30 Social Media Sites, Tools, Posts and Articles that I Bookmarked from 2010

Direct Marketing Observations

One of the things that I do throughout the year though is, I stockpile sites, blog posts, articles, tools and things that just catch my eye-Oh yea that’s called social bookmarking isn’t it? Well, rather than have you sort through the 14 thousand bookmarks in Delicious, I saved you the trouble and am sharing my favorites of 2010. know it was for me. What is the uncommon?

5 tools that make life easier

Josh S Peters

Though instead of a crack pipe or heroin spoon I use Evernote, Xobni, WiseStamp, Delicious, and Bitly. I use these (and a handful more) everyday to make my life easier, more productive, and to quell the shakes when it’s been too long since I put a check in a box on my To-do list. Delicious. “I read this amazing article the other  day… if only I could find it.”

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Revamping Old Content

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Kudos To HubPages » Revamping Old Content About once a year or so you should go through your old content and update it. This includes your static content, blog content, and maybe even your social media content. And still other content will need a major overhaul. Sometimes you can turn a popular blog post into an article.

The Content Creation Formula for Successful Online Marketing


Online marketing can be an impossible task without quality content. There is so much content online to start with, and social media algorithms are making that content harder and harder to see. The question we are all asking ourselves is how can we provide quality content in a quality way online? How can we create that content? Is the content grammatically correct.

Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future?

Print this article | Read this article in: | IT | Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future? What is content curation and why is it so important for the future of web content publishers? The content curator is the next emerging disruptive role in the content creation and distribution chain.

10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Curating Content

Some companies choose a pure creation strategy and find it to be a formidable undertaking, especially creating unique and valuable content over a long period of time. Within the field of content marketing, curation is becoming a popular topic of discussion. Curating content can provide the best of both. That becomes a really big issue with content curation. Why bother?

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Opinions expressed in the article are those of the guest author and not necessarily Techipedia/Tamar Weinberg. Fascinating article. Tamre’ Reply Danny D April 29, 2010 at 7:22 am Very good article. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network. “Come on, Sandy, baby, loosen up. You’re too tight.&# So, what does this have to do with social media?

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

Content Curator is a DJ. On Twitter, you are mixing content, content that the audience you hope to engage will find--not only interesting--but, irresistible, irresistible enough to comment on, @reply, retweet, share, like, etc. Ultimately, you hope your followers will enlist their followers to follow you because of your great content. Whom do you know? Think 70-20-10.

My Love Affair With Pocket

Twist Image

Where do you save and read your online content? You would think that with all of this technology and content that we''re constantly creating, publishing and reading, that it would be a whole lot simpler to save, share and consume it. If we go back to the early days of online content, I quickly became enamored with Delicious (which, at the time, was a bookmarking service coupled with an online social network). You could not only save and retrieve content on Delicious, but you could follow friends and see what they were saving. content. delicious.

Has Search Replaced Bookmarking?

Twist Image

There's no denying that I'm a fan of Delicious - the online social bookmarking service (I Blogged about my love for Delicious back in 2007, right here: Why Is Becoming My Default Search Engine For Research ). I was really sad to hear that Yahoo (who bought the company in 2005) may be ditching the service (more that here: Leaked Slide Shows Yahoo Is Killing Delicious & Other Web Apps and here: Yahoo Claims It's Not Killing Delicious ), but not all that surprised. Content used to come and go. content. delicious. Search has changed.

2897 Words on How to Create Viral Content (The Key Element Behind.

Viper Chill

This not only creates impact, but also allows editors to simply snip off the bottom paragraph of a story if they need space for other articles. Your Headline Your headline, in my opinion, is by far the most important element of your article or blog post. It of course matters what you say after the headline, but only if you can actually get people to read your article. Thanks!

Content Curation: Learning from others and sharing their knowledge

Go to Home Page: Access Key 1 Skip to Main Menu: Access Key 2 Skip to Section Menu: Access Key 3 Skip to Main Content: Access Key S Skip to Search: Access Key 4 Skip to Footer: Access Key 5 Cool Its not just an attitude , its my name. Some of you have actually been curating content for years, others are just hearing about it, so it seems a good topic for discussion. Thanks again!

4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now

Junta42 Content Marketing blog The Content Marketing Revolution How Junta42 Works Find a Vendor Blog Community About Us Top 42 Blogs The Book « Are My Customers Interested in What I Have to Say? Main September 22, 2010 4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now I caught Paul Gillin's column in B2B magazine yesterday on how curation is the new creation. Media companies have been curating content for centuries, but the idea of online content curation is something all content marketers need to consider as part of the content marketing  plan.

Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More


Implement Twitter cards so that any tweets of your content include applicable visual media. You can take this further by attributing content to creators, customizing the snippet, and using images up to 560 x 750 px. Example: Chef Paul Maloney showcases images of his delicious food creations, resulting in more views and job requests. The world of social media is ever-changing.

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Guerrilla Social Media Marketing: Guest posts and articles

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Guerrilla Social Media Marketing: Guest posts and articles Guerrilla Social Media Marketing: Guest posts and articles Written on January 22, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 4 Comments - Leave a comment! have made a twitter post about this.

Association Social Media: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)


How do you decide what content to post where? My focus is on developing content for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. We do not post the same content across all sites. If we do feature the same content, we try t o modify it to be specifically tailored for that site. How do you manage content flow? also subscribe to several daily e-newsletters to find content.

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Content Aggregation For Links, Traffic And Buzz

For this post, I am not talking about scripting content, I am talking about manually collecting it and being a human aggregator of the best, editorially chosen material.  I know that’s not the usual definition of aggregation on the web, but I think the actual, not buzzword definition of the word works to describe this strategy. This includes aggregating content. Perfect.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Based on specific criteria, normally actionable takeaways and evergreen content, I review the content and post it here to share with Techipedia readers and new visitors. Enjoy!

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Luckily, people do things and say things that are wholly unpredictable which make trying to understand their behaviors even more fun. I (nor anyone else) can predict what content will “Go Viral” 5) There is no single recipe for success in social media. content plan. Don’t ignore blogging, tweeting and developing content for YouTube. So, here they are. Cheers!

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring, analytics and stats for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, with benchmarking to measure your performance against peers, insights to optimize content, and reporting capabilities. Monitor the things you care about online—follow your social networks, be alerted to breaking news, or read articles on just the topics that interest you. ” — BuzzBlogger.

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8 Rules to Develop the Habit of Blogging at Weekly Articles About Blogging - NxE

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Article Index. pseudomeasures » Web Sites. […] Article On Blogging Habits by Leo. […]. DIGITALISTIC » Blog Archive » links for 2007-11-19. […] 8 Rules to Develop the Habit of Blogging at Weekly Articles About Blogging - NxE (tags: blogging habits Productivity northxeast) […]. Like my target in next 6 hours is to write around 6 articles.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking at the most significant social networks for the coming year, Upfluence contends that “Twitter remains a must-use for content distribution to boost visibility and drive follower growth in niche or specific communities,” and that while both B2C and B2B marketers extensively use the platform, its performance is slightly stronger on the B2B side. Google Review Count:  436.

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Agency Flash Mobs vs Social Flash Mobs

Laurel Papworth

Starring one of Australia’s most famous & delicious drag queens JOYCE MAYNGE, this video was made for less than $500 and everyone volunteered their time.   DJ Dan Murphy and Lee Jenkins send HUGE thanks to all the dancers, camera-people & crew! Privacy Type: Open: All content is public. Gobsmacked live audience, hidden cameras, YouTube fame. Or so we are told. was one.

How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

examined how the day and time something is posted affects the potential “virality” of the content. I won’t go into the details here, but read the linked article for some interesting data. Because they bridge content and themes to social media and beyond. The more content you create, the harder it is to track. Delicious. Twitter. Plurk. Star Wars fan forums.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

You’ll also want to measure the growth of your social circles and the level of social amplification from content shared, however, you’re drifting into the functionality of the analytics tools so you only want high level information here. The influencer report is cool – you can view the top influencers who are sharing your content. You may also be monitored!! Mention.

11 Tweet Writing Tips for a Quick Start [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Examples of this Tweet writing formula: Please ReTweet my new article on  copywriting techniques ! Examples of this Tweet writing formula: Check out our  exclusive interview with content expert @annhandley! Our friends @HNesterenko and @JenniferMBarry are debating content strategy like crazy! 4: Consumer Statistics. ” “Content is still king.” Learn why.

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Social Media > Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content by Tamar Weinberg on October 29, 2007 Share As many of us alluded to earlier this month at SMX Social Media , viral content is king. People like lists. Teach us.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every year, I read hundreds (thousands?) of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. And every year, I hand pick the best articles that I’ve read and compile them in a resource that I hope will last a long time. The article has examples of how social media worked too. What Makes People Share Content?

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators by Tamar Weinberg on September 23, 2009 Share This is a guest post from Josh Schnell, founder of and web developer. The major “Web 2.0″

7 Creative Ways to Visually Brand Your Business on Social Media

Rebekah Radice

With 63% of all social media content including an image, it’s time to increase your odds of winning the moment. Learn how visual marketing can redefine how you share content. Content with an image receives over 94% more views (which equates to nearly double the views) than content without images? Each one has created massive appeal through strong visual content.

Storify filters online content into easy-to-read stories

The web-based software lets users integrate content from API-enabled sites like Twitter into a single thread where users can place pieces of content in the order that they choose. Users simply type in a headline and drag content into the thread. The “story&# is hosted on their home site,, but users can embed the code into other sites. The San Francisco, Calif.-based


How to Create Social Media Graphics That Spread Like Wildfire

Rebekah Radice

Each has created massive appeal through strong visual content. Below are steps that you can quickly take to start creating content your audience loves…and wants to spread like wildfire. Why Does Visual Content Matter? Given the speed at which people scan from one piece of content to the next. having Use Images To Optimize Your Social Media Content. BeFunky.

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How To: Measure Success For a Product Launch

Waxing UnLyrical

Instead I fed off of praise for article placement and high-profile coverage, and high-fives for increases in social media followers. I did, of course, produce monthly reports, but they never needed to drive towards any real goal – perhaps because the main goal was “media attention.”. Guest Post by Elise Perkins. Want to hear something that will truly make you measurement mavens cringe?

Who Cares What Chris Brogan is Drinking?

Convince & Convert

week or so prior, he wrote: I’m drinking a delicious though simple yerba mate with chai spices (Yes, Indian friends, I know that “chai” means “tea,” but that’s the label). interviewed him via Skype while researching my article. Barry Feldman is a freelance copywriter, creative director, and content marketing creator and consultant. Image via What?!? often do.

Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

As a part of curating and sharing information, I’ve used the RSS feed from that page to power various other services , and now it won’t exist? I’ve shared 16991 articles since starting to use Google Reader, and all of the value that has created is going. Content Marketing rss Tools breaking changes data syndication google google reader updating wreckingNormally, I’d advise waiting and seeing what the changes are to a product before complaining, but the post on the official Google blog gives enough information to be really, really worrying. Seriously?

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too Written by Glen, this post has 66 Comments I have a confession to make. But it’s not only search volumes I use this tool for; it’s also great for content ideas.

Some Perspectives on Pinterest

Social Media Marketing

I've been wanting to write something about Pinterest for the last 2-3 weeks, but haven't been able to because of a grueling work schedule, and rather than simply provide you an introduction to the site, I thought I would take a sampling of articles that have been written about it and see if we can explore some topics related to Pinterest instead. Enter Pinterest's solution: Boards.