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24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Many of this year’s best posts about Google’s newest social platform were written early in the year. And will Google+ end Facebook’s domination of social networking—or will it “break the Internet”? So what makes Google+ special? You can! Think Again!

13 Tools That Can Make Your Social Media Marketing Much Easier

SocialFish

The truth of the matter is that social media has transformed the way we do business and market our products. Social media has long ceased to be identified as just a hub where people connect and socialize with their friends or family members. The way business/companies market their products and services has been one area where social media has managed to transform.

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9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? This is where social media tools can help. Not only do these increase the efficiency of your social media efforts, using a combination of the best tools often results in higher returns from social media. This is currently the social media love of my life. SEO and Social Media.

Social Media Optimization 3 Steps to Tweeting with a Purpose

Convince & Convert

Social media optimization gives you the ability to not waste bullets. As Charlene Li said – and I routinely steal this line – “social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s different expensive.&#. Getting smarter at social analytics requires three things: 1. mindset shift on your part about social media optimization.

Sixteen Ways to Use Pinterest for PR

Spin Sucks

And also invite others to contribute to that board. I am a contributor to a social media board and also to Meta Pinterest – Insights & Resources. need to take this advice myself. I use Chrome so I have the “pin it” bookmarklet in my toolbar. So, for instance, they don’t have technology or social media bloggers pinned. Just do it.

9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools | Subcribe via RSS 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools January 12th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share I absolutely love it when I find incredible tools online that help enable your productivity, efficiency & marketability.  Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & ProductivityTools [.]

Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool

Kikolani

The simplest way to schedule tweets in HootSuite is by using the bookmarklet which you can find in your HootSuite dashboard when you hover over the Tools menu. Then you’ll see a popup allowing you to choose the social profile to share it with along with the option to send the tweet now or schedule it for later using the calendar. Social Media Buffer HootSuite twitter

Why Facebook Button Counts are Wrong

Ari Herzog

Kevin Sablan is responsible for the reality check of how many shares and likes were on the page, for he created a browser bookmarklet called RealShare which you can read about and watch a video how to install it on your favorite web browser. Social Media Case Study: Qdoba. Someone at Facebook HQ goofed up. Contact Ari: Twitter | Email | 978.558.0008. Strategy Facebook metrics

Two New Social Tools to Check Out

Spin Sucks

According to their site: Empire Avenue is the Social Media Exchange, where you can buy and sell shares in any social media profile, meet new people, unlock Achievement badges, and earn boatloads of virtual cash by being active and social online! All you do is install the bookmarklet in your toolbar and click on it anytime you find something interesting.

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Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way

Jason Yormark

For quite some time Tweetdeck was my preferred choice when it came to social media management software. I’ve typically chosen software based solutions over web based ones for speed and performance when it comes to high touch computing. Combined with the Hootlet bookmarklet , it’s a great system. Related posts: 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. Social Media SoftwareAnd for awhile Tweetdeck was meeting my needs, but I just grew increasingly more frustrated with performance issues with the Adobe Air platform.

Hubspot 3 launches

Janet Fouts

Social media publishing. With the social media publishing tool you can view blog posts, landing pages and calls to action in a visual browser right in the tool. This allows you to easily promote them on your chosen social networks and schedule them to post at a particular time. The social media contacts tool give you amazing insight into your contacts.

Need a little Social Discipline?

Janet Fouts

I follow almost 4,000 people on Twitter , over 1500 on Linkedin , and more on Facebook , Google+ , blogs , forums, a zillion social networks, wikis and more. I get around 800 emails a day (half of them are alerts, newsletters and feed reports for my clients). I’m not bragging, there are plenty of people with more, it’s just a fact of my life. Great question. I don’t.

Who’s the Real Loser In Social Search?

Spin Sucks

He also is a Chicagoan (sort of – if you count Rockford as part of greater Chicagoland) and he blogs at A Life Well Lived Concludes with a Smile , where he discusses social media, happiness, life-affirmation, marketing, and some search. It was forged in late 2010, in order to become dominate in social search and try to beat Google. What’s a Bing?

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet | Main. In fact, I recently completed the transition a 100% media green state. The first is to grab this bookmarklet and start capturing stuff you find in the wilds of the web and stuffing it into your private room.

Smart PR People are Using SmartTags

Proactive Report

Smart Tags are now being used in many other ways: one is QR (Quick Response) codes and they’re proving to be really useful in social media monitoring. Adding Smart Tags to the data and then filtering the conversations based on your tags can help you decipher the trends, sentiment and competitive intelligence you need to plan your content and social media activities.

Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

Kikolani

Geolocation is the latest craze in the social media world and your blog or business should cash in on it immediately. Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media. 25 Social Bookmarking & Link Sharing Browser Bookmarklets. Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks. Social MediaHow does Geolocation Work? How it Works. Related Posts.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Social filtering? Social distribution strategy?  What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing. The New Curators: Weaving Stories from the Social Web. Nsyght – social search. Leverages social signals to indicate quality content. Ping.fm – ping multiple social networks. Used to produce sites like Social Media Informer.

February’s Featured Resource: Amplify.com

Harp Interactive

Being prolific in social media, I am always on the prowl for useful tools, resources and social media platforms to expedite the time involved in producing and sharing relevant content across the social universe. I’ve recently discovered Amplify.com. Unique Social Community. Amplify is also a social media platform. the diversity of topic clips.

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

blog.eladgil.com

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. launched as a social information curation platform, Quora adopted boards for a similar purpose, and Fab.com launched a structured social commerce feed. Social media. Elad Blog.

10 social links you need to bookmark

Direct Marketing Observations

Find out how visible it is on the social web- How Sociable. 2) Always wondered about the “other&# social sites that might be out there? Well here’s a list of a 101 social media websites. It also serves as a document/template for marketers to use to gauge where they stand before they go traipsing into a client stating that they are a social media expert.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

Your readers are essentially your customers, and since it is important for businesses to use social media as a listening tool to listen to their customers, so should bloggers use social media to listen to their readers. social media ? Another great use of social media is reputation management. RSS Updates to Social Networks in HootSuite.

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

This is where you will set the timeframes during which you want to post to the social profiles and pages you have connected to your account. Finally, you will go to My Account > Browser Extensions to download the browser extensions for Chrome or Safari, or grab the Viraltag bookmarklet for easy sharing to your Viraltag account throughout the web. on your social accounts.

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals. You can also get a bookmarklet for your browser.  HOW SMART MARKETERS THINK LIKE MEDIA COMPANIES - NEW! What the Hashtag?!

Best of Social Media on Kikolani in 2009

Kikolani

In conjunction with the best of blogging articles for 2009, here are the top social media articles on Kikolani this year. General Social Media. 2010 Social Media Wishlist for New Features on Facebook, StumbleUpon, and Twitter. SEO and Social Media. How to Make Social Promotion Easy. Ways to Use Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Vacation Proofing Blogs & Social Networks. Social Media Resources. Fetching Friday Series (includes a roundup of the best social media resources for the week).

A Month With BufferApp

ProBlogger

service like BufferApp can be very useful in the strategies of bloggers and online marketers who are looking to leverage the social power of Twitter to share information. The great thing about it is how easy it makes queuing up a list of tweets that can potentially reach more people with similar interests to you—which can, at the very least, increase your Twitter reach, drive traffic, and raise your social influence. to expand social influence. Cross-app services like these have both stability and practicality in our increasingly busy social and work lives.

5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic

ProBlogger

We may hear unspecified suggestions, such as: “be active on social networks” or “partner with other blogs”   If you are attempting to launch a new blog it is likely to prove difficult and frustrating putting these things into practice, and all too often with limited success if not implemented properly. Consequently, obtaining maximum reach with images of our feature products via social networks is essential to generating hype around our blog and reaching as broad an audience as possible. Install the Bookmarklet. Let’s jump in. 1. Steps. Steps.

5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community

Kikolani

For those of you that haven’t heard, there is a new SEO, social media voting site called SERPd. In this new community, you can submit your quality content related to SEO, social media, and blogging, as well as discuss and vote on other quality content. It’s currently the only “social voting” site on the web that caters to the SEO, social media, and blogging industry.

Recommending others…

The Way of the Web

But when I thought about my failure to get a blog post prepared for today, I realised I’ve been neglecting something. I’m pretty good at sharing content and recommendations via social media, and it’s really second nature to tweet a good blog post or +1 a presentation. Yet I’ve been increasingly neglecting the same role on my blog, and although I can come up with a couple of explanations (I keep forgetting the PressThis bookmarklet, I feel obliged to write lengthy explanations/counterarguments when I share), they’re not very good ones.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kittywood Studios

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Some nifty SEO bookmarklets to make you more efficient – use these handy tools to save time with your SEO efforts. Social Media / Social Networking. The Resources Mashup. Related Posts.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Internet , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design , Websites > Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 by Tamar Weinberg on December 26, 2007 Share Last year, I ended 2006 with a great (and still pertinent) list of blog posts and articles that I felt were really the best in their class in the area of Internet Marketing. Are You a Social Media Idiot?

Social Networking, Bookmarking, and Sharing

Kikolani

One of my commenters last week asked about the difference between social bookmarking and social networking sites. think of social networking sites as ones where you can communicate directly with other members, where as social bookmarking sites are ones that you can add bookmarks to be shared with other members without as much direct communication. Twitter. Facebook.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe

www.masternewmedia.org

The biggest shift from mainstream media publishing to curation is that the expert curator has no obligation to rely on ‘expert’ or ‘professional’ sources. MySyndicaat , whose parent company, Kipcast has now grown into a multi-faceted service providing advanced news aggregation and republishing widgets for online brands and media companies, has been the true pioneer of this space.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Giveaway Winner

Kikolani

look at whether numbers really matter when it comes to the size of your blog community or social following, and how engaging with a smaller group is better. What social signals do Google and Bing really count? Social Media / Social Networking. social media trends impacting businesses – #4 I think is probably the biggest issue. Facebook.

Main Page - Social Patterns

designingsocialinterfaces.com

Home About The Book Patterns Events Designing Social Interfaces Views Page Discussion View source History Personal tools Log in / create account Navigation Main Page Community portal Current events Recent changes Random page Help Search Toolbox What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Printable version Permanent link Main Page From Social Patterns Jump to: navigation , search #What is this site? Contents 1 Social Patterns & Best Practices 1.1 Social Media 1.4 5+ Anti-Patterns 1.5 Social Patterns Presentations and Workshops 4.2

Main Page - Social Patterns

www.designingsocialinterfaces.com

Home About The Book Patterns Events Designing Social Interfaces Views Page Discussion View source History Personal tools Log in / create account Navigation Main Page Community portal Current events Recent changes Random page Help Search Toolbox What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Printable version Permanent link Main Page From Social Patterns Jump to: navigation , search #What is this site? Contents 1 Social Patterns & Best Practices 1.1 Social Media 1.4 5+ Anti-Patterns 1.5 Social Patterns Presentations and Workshops 4.2

Google PageRank Update – Internal Pages and Top Content Analysis

Kikolani

Social Media for Non-Profits. Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Social Media Browser Bookmarklets. Instead, focus on creating the kinds of posts that provide the most value to your readers, attracting all of the traffic and social reactions as possible, as those are the factors that truly a blog successful. While most are concerned about their main site in comparison to others, I found myself curious about the internal PageRank of posts on my site, since my root domain PageRank has remained steady for the last several updates. Icon Key.

Online Content Distribution: Guide To The Best Content Syndication Services

www.masternewmedia.org

Wildfire, the proprietary technology used by Gigya, allows you to freely customize your content widgets and is designed to distribute re-shareable widgets on major social media networks, blogging platforms and even desktop platforms easily. Widgets support both static and rich media ad formats. The ability to upload, embed and easily share media content. 1-Click Answers.