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The Value Of Blog Comments

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Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. They can share it as a bookmark (with comments) on Delicious or Google Bookmarks. delicious. publishing. blog blogcomment blogger blogging bookmark content delicious digg email engagement gigaom googlebookmarks googleplus link linkedin linking marketing mathewingram onlinecommunity onlinesocialnetwork onlinevideo publishing reddit rss smartphone socialmedia socialproof stumbleupon trackback tumblr tweet twitterfacebook vimeo viral youtube

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success


Think about what you publish and write from a perspective that can be appealing to the media. This means that it can be of great value to consider creating a social news backgrounder together with your pitch, using a site such as Delicious. Social Media Tips blog connected conversation delicious Mashable Netvibes news aggregation services PR pros social news backgrounder success

A Pinteresting Story

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Is Pinterest delicious? For those who have been around the digital block, Pinterest seems like a more modern play on Delicious (which is a social bookmarking service for saving and sharing your web bookmarks). Delicious was created by Joshua Schacter in 2003 as the notion of tagging (or labeling) content to make it findable by others begun to take hold. Delicious got acquired by Yahoo in 2005 and became the defacto destination to share one's bookmarks online. If Schacter were launching Delicious today, it would probably look and feel a lot like Pinterest.

How to Write a Business Book Without Losing Your Soul

Spin Sucks

Plus, a well-developed book proposal makes it a lot easier to sell your title to a publisher. 2. Set Your Deadlines Writing a business book goes through predictable phases: First draft Substantive editing Copy editing Design Proofreading and page proofs Work with your publisher from the start to define each of the major milestones with due dates. It was great advice.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #68

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"Tablets are consumption devices that favor the content publisher. Here's an infographic from Online Education that looks at the trends in textbook publishing." One of the best tweets I saw moments after his death came from Joshua Schachter (the founder of Delicious ). book publishing. delicious. publisher. Stranger things have happened. light'."

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Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal


It is my honour to share the story of Torre De Roche, and her journey from blogger to author with an impressive publishing deal. first mentioned her on Problogger as one of the bloggers to watch in 2012. I was impressed with her self-published memoir and her creative approach to blogging. In 2011, she sold the rights to three publishers and sold the movie options. The book.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Dinean Robinson

Waxing UnLyrical

It has meat, cheese, veggies, a super soft bun, and delicious signature sauce. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. This week, I’m psyched to introduce to you a very special Social PR Virtuoso: Dinean Robinson. My power is mastery of tools!

#SocialPR Spotlight: Laura Kaslow

Waxing UnLyrical

They are delicious and starchy and I can make them a bunch of different ways. I’m a Midwest girl so I love me some potatoes. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. Happy Halloween! So believe me, to get to know her really is a treat! Do I feel that way?”

A Pretty Awesome Way to Schedule Instagram Posts

agora pulse

On your app or desktop, go to the publishing tab of the Instagram account you want to post to. Add your photo, caption, and either select publish now or schedule. On the app, I’ve selected the calendar at the bottom of my screen to choose the time I want this post of delicious Brazilian food to be seen by my followers. Search no longer, my friend. We

Know Thy Enemy: How to Work with Tough Reporters

Spin Sucks

Sure, I’ve harboured delicious thoughts of telling a choice few just what I think of them; and these are great conversations – inside my head. The outlet will gather their managing editor, beat reporters, and perhaps the publisher to hear what you have to say. Today’s guest post is by Elissa Freeman. Dealing with difficult reporters is a necessary evil if you’re a PR pro.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Schedule and publish content across social channels. Enter any URL to see how many shares, tweets and likes it has garnered across the major social networks plus Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Delicious, and other sites. Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. 71% Google Review Count:  345. 16) Nuvi.

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Email Isn’t Dead Among Facebook’s Exec Team

Convince & Convert

There’s been a lot written about the folly of this “email is dead” conviction, and in fact I’ll soon be publishing here at Convince & Convert my recent presentation on the integration of Facebook and email. Social media and email are complementary tools, and it’s no accident that you can’t even SIGN UP for a social network without an email address.

4 Ways to Find the Right Eyes for Your Amazing Content

Convince & Convert

Do people learn how to cook by sitting back and thinking about recipes, or do they fire up the oven and try different techniques until something tastes delicious? Any decent publishing or creation platform will provide you with the numbers that prove what your audience is (and what your audience isn’t) responding positively to. You’ve just created the Mona Lisa of content.

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

Razor Social

Note:  We reached out to get feedback about the lighthouse before we published this post and this made the Lighthouse so much better because of the great feedback. To get alerted when an author publishes a piece of content. Do you realize how valuable it is to monitor and track conversations online? Are you monitoring the trends related to conversations about your brand? Sales Leads.

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

SocMed Sean

If they are similar to a thought you have published previously…I’m glad we think alike, but these aren’t quotes stolen from anywhere else. FourSquare 70) Please don’t publish every check-in to Twitter and Facebook. Social Bookmarking Sites (Digg, Delicious, Technorati, etc.) 83) Forget them…they are dead and aren’t worth your time. Cheers!

It’s Not Just Pinterest RE: Copyright & Legal Issues


What About Delicious? Delicious is one of my favorite all time social bookmarking sites. While the videos are embedded via their YouTube or other video network code, the full sized images from these pages are saved to Delicious’ servers. Because Pinterest is the hot topic of social media, it has come under a lot of scrutiny. But is Pinterest the first to do this?

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Manage TweetChat rooms using hashtags, with buffering, ability to block users, share favorite tweets from the conversation, re-order tweets, and publish chats. While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Google Review Count:  436. like it.” —  ” —  ViralBlog. Siasat.

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Google wants a warm meal every day instead of a fancy Christmas dinner but once-a-year

But DC is big, hungry, and wants all the taste-sensations, fresh out of the pan, out of the oven, and then beautifully-plated; and we want our lunch to be delicious, steamy hot, bold with spices and herbs, and nutritionally rich. The majority of folks who work in DC during the work week is balancing between time, price, proximity, healthiness, preference, and deliciousness.

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Last Call: Social PR Virtuoso Registration Closes 11/30 11:59 pm ET

Waxing UnLyrical

For great clients to come your way, for that promotion to automagically appear like the sparkle on the Orbit chick’s Magically Delicious front teeth, for that award to waft its way towards your Love Me wall. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke is President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. These kids don’t mess around. NO THEY ARE NOT!

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

Writtent Blog

With over  6,000 Tweets published each second, Twitter has a well-earned reputation of being something of a noisy network. Our customers LOVE our delicious pear jam. Image source. Does it ever feel like you’re struggling to gain any traction on Twitter? You’re definitely not alone. Your lack of engagement could result from boring Tweet structures. Do you us on Facebook?

10 Facebook Video Strategies to Help Boost Engagement

Jon Loomer

Here is how Tip Hero have used this tactic to share their delicious recipes in under 1 minute, with a link to the full recipe in the comments. 6. Once the video has been published, it will also let viewers know who the tagged members are. 8. [This is a guest post by Ravi Shukle.]. Why should I use Facebook video? Does video on Facebook add any value to my business? Daily news or tips.

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Essential tools for influencer marketing

Target audience: Social marketers, influence marketers, businesses, brands, digital marketers, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. A master roundup of social marketing tools to use on behalf of brands. So I thought I would talk a little bit about the tools of the trade — what we use to stoke excitement about our clients. OK, now on to tools. BaseCamp 2.

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? Its unique value is not just in the ability to capture everything being said, written and published on a specific topic, but very much into her ability to filter, select and editorially curate (titling, sequencing, grouping, commenting, etc.) Blog posts are written and published.

This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

The PEW Research Center''s Project for Excellence in Journalism brings good news for brand publishers , noting that traditional sites like Forbes and The Atlantic have used native advertising to help grow revenues. As always, all of the links above are available on Delicious and This Week in Social Media Magazine on Flipboard. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

5 Simple Ways to Optimize Your Blog Posts to Generate More Traffic


Top bloggers will take the time to check their posts for grammatical errors and factual inconsistencies before clicking on the ‘publish’ button. And it is also advisable to publish posts under specific categories for the purpose of indexing by the search engines. This is a guest post by Mark Johnson. Photo Credit: Matthew Hodgson on Flickr. Focus On The Long Tail.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

Use Postrank to Find Engaging Posts When I wrote a post about the 28 items in my internet marketing toolbox, I covered a nifty little service called Postrank Analytics which lets you see your most shared blog posts on sites like Digg, Delicious and Twitter. Delicious popular page also sounds like a winner – I use mainly for bookmarking my favorite sites (like yours). That post.

35 Great Social Media Infographics


link] 35 Great Social Media Infographics | pamorama « Netcrema – creme de la social news via digg + delicious + stumpleupon + reddit [.] 35 Great Social Media Infographics | [.] Blogging is one-to-many — it's about publishing syndicated material that's meant for audience consumption, vs. talking on a cell phone or text messaging. Anyone?

5 Ways to Revitalize Stale Content With Your Personal Brand


It doesn’t deserve to be thrown away, necessarily, nor will it do active harm to your brand if and when you publish it. Sometimes, stale content starts out as fresh content, the same way stale bread was once soft and delicious. also categorize missed opportunities as forms of stale content, even though in many cases, these pieces of content never actually get published.

This Week in Social Media

Social Media Marketing

Two on government agencies: the FTC has published its final guidelines for endorsements and testimonials ; and then a call for the SEC to update is disclosure guidelines for social media. All of the links above are available on Delicious. thought it might be useful to share that agglomeration of links here as well on a weekly basis so we can all benefit. That shouldn’t be a shock.

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

Webbiquity SMM

realtime social search engine that pulls current and recent results for any term from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, Digg and Delicious. sweepstakes, contests and surveys) and publish them to multiple social networks and their own website. Looking for an easy way to create a cool graphical email signature with trackable interactive buttons? Create video emails? Create animations?

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Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends by Adam Sherk on October 1, 2009 This week Google started embedding a Hot Trends graph at the bottom of search results pages for queries that fall within their top 100 fastest-rising search terms, as seen in this example screenshot: While checking out search trends is interesting for users, it can also be valuable to publishers. Does this work? Sometimes. So how do you monitor these trends? Very helpful as I only used a couple of these previously.

This Week in Social Media - 3/19/2013

Social Media Marketing

Bookmarks/Read-Watch-Listen Later Altimeter Group has published their latest report, The Evolution of Social Business: Six Stages of Social Media Transformation. All of the links above are available on Delicious. These are those links. If you have additional links, sources or ideas that might be helpful, I'd encourage you to add some via a comment below or tag me in Google+.

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

Write about customers successes – Write up a case study about a clients successful project, they will often let you publish their name 5. Publish content on what not to do! Post and link your content on the Delicious social bookmarking site. Take the PDF and turn it into a paperback at a print on demand publisher 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. be authentic.

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Top 10 Ways to Use -

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Desktop Shortcut for Delicious. Publish Your PHS Computer Project Lab » Blog Archive » Delicious Ideas. Delicious: How to Use Social Bookmarking for Collaboration and Branding « Flying Cloud. publish my daily bookmarks on my WP blog through the “experimental&# daily blog posting tool. ABOUT. HOWTO. FORUMS. ADVERTISE. ARCHIVES.

How Do You Know When to Post to Social Media in the Moment (and When to Schedule It Out?)

Katie Lance

If I Instagram a delicious meal at my favorite restaurant, I will try to tag that restaurant in my post. It’s the age old question in social media – post in the moment or wait and post later? Or, schedule posts in advance? How do you know what to do and when? This is a question I get asked pretty frequently so I thought it was important to address on my blog today.

The social media strategy series: Finding your audiences « The Cube

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Subscribe to new posts by email Subscribe to The Cube by Email Sign up to receive our latest ebook: How to develop a Social Media Strategy Were currently publishing a ten stage How to develop a Social Media Strategy on this blog. If you’ve missed the previous posts in this series, you can find them here: Is social media right for your business? Not necessarily. Handy. what a year!

The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

Gemma Went

Subscribe to new posts by email Subscribe to The Cube by Email Sign up to receive our latest ebook: How to develop a Social Media Strategy Were currently publishing a ten stage How to develop a Social Media Strategy on this blog. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business?

The “Must-Have&# Tool Kit of Social Media Citizen Vol. 2

Social Media Citizens

At the beginning of this boom of social media tools lists, I’ve published my own version of tool kit which had over 20, 000 views and over 400 RT’s and to be honest wasn’t really worth that kind of attention, but today I wanted to share with you a special list which may not surprise you, but may validate your choice of the tools. Delicious. Free tools: Tweedeck. HootSuite. Alltop.

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12 Books to Read

Geoff Livingston

Sounds deliciously dystopian and dark. Social Change, Anytime, Anywhere by Allyson Kapin and Amy Sample Ward : Well, my two friends published a book on multichannel marketing to affect change. Writers read , right? At least they are supposed to… Since spring break is here, and many of us have begun traveling for the annual conference season, here are some books I hope to read.

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

Webbiquity SMM

” 60% of shared information contains links to published content (online publications, blogs, etc.); Valuation timelines and stats are also shown for Skype, delicious, Groupon, LinkedIn and Twitter. Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? Or that 73% of U.S. Oh yeah.