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Flickr adds Downloadable Video Sharing

The Way of the Web

It’s not often that there’s a new feature worth talking about at Flickr. And it seems to have been so long that Flickr’s marketing team dropping it into a particularly bare email, giving it just two lines. Flickr has now made it possible to allow you to share videos in the same way as you can allow people to download your photos. It’s useful in two ways.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Image: TheNextWeb via Flickr, CC 2.0. Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. ” 3.

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. Twitter in 2013. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013. continue to use Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Yelp, and other platforms.

18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

For those of us who’ve been using Twitter for a while, we sometimes forget that there are new adopters of the network every day. Trying to figure out Twitter back in the day was bad enough; can you imagine what it’s like these days? So here are 18 tweetable Twitter tips for newbies (check out that alliteration!). Include a link in your Twitter profile.

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How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They add a few lines of HTML metadata to blog posts and other thought leadership content that enable brands to stand out from the pack in Twitter feeds that are full of text. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. https://t.co/x8HoullQMT

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked. My point is this: If social media has zero effect on drawing eyeballs to their shows, why are the networks (NBC included) so intent on promoting them on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.?

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

Pamorama

The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Twitter. Implement Twitter cards so that any tweets of your content include applicable visual media. Flickr. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. The world of social media is ever-changing.

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Twitter Business Guide

Social Media Marketing

I was recently introduced to a compact guidebook for businesses trying to get a sense of Twitter. This short guide, entitled Twitter Business Guide: Communication and Marketing was written by Jean-Christophe Barré and Dr. Andreas Schroeter and in just 32 pages covers some of the things that may be keeping you and your business away from this platform. Twitter itself is not a strategy.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. Infographic] Next post: Who’s Using Twitter in the U.S.?

24 Free Twitter Header Images

Geoff Livingston

This holiday season I reedited 24 of my photos , cropping them to fit your Twitter header image. If you like any of them, click on the link located below these images to download on Flickr. Marketing Photography 24 free holiday images license photography twitterAs an amateur photographer nothing makes me happier than giving my photos away so people can use them. Happy holidays!

Two Twitter Accounts: Yea or Nay?

Waxing UnLyrical

My Twitter experience began over three years ago with an anonymous account. So I created a more professional Twitter account, with the intention of making a grand announcement one day. I had it all planned out; I would tweet my real identity, and all my followers would shift to my professional profile, and all would be right with the world. Guest post by Sanjiva Persad. What say you?

Paying for Twitter? Would You?

Social Media Citizens

Here is a good question: If you had to pay to use Twitter, would you still participate? So how does this explain the popularity of pay sites like Flickr and Vimeo ? Would you pay to access Twitter or Facebook? Are you willing to pay for upgraded memberships on sites like Flickr or LinkedIn? News Trends Chris Tompkins paying for twitter TwitterJeffrey I. However, Cole continues, “Such an extreme finding that produced a zero response underscores the difficulty of getting Internet users to pay for anything that they already receive for free.”.

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Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

friend, whom I have introduced to Twitter, sends me emails with questions about various Twitter tools. When someone who is starting on Twitter or doesn’t have much of a network uses them, it tells me several things about them. The reason I am filled with guinea pig worry today is that there are still people using Twitter for tweeting. Guest post by Brian Meeks.

Understanding Photography on Instagram

Geoff Livingston

find that crossover between social networks – 500 Pixels to Facebook to Flickr to Instagram to Twitter – is minimal. GL: I think Instagram has become much more mainstream in the past two years, and is in many ways is starting to replace Twitter. The article is titled “Market Yourself on Instagram”, but it is gated, unfortunately. Each network has its own audiences.

Taking a Peek at Twitter Analytics

Social Media Marketing

I received an email recently that contained an analysis of a high-profile Silicon Valley executive’s Twitter followers, as performed by PeekAnalytics. Rather than reporting on a third person’s Twitter followers, I thought it might be more interesting (to me, at least) to take a look at a breakdown of my own Twitter followers. Photo Credit: Kalexanderson (Flickr).

Why Protecting Your Twitter Profile is a Bad Idea

Waxing UnLyrical

Because these were the days when we weren’t sure how Twitter was different than Facebook. So, we treated Twitter like Facebook, something for select eyes only.” When I clicked through to their Twitter profiles, I was struck by how many of them have protected profiles. And Twitter is all about talking to other people. Image: maramillo via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Facebook and Twitter: Out With the Old, In With the New

The Realtime Report

At the turn of the decade, Facebook and Twitter were the two giants in social media. The challenges each site faced were essentially different; Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook were out to show that his “social network” was more than just an experiment; meanwhile, Twitter was looking to prove that it could be a platform more meaningful than trending topics and celebrity gossip.

Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Create a hashtag on Twitter and tweet about your upcoming event. Share images of your booth (and a map highlighting your booth’s location) on Flickr and your other social networks. Follow-up is critical: You must: Add the people you met to your Linkedin and Foursquare networks, G+ Circles, follow them on Twitter. Today’s guest post is by Allen Mireles. Or do we?

Useless But Fun Twitter Tools

Firebelly

There are tons of incredibly useful Twitter tools out there, but those are for another post. There are some fun, incredibly useless Twitter tools on the internet, as well, and you can experience the ghost of Twitter’s past. Who.Unfollowed.Me –  And lastly, any curious Twitter user will want to know who’s not following them anymore. Check it out!

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Must-See Twitter

Social Media Marketing

One recent Fast Company articles point out how appointment TV has returned , because of none other than Twitter. Fans who have TiVo'd their programs had better steer clear of Twitter while their favorite programs are on, lest they have a barrage of spoilers come their way. In another article, Fast Company called Twitter TV's killer app. trends Twitter televisionOkay.so?

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks. But the rise of Instagram as a deft and light app that allowed seamless integration into sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and more made some wonder if there was a future for Flickr. Taken from Twitter's ToS] Whew! So what happened? Backed by Yahoo!,

Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

photo courtesy of Flickr. One quick glance at Audi Ireland’s Twitter activity recently could have had many in an uproar. Instead, the company is being praised by some for their most recent Twitter campaign that uses ‘ #WomenDrivers ‘ with images of crashed vehicles, parking mishaps, and more. If a woman wants to drive… don’t stand in her way! Nice job, lady!

Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags

www.searchenginejournal.com

Home About Us Contact SEJ News PPC SEO Tools Social Links BlueGlass SEO Services Social Media Marketing Pay Per Click Online Reputation Management Content Development Mar 24 2009 Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags What is a Twitter hashtag? They’re like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. Berget I'm using hashtags to promote my ebook on Twitter.

How Manwich Could Use Twitter Without Even Being On It

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. Well, recently  Gini Dietrich  invited  Lindsay Bell  to dinner via The Twitter. For example, in 24 hours Manwich had two people post photos via Instagram. I did a  Flickr search  for Manwich and got over 1,500 results! mean, they chose “Manwich” for their Twitter handle. How Manwich Could Use Twitter Without Even Being On It.

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Is Twitter For Bullies?

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s not because it disagrees with my sensibilities (though it does), nor because I have a particular affection for Twitter (though I do). The author has a Twitter account , I’ll grant him that, but by the looks of it, doesn’t actually engage with anyone. Image: Shareski via Flickr, CC 2.0. Image: Joe Edwards via Flickr, CC 2.0. Alas, I’m getting ahead of myself.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.

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Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

» June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. assure you that not only women are interesting in generating reactions on Twitter -plenty of men do as well. Its kind of sexist really. Nevertheless, it still makes for an interesting read. Click on it to view full size.

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Two Twitter Accounts: An Update

Waxing UnLyrical

I wrote a blog post last year about my decision to keep two Twitter accounts. DMed these people with my professional Twitter information and encouraged them to keep in touch. didn’t delete my anonymous account, and I browse through it every so often (even though Twitter limits the number of tweets I have access to). Image: shawncampbell via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

On their Facebook page and Twitter account they aim to increase awareness of what they’re doing and what others are doing on their behalf. Their Flickr page and YouTube channel are used to support Food Bank activities, for example, displaying photos taken at community events. And it all started on Twitter. Check them out: Twitter. Flickr. See, it works! Facebook.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? 20 million?

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15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 11. Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 So when you send an email to a journalist, with a terse introductory note telling them to “please read the press release below,&# do you really think they will be enchanted? And O.M.G. And that was it.

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Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After using both closely, the comparison to Twitter shouldn’t even be the case. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts. But Plurk is a lot more, and Twitter still has its place. In Aaron’s case, it was a lengthy dialogue with another Twitter user that I couldn’t exactly figure out, so I direct messaged him for clarification. Which sux!

12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been participating in or moderating Twitter chats (ok, “tweetchats,&# if you must) for about a year and a half now. Last year, I wrote two posts based on questions I received about Twitter chats. The first discussed 3 questions to ask – and answer – when launching a Twitter chat , and the second talked about making the most of a Twitter chat.

Costa Coffee: Why Isn’t Twitter Brewing?

Waxing UnLyrical

What, no Twitter? A few months ago, I read a great blog post by Ray Grieselhuber on the Ginzametrics blog about Trader Joe’s, and the fact that they, a major grocery chain, didn’t have an official presence on Twitter. It seemed baffling, and Ray did an excellent job of identifying the benefits of having an official Twitter presence. And that’s it.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.

Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Social Search Articles | Main | Twitter announces #NewTwitter » September 10, 2010 Flickr Friday: The Content Grid A content marketing framework that plots type and channel across two dimensions: who should create it (a single owner or the entire staff) and how it should be distributed for maximum impact on the sales funnel.

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How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity SMM

Links to all of the company’s social media profiles (LinkedIn company page, Facebook, YouTube channel, Twitter etc.). • A search-friendly URL structure with “news&# included, e.g. news.company.com/section/pagename or company.com/news/section/pagename (where “section&# is the content type: news releases, bios, images etc.). by TomPick and guest blogger Maria Verven.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“#&# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.

Manwich: A Case Study on Social Media Listening

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. Well, recently  Gini Dietrich  invited  Lindsay Bell  to dinner via The Twitter. For example, in 24 hours Manwich had two people post photos via Instagram. I did a  Flickr search  for Manwich and got over 1,500 results! mean, they chose “Manwich” for their Twitter handle. You knew this day would come. Maybe a Manwich.

Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended. It was #journchat , one of the first, if not the first, Twitter chats created. But a Twitter chat?

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

blog archives about Services Contact Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure) by Robin Broitman Still feeling confused by Twitter Hashtags- those words that start with a # symbol that you keep seeing on Twitter? Twitter hashtags are a great tool for finding, following and participating in topical discussions relevant to you.  What the Hashtag?! Thanks.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Check it out!

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

consider my current @tamar network, though, either quite knowledgeable or clueless and inactive (as in the case of my family — I still love them but they’re not the target audience for my Twitter account , which is rather social-media focused). I’m not sure there’s much “in-between.&# I’m also something of a Twitter purist. On Twitter, not so much.