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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 Cards in Social Media Marketing


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.

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.

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


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 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.?

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!

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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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).

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?

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?

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Useless But Fun Twitter Tools


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

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!,

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.

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.

Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags

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.

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.

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.

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!

Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter


» 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.


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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Open Community Case Study – Food Bank


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.

Flickr Friday: The Content Grid


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.


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.

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. or (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

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.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

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.

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.

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.

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

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.

Your Media Is Controlled By A Handful Of Companies (Yes, Even The Internet)

Twist Image

To push this inequity even further, if you look at the comments in Herman's Blog post, Jon Steinberg (the President of BuzzFeed ), points to a flickr photo of another staggering statistic: 75% of all advertising spend is controlled by three advertising networks: WPP , Omnicom , Publicis and Interpublic. As Twitter 's popularity grew several years back, I noticed something that disturbed me: the trending topics were becoming the same subject matter that we might see covered on CNN or Entertainment Tonight. flickr. twitter. What happened to The Long Tail ? It was. vs… Which is Best?


Since a lot of us who are users of social media/networks have multiple online profiles across the web, for example, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr etc., Technorati Tags: , Facebook , , Flickr , Linkedin , Twitter. Flickr Linkedin TwitterTweet Recently, the new platform was launched after having kept us all waiting.

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.

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.

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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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.

Parsing Social Networks

Geoff Livingston

Facebook and Twitter are bridge networks. Twitter is more the water cooler. I can hang out and chat there. have some local friends on Twitter, but it is mostly professional. I do like my time on Twitter. These are my personal networks. I can cross post from them to Twitter and Facebook when appropriate it (but generally not). Work Networks. Bridge Networks.

No One “Consumes” Social Media

Geoff Livingston

No one goes home and says, “I think I’ll consume Facebook for three hours.&# “How about some Disqus or Quora at dinner, this is boring.&# Or, “Can I have some Flickr for that blog?&#. And stop eating so much Twitter, it’s bad for one’s diet! Rants Social Media consumption Disqus facebook Flickr media patterns Quora twitter use