New Flickr Brings Questions about the Visual Media Era
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
New Flickr Interface image via Geeky Gadgets Flickr will unveil its much-needed new interface today, revamping one of the oldest and still prescient social networks. Flickr’s new interface seeks [.]. Mobile Photography Reality Social Media Andrew Keen Flickr infographics Instagram jess3 media mobile Pinterest portable social network Tumblr Visual YouTubeThis significant change comes to a network that features more than 3.5 million photos uploaded everyday, and one of the most popular APIs on the Internet.
Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses
JUNE 24, 2013
YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole): Shorter video formats are increasingly desirable for mobile and tablet devices. These shifts in video consumption reveal fundamental weaknesses in YouTube’s current format.
Flickr adds Downloadable Video Sharing
The Way of the Web
OCTOBER 11, 2015
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.
YouTube, Rhetoric, Yusuf Al Khattab and Me
OCTOBER 11, 2012
Image: Vectorportal via Flickr, CC 2.0. At night, I watch YouTube. With great curiosity, I looked him up on YouTube and, as often happens, got lost in the rabbit hole of YouTube videos related to the searched subject. Why did YouTube’s market targeting dynamics think I was right for the ad? YouTube, Rhetoric, Yusuf Al Khattab and Me. I love language.
Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Upload a video about the upcoming trade show to your YouTube and Vimeo channels. Share images of your booth (and a map highlighting your booth’s location) on Flickr and your other social networks. Check to see if they are using YouTube or Vimeo and add them. Today’s guest post is by Allen Mireles. Have tradeshows become obsolete? Or do we? It’s human nature. Plan, even.
8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site
MARCH 29, 2011
YouTube Widget 4.0 : bastawhiz made it easy for anyone to include all of their favorite videos right on their blog or site without having to jump through hoops. Flickr Lightbox : Adding pictures to a website is made much easier for anyone who uses Flickr and downloads the Lightbox widget. Tools in Action. First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be. Tweet This!
Flickr Friday: The Content Grid
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
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.
Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter
JUNE 4, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee | Main | YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! » June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. Its kind of sexist really. Nevertheless, it still makes for an interesting read.
The Social Media Landscape [Infographic]
APRIL 2, 2011
Here are the best tools for attaining each of the four main goals of any online campaign: Customer communication: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr. Brand Exposure: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Tumblr. SEO: Flickr, YouTube, Digg, StumbleUpon, Tumblr. The graphic has been updated to reflect the landscape in 2011. Traffic to site: Digg, StumbleUpon.
A Tale of 2 Vatican Videos
JUNE 29, 2011
Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweet this week to launch News.va , developed by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Social Communications, aggregating content and links from Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube; along with radio, TV, print, and other media outlets. The first video shown here is the official piece from the Vatican’s YouTube channel.
Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
During the launch stage, almost all company’s focus on setting up the big four : LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter and YouTube. Depending on the business needs they may focus on Flickr , e-newsletters, blogs, SlideShare and other social media platforms. Tweet On our blog, we have several times written about how to calculate ROI of your social media campaigns. Stage 1: Launch.
Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument
MARCH 11, 2012
'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. But don’t be a troll. Prove it. Cheers!
Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More
JUNE 21, 2014
The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Cross-post between Google+ Hangouts and your normal YouTube videos — the video and any comments automatically show up in the Google+ news stream. Flickr. YouTube. Facebook users like photos.
Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne
Social Email Marketing
JUNE 26, 2011
Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTubeIn his book ‘Social Media Metrics’, Jim Sterne says: “The Internet has always been a social medium”.
Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible
DECEMBER 24, 2010
Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). After all, in just a couple of weeks, the video has made it onto CNN and its views on YouTube are climbing by the second. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ.
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
Or, at the least, take a break as I did. -- Thank you for reading Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts at AriWriter. This paragraph comprises the first words published on this blog since I asked for your opinions on blogging frequency seven days ago. Never before in the history of this blog (or, at least over the past 18 months) has a week transpired without new content. She owned her world. Those are powerful words. We use social networking sites for different reasons, but it is crucial to grasp the WHY.
YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography
MARCH 2, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business » March 02, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography A few years back, Dr. Michael Wesch, of Kansas State University,and his class decided to make the subject of their anthropology class for thesemester a study with ethnography.
Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation
JANUARY 26, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 | Main | Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle » January 26, 2010 Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation Way back in August2007, the AARP launched a YouTube video contest that asked youngergenerations to voice their concerns about aging. Please try again.
Over 100 Great Photos on Flickr
JANUARY 1, 2009
Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Over 100 Great Photos on Flickr I use Flickr as my online photo bucket. I was using ImageShack or something before but when I found Flickr, I was amazed. Some nights I spend an hour or more just surfing the Flickr highway finding new pictures. One of the reasons I love Flickr is it’s an online photo diary of people. In many of my posts, I am using pictures from people on Flickr. High quality and never a lack of content to pull from, Flickr is awesome. Leave a comment!
Getting Started With Vlogging
JULY 11, 2011
Image: BenSpark via Flickr, CC 2.0. Once you publish, review it and then head to your YouTube channel (or Vimeo…or both) to load that puppy. Four Ways to Use YouTube to Your Advantage. They have Pixability University (free resources) and an amazing video grader that evaluates your website, your YouTube channel, and your blog for optimal video use. Video Blog Posts.
Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience
JANUARY 19, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15 | Main | We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) » January 19, 2010 Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience Of the many YouTube videos I watched this past week, this is the one that deserves some special attention. This video was cleverly done. Please try again.
10 Surefire Ways For A Business To Fail At Social Media
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
photo courtesy of anitakhart on Flickr 2) Don’t allow commenting or don’t respond when comments are left – A recent, cross-industry study by socialbakers indicates that 95% of posts left on a Facebook page go unanswered. Or think about how YouTube might compliment your Facebook strategy by adding educational videos to your content. Want to fail at social media?
What's your social currency?
APRIL 4, 2011
Million users on YouTube. Maybe your clients are creative and visual so they like YouTube or Flickr better. By taracoomans – April 4, 2011 Posted in: Content , Featured , social media Photo credit: BaronBrian 97 Million people use Twitter. 640 Million on Facebook. Ever ask yourself why they are there? Hold on. Here’s the answer. What do you have to offer? Wrong.
Learning via the Social Media Game
Bare Feet Studios
JULY 25, 2011
Flickr. YouTube. Aloha HowTo Social Media #SBOSM facebook flickr foursquare instragram linkedin smcjournal smcobserver twitter ustream youtubeTomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. I’ve updated it and added 12 more “tools – and am still missing a lot of those available to us today. Listening. Skype.
Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign
The Social Media Incubator
MAY 7, 2015
photo courtesy of Flickr. Audi Ireland did release a YouTube video explaining the campaign. In the Media Online marketing Online Reputation Management Public Relations Social Media Social Media for Business Social Media News Strategic Social Media Twitter YouTube audi ireland social media campaign women driversIf a woman wants to drive… don’t stand in her way! Nice job, lady!
YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places
AUGUST 24, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer. People are calling it a Facebook killer (due to privacy concerns). Im not calling it anything until Ive spent more time with it.
YouTube Tuesday: I'm A Social Media Guru!
MAY 25, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories | Main | BP Facebook Sentiment » May 25, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru! Today's YouTube Tuesday video gave me a good laugh and reminds me of some of the things they said they were told. " Do not call this guy! Please try again.
YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer
JULY 27, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. Many have called the trailer "dark" and even "creepy." What do you think? Seriously?
10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand
DECEMBER 9, 2011
Photo courtesy of EirikSo on Flickr. Blogs Facebook LinkedIn People Social Twitter Workplace YouTube best practices Enterprise Content Management intranet jargon social media social networking terms tipsBelow is a list of 10 terms that I think social media pros use or focus on that sometimes confuse our clients. Feel free to leave a comment! Social can do both. Feel free to add them!
Are You Addicted To Empire Avenue Yet?
MAY 16, 2011
Part game, part ratings system, Empire Avenue works by allowing users to create a ticker inked to their activity on various social media profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube. Empire Avenue is a stock market simulation social network game that allows users to buy and sell shares of people and websites. InsideView Empire Avenue. The Backstory on Empire Avenue.
Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 17, 2012
YouTube was significantly less popular with just 8%, and Google+ was most important for only 1% of B2B marketers. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 955 million active users. via CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. via TechCrunch.
Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook
JULY 23, 2011
Some stay relevant as leaders in their niches — YouTube, for example — and others drop into a second tier, or worse. Other examples include: Facebook Pictures competes with Flickr. Facebook Video competes with YouTube (this feature does as well as a McRib sandwich on market share). Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance?
Without Building Relationships, This Is All A Waste.
JUNE 10, 2013
Even easier than both of those is the always-kind RT, or ReTweet, on Twitter, or Share on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Google+, just to name a few. Building Blocks Photo credit: Holger Zscheyge on Flickr, Creative Commons License. BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, NOT THINGS. Paul and Carrie are right. IT’S VERY INTIMIDATING TO ME. I admire her for sharing how she felt about all of this.
YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral!
JUNE 8, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter | Main | United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media Efforts » June 08, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Brian, the " social media guru " is back. Good for a laugh, but, again, do not call this guy! Your comment has not yet been posted.
YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?
JUNE 22, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read | Main | Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas » June 22, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? A great video that in 2 minutes shares 10 key reasons why brands should be aware of social media. Your comment has not yet been posted. Please try again.
Toyota's "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign
FEBRUARY 17, 2010
Fun idea and I had a few laughs, but (see update at the end of post) Toyota really should have included the YouTube URL at the end of the ads! They tell you "see how it unfolds on YouTube," but when I did a YouTube search for toyota sienna minivan commercial (and variations of that) I was presented with a lot of Sienna minivan commercials - none of them were what I was looking for, however.
5 April Fools’ Day & Social Media Must-Reads
APRIL 2, 2012
April Fools’ Day Classics: Top 10 Viral Pranks on YouTube. Whether it’s a gag product or a fake movie trailer, when an April Fools’ Day prank video is convincing enough, it has the potential to go viral on YouTube. Flickr’s April Fool’s Joke Gives Us A Whole New Appreciation for Megapixels. The Internet Has Killed April Fools’. April Fool’s!
The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Discover, review and curate content from blogs, news sites, Google Plus, Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, Wikipedia, or any RSS feed. Sample review: “CurationSoft enables you to curate information and discover things based on keywords from Google, Google blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr and any RSS feed.” — Maximize Social Business (Drive).
3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
As the virality map below shows, the majority of the discussion of this video stayed on YouTube but there was still significant spread to other media types, particularly on forums and on Twitter. Super Bowl ads were getting millions of views on YouTube well before the game itself. Mountain Dew’s PuppyMonkeyBaby video collected over 9 million views on YouTube. Conclusion?
9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing
MARCH 20, 2017
Flickr, and Youtube. Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post. Few people enjoy reading a wall of text. Content marketing will not work unless you engage in visual marketing. Here are a few tools to help you! Create Images. Canva. Visuals are a very important part of any content.