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How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. So assuming you don’t want to move from Posterous to another third party service like WordPress.com, Tumblr etc, what do you need to do? Blogging technology importing posterous self-hosted wordpress

IMPORTANT: what’s in store for associationTECH now Posterous is going to die?

SocialFish

You may have heard that  Twitter has bought Posterous , the platform the blog is on right now. Today we are welcoming a very talented group from Posterous to Twitter. Posterous engineers, product managers and others will join our teams working on several key initiatives that will make Twitter even better. Posterous Spaces will remain up and running without disruption.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Debate is good.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Debate is good.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 ” Both companies earn significantly less mobile revenue than those with more established mobile platforms, like Google and Pandora. According to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, on most days Twitter generates more ad revenue from users on mobile devices than those viewing Twitter.com (eMarketer).  In comparison, eMarketer estimates that Facebook earns over 60% of revenue largely from ads that appear on the right side of the site when viewed via desktop computer – these ads don’t appear on the social networking giant’s mobile platform.

How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. So assuming you don’t want to move from Posterous to another third party service like WordPress.com, Tumblr etc, what do you need to do? You now have 2 options for getting your content into your new site – one doesn’t require a Posterous export, but we’ll cover it anyway as it’s good practice to always keep a secure backup on your computer or an external hard drive.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Debate is good.

Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Here’s the breakdown per platform: Tumblr dominated, used regularly by 61% of teens and 57% of young adults surveyed. Snapchat (the newest of the platforms) earned 13% of teens and just 4% of young adults.

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Social Networking Stats: 25 Million LinkedIn Profile Pages Viewed Daily, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. ”  Along with these updates – which include new photo, biography, editing and sharing options – came some statistics about the social networking platform: LinkedIn adds 175,000 profiles per day. The new updates particularly encourage LinkedIn users to share content from the platform, reports AdWeek. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. The deadline for seeing archived tweets may not be certain, but these statistics offer a pretty good look at how the platform has grown: Twitter sends one billion tweets every 2.5 the platform has grown to 500 million users sending over 350 million tweets per day. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook.

What the Elimination of Facebook’s 20% Text Rule Really Means

Ignite Social Media

On June 8, Facebook eliminated a long-standing rule that prevented ads with more than 20% text to run through their platform. Keep in mind, the following examples are exceptions to the policy: Movie posters. Posters for concerts/music festivals, comedy shows or sporting events. Community Managers and Social Media Buyers around the world rejoiced! Then we read the fine print….

Social Networking Stats: 42% of Those With Foursquare App Are Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. That’s true of any platform. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via  TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 400 million users. via  Yahoo. Renren: over 170 million users. via  iResearch iUser Tracker. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. via  LinkedIn. Google Plus: 100 million monthly active users. via  Google. Tumblr: 83 million blogs. via  Tumblr. via  TechCrunch.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. ” In March, Twitter will celebrate its seventh birthday – will the platform be able to sustain this growth rate? The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. This week, LinkedIn announced that the social networking platform now has over 200 million users, in 200 countries and 19 languages around the world. The platform hit 100 million users in March 2011 ( Adweek ), and now has doubled that number in less than two years. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. Facebook drives more revenue from ticket sales than any other platform, with dollars per share increasing 65%, from $2.52 to $4.15. LinkedIn – France had impressively high dollars per share on this platform with $12.56, followed by a huge gap before second place the Netherlands ($3.33) and third place Italy ($3.21).

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Tops Twitter In Daily Mobile Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. Instagram users spent 257 minutes (on average) accessing the mobile photo-sharing platform, while Twitter users averaged only 170 minutes viewing the micro-blogging platform. When comparing the two platforms, it makes sense that Instagram users would spend more time on the site. via  CNET. via  Twopcharts.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 So while Twitter is used just as often as LinkedIn and Facebook, it’s considered less important – by B2B marketers – than the other two platforms. What obstacles is your company facing in terms of social media adoption, and which social media platform is key for your social outreach? The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week.

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Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 Since we launched Instagram in October 2010, we’ve expanded from one platform to two, bringing Instagram to Android users as well as iOS users.” The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 955 million active users. via  CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 576 million active users. via  TechCrunch. via  CNET.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 Each site had to have the social sharing buttons for all four platforms. Our findings clearly show a gulf between Google+ user numbers and their willingness to share online content, particularly when compared to rival platforms such as Facebook and Twitter,” said Umpf’s Jon Priestley. Is The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week.

The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger

SocialFish

OPEN VS. CLOSED (You describe above that Avectra/Abila chose to shut down MemberFuse’s integrations & ability to integrate with other platforms. Small World Labs has been the most open online community platform in the industry. The beauty of the Internet is… now it’s out there for posterity’s sake. From Michael Wilson: Hey Ben, thanks for covering the news. Michael Wilson.

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Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. With over 80 million blogs and tens of millions of users ( GigaOM ), the platform has grown popular for sharing pictures, stories and memes without losing its “intimate, community feel.” And judging by the platform’s growth, it seems to be working. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via  TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. On Monday,  Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley also had big news: the geo-location platform now boasts 25 million users, 5 million check-ins a day and 1 million registered merchants, reported  SmartBlog on Social Media. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via  TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users. via  China Daily. via  LinkedIn.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via  Posterous. This accelerated pace of innovation is fundamental to our goal of driving greater engagement on the LinkedIn platform.” The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via  TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users. via  China Daily. Renren: over 170 million users. via  iResearch iUser Tracker. LinkedIn: 187 million active users. via  LinkedIn. via  Google.

What’s Next for Tumblr?

Direct Marketing Observations

Tumblr users are passionate and are worried about what will happen to their platform. There’s the doomed from the start version that never gets the funding it needs or just may be a good idea poorly executed and then there’s the Flickr, Posterous, Instagram, Tumblr variety. Let’s take a look at some of the more creative responses.  .  .  . How about Facebook?

Why Tumblr Might Be The Perfect Vehicle For Your Brand

Small Business Mavericks

Aside from the fact that web properties like Geocities and Posterous have been cut off from the World Wide Web – and it could happen to Tumblr too – Tumblr might actually be a good way to help you attract new readers for your blog and new customers for your business. Here are the three big benefits to using Tumblr: It’s a good SEO tool – The Tumblr platform is great for search engine optimization. It’s also a social platform. There are three huge benefits to using the service, according to Search Engine Journal. But that’s not all.

As Tumblr Changes From Platform To Network

openmode.ca

Posterous Open Mode Open Ideas, Modal Soul « Back to blog Viewed times Favorited 1 times Fans of this post Kirstin Marquardt Filed under Blogging Posterous Tumblr September 28, 2010 As Tumblr Changes From Platform To Network Edit Delete Autopost One neat thing about Tumblr is that more than any other blogging platform, it seems to be shifting in the way people use it and it’s becoming more like a network for producing content, sharing content, consuming content, and for forming connections with the other people. It’s a good platform with a high growth rate.

8 Ways to Get More Pinterest Followers

Pamorama

have made a purchase based on Pinterest recommendations, and the average order placed by users of the platform is $179 — compare that to $80 for Facebook and $69 for Twitter, and you can see why it’s important to get more Pinterest followers. Pinterest is a visual platform, so pinning high-quality images is vital. Use other social media platforms. Why you need Pinterest.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations

SocialFish

Simply put, crowdsourcing is a set of principles, processes and platforms to get things done and includes putting out an open call to a group and managing the responses and output. Another site, Givezooks! , has a Social Fundraising platform specifically for nonprofits. Keep in mind that crowdsourcing through platforms like Facebook Causes don’t have to involve raising funds.

Storify Your Stories…Or Maybe Don’t

Firebelly

With Storify, a multimedia reporting tool, you’re able to search various social media platforms from one place, quickly dragging and dropping them into your story. Between Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and all their various incarnations there’s a growing number of social media outlets to utilize for bloggers as well as professional and amateur journalists alike. uphill. both ways.

Not a Full-Length Book? Write a Kindle Single Instead

Debbie Weil

Beware: a book topic defines your speaking platform. When you write a book, particularly for business reasons, that book becomes your platform. happen to be a "poster girl" of sorts for the former. At least for me. Here’s why. Ageism is alive and well. As I said in a recent post, ageism is rampant in today’s society. And yet I don’t feel old.

Cinime Lets Moviegoers Connect Little Screen To Big Screen

The Realtime Report

The second screen platform, designed by Phonix, recognizes time, location, image, and even sound; this helps the app decide which content to send to users during the movie, and when to send it. Before taking a seat, users can scan posters in the lobby and potentially receive rewards based on the frequency of their visits to specific theaters. Have you tried Cinime yet?

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3 Creative Tools For Power Twitter Users

TwiTip

Posting Photos To Twitter With No Ads – Posterous. Posterous you say? thought that was a blogging platform? Fear not, I mentioned that these would be creative tools, so read on to find out more about how to implement Posterous. Posterous, however, has a position in the photo sharing market that makes it truly the best option for sharing photos are Twitter, one that offers numerous advantages to you as a user and blogger. Posterous offers the option to upload multiple photos at once and have them automatically appear in a very sleek slide show display.

The evolution of social tools

SocialFish

In this Forbes article about Posterous , we see the blogging platform (upon which associationTECH lives) narrowing its focus on to private photo sharing. Start-up Posterous, best known for its simple blogging service via email, has revamped the company around a new product called Posterous Spaces. That’s why we created the simplest model possible.”. Humanize

Switching to Impulse: Social Media Gets Faster

Socialized

And the iPhone 3GS and Posterous represent the latest advances in real time communications. Posting an image or video in near realtime is the online equivalent of saying, “hey, there’s an awesome Dodge Charger outside of Starbucks.&# The longer it takes me to share that information, the less interesting it becomes. I’ve already talked about Posterous which is an amazing tool that lets you post almost any kind of file to almost any social network, blog, etc simply by emailing it to your unique Posterous address. Social media just got faster.

#AFFILIATEFORBUSINESS 6 IDEAS Excellent Marketing Resources For Start - Ups, Freelancers, Self - Employed, Small Businesses, Writers, Creative People, SEOs, Technical People, Professionals, NGOs, And Many More

Social Media Network Marketing

First Thing First, You Need To Be On This Social Media Platform. TSU is perhaps the only Network Platform where people within the Network are actually emphasizing on Original Content. If you have information and knowledge on a specific topic then go ahead and write on this Social Media Platform. To get honest and constructive feedback from professional posters and their audiences. It does not matter who and what you do. You can be a multinational giant, a small business, a self owned shop or freelancer. BookMark these. Million Users! 2. They DO THE REST! Interesting?

Gamification: Much Less Scary Than What’s Under the Bed

SocialFish

Gamification is just as much about game-thinking as it is a platform. You do not have to have a true gamification platform to use game mechanics and thinking at your association. You may already have top poster (and other most-active descriptors) reports. Here’s the latest post in our “INDUSTRY INSIDERS” column. Every Monday, we’ll be bringing you the inside scoop from several awesome association technology vendors and consultants who will share the insights they have gleaned from years of working in our association industry. What is that frequency?

[Interview] How WHO’s ‘Twitter First’ Strategy Amplifies Communication In Real-Time

Audiense

million people across different platforms by the end of May 2016. It has a unique value, where you can reach people in real-time and also get their feedback in real-time – which isn’t the case with other means of communications like a press release or a poster etc. With presence on over 11 different social media networks, WHO is followed by over 7.1 Stay tuned!

12 Steps to Producing a Podcast

Convince & Convert

We only work with sponsors I believe in personally, which is why all of our current partners are either platforms we use at Convince & Convert and/or consulting clients. 7. Once the episode is edited, it as added to our hosting platforms. Stephanie is also sending via FedEx the finished, giant poster of the episode’s visual notes to each Content Pros guest.

Social Media isn'ta Prerequisite for Open Government

Social Media Strategery

Open Government/Government 2.0 is about more than wikis, open data , Twitter , Web 2.0, or social media—it is about the strategic use of technology to transform our government into a platform that is participatory, collaborative, and transparent. Blogroll Andrea DiMaio Andrew Wilson's Posterous BlogWrite for CEOs Business As I See It Buzz Bin Chris Brogan Clay Shirky Common Craft Corporate Hallucinations Digiphile Dion Hinchcliffe DorobekINSIDER Enterprise 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof. support strongly always!

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Scott Fiaschetti reviews seven tools for social media monitoring and management, ranging from relatively simple and inexpensive ( uberVu ) to more sophisticated offerings like Adaptly , “a platform for execution and optimization of social campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon, and YouTube. What’s the best time of day to post updates on Twitter or Facebook?

The Ultimate Toolkit for the Professional Content Marketer

Kikolani

Some of them will be inappropriate for your audience or the platform you are using, but out of 600 you will find a bunch that you like, and many that you can re-work just a bit. Canva is an all-in-one tool that you use to create almost any type of visual – slides, posters, videos, photo editing, and more. Content marketers have to wear many “hats.” Identifying Your Audience. Topics.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Her Connect the Docs blog—frequently featured on the B2B Marketing Zone —is a platform for her own thought leadership content as well as frequently solicited insights from other B2B bloggers. Connie is the Community Strategist for the Alterian (formerly Techrigy) SM2 social media monitoring platform. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. Jennifer Aaker.

What is the best blog platform for my wife?

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading What is the best blog platform for my wife? Personally I use WordPress, Posterous and tumblr. Written on September 13, 2010 by Espo in Life , Random As many of you know, I am married, but what you probably don’t know is that the lovely Mrs. Espo is the editor in chief of this blog. Should be easy right? Thanks!