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Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth

For my students: RSS allows you to manually (or autopost) Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc updates from a 3rd party site. RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . Adding hidden RSS feeds from Facebook (may or may not work from time to time). Facebook to RSS service  [link]. page to RSS service  [link]. Readers (Alternative).

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Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses

Geoff Livingston

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.

The Death of Google Reader: Did Email Kill the RSS Star?

Stay N' Alive

At the same time we see other "social networks" of Google's (Youtube) hitting over a billion active users. Many are even screaming that the death of Google Reader is the death of RSS and the beginning (or end?) of the death of "open". While RSS is great for B2B applications of sharing information and likely won't go away, from a consumer perspective I think email has won this battle.

Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. Almost all blogs have some form of RSS feed that syndicates their content out on the web.

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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Though niches that have more web savvy audiences like marketing or technology are more likely to be affected, this is going to impact anyone who has built up their RSS readership. Also, doing it now means you can alert them again in the future with enough of a gap to remind them without annoying people who don’t subscribe via RSS. recommend Feedly as your new RSS home.

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The End Of Blogging?

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To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. rss feed. youtube.  . Yesterday, I posted the following on Facebook's new Notes platform (btw, feel free to follow me on Facebook. you will see where this is going). for over twelve years.

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The YouTube Creator Institute

Small Business Mavericks

It’s called the YouTube Creator Institute. YouTube is hoping to make money from your content. Whether you have an idea for a small business video show or a new form of YouTube entertainment, you can learn all about camera angles, lighting, storytelling, promotion, and pick up a whole host of skills necessary for running a new media hit. About Us What’s a Maverick?

The Changing State Of Blogs

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They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds. Remember RSS feeds ? We would use independent RSS readers, web browser-based readers or email add-ons to have these pieces of content delivered to the reader, the moment that they were published by the writer. RSS readers are all but gone now (except for relics like me, who still use them in a less and less frequent way). rss feed. rss reader. youtube.  . Are blogs dead? Why is this question being debated so much lately? What is a blog?

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Get Your Own YouTube Channel | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» Get Your Own YouTube Channel YouTube presents one of the greatest marketing tools to hit the Internet in years. And what makes YouTube such a powerful marketing tool is that you can virtually have your own YouTube channel, sort of like your own TV channel – except, it’s free. So what are the benefits to having your own YouTube channel?

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules


Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. wouldn’t call these cons, but here are some things to consider when choosing an RSS feed to automatically update to your social networks. HootSuite RSS Feeds. Step 1.

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Awesome Youtube Vids for Librarians. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. RSS Mix.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Awesome Youtube Vids for Librarians. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. RSS Mix.

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We've come a long way - Disqus is Now as big as Youtube

Stay N' Alive

Just today, Disqus announced 1 billion monthly unique visitors -- yes, that''s as big as Youtube! While other bloggers are calling for the death of RSS, this puts a big dagger right in the heart in any of those claims, with Disqus seemingly at the heart of most blogs these days (and powering the comments on this blog as well). Technology social comments disqus social networks

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

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Eventually, additional features like the ability for a reader to comment on a post and the introduction of RSS (a syndication feature that would notify readers by email or web-based readers when the blogger updated or published to the blog) helped to propel the platform to the mainstream. As social media continues to expand, individuals interested in leaving a comment for a Seth Godin blog post can do so on their own Facebook page, on Twitter , on YouTube or even on their own blog. youtube. What is the true value of a comment on a blog? The conversation is everywhere.

The Value Of Blog Comments

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In the beginning God created the Blogs and the RSS. We have to remember that Blogging (and the power of RSS ) came along before it was easy (or even possible) to do the amazing things that we're doing with images, audio and video. They can respond by video on YouTube or Vimeo.and a whole lot more. youtube. And it was good. Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. It seems like there's a movement for more and more Blogs to not bother having the comments enabled. It's nothing new. dramatically.

Getting The Social Customer To Buy

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They're asking customers to subscribe to the RSS feeds of their Blogs or share their content, while the brand editors spend zero time engaging in the comments on the Blogs being created by their customers. They're asking customers to watch their videos on YouTube , but few brands are doing anything unique on the channel. youtube. Shopping is a social act. We'd like to think that it's the perfect fit for Social Media. Is it? Between us friends, I've shifted and changed my presentations on Digital Marketing in the past few months. It's true. What are brands really up to?

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Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence?

Small Business Mavericks

» Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence? nasty rumor is spreading, according to WebProNews , that YouTube is considering paying celebrities to provide video content channels. YouTube provides video content and video by its nature is much more demanding of attention than 140 characters of text. YouTube is also owned by Google and has deep pockets.

3 Tools for Social Media Listening on a Budget

Ignite Social Media

RSS Owl. If you don’t give a hoot about reporting on conversations, but want a more thorough way to collect and organize mentions, RSS Owl is one of the more-robust free options for listening. RSS Owl also provides some nice flexibility with a filter feature that allows you to only include posts that contain or match a certain condition and perform an action like deleting or labeling.

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The Infovore

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Whenever I add another RSS feed to Google Reader or follow someone interesting on Twitter , I stop to realize that it's another bite in my voracious appetite for more and more information. You will never be able to read every e-newsletter, Blog post, tweet or listen/watch every Podcast or interesting YouTube video. youtube. Human beings have an unquenchable thirst for information. not just knowledge. Why are we like this? I'm an Infovore. The truth is, there is no excuse not to self-educate at this point in history. It's not flat. It's not just stuck to a page. I'm not.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

One reason is that reader subscriptions (when via email or RSS feed) tend to grow over time as the blog establishes its voice and readership. It’s difficult to build a large social following on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ or any other such site right out of the gate. Photo credit: DIY Marketers. Like a blog, each social media account is an appreciating asset.

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Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink

SocMed Sean

Worker Smarter - Rather than spending your time surfing sites or reading tweets, have the content your really care about delivered to you using RSS feeds or through targeted Twitter lists. Featured People Social Media Workplace best practices facebook linkedin social media social networking tips Twitter YouTubeSocial media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information.

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The Art And Innovation Of Listening

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As more and more people leverage platforms like Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and blogs to publicly share their love or hate for a brand, the more complicated responding becomes for organizations of every size that are not accustomed to handling customer service issues out in the open. You can also decide how frequently you would like to be notified (including "as-it-happens") and how (via email or RSS feed). youtube. It's never been easier to hear what your consumers are saying about you behind your back. Social 2011. Innovation through data and conversation.

2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

hope you have enjoyed the social media humor and I’ll be continuing with my comics and cartoons throughout 2013 so check back or use the form on my home page to subscribe to my RSS feed and have them delivered to your Inbox. It’s that time again, time to bring all of my 2012 social media comic strips, cartoons and humorous graphics into one single post. Cheers! Or Is It?

You Have Reached The End Of This Blog

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds.

My Love Affair With Pocket

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Over the years, other services came online, Delicious got acquired by Yahoo , RSS readers (like Google Reader ) came into play and, well, things just started getting messy again. When Instapaper came out, it provided the most ideal place for me to save articles that I wanted to read, but proved less efficient for other pieces of content that I wanted to store (little pieces of data, ideas for clients, videos from YouTube to watch, concepts for a future book, column ideas for the Huffington Post or Harvard Business Review ). rss reader. youtube. It''s not. buzzfeed.

The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2010 YouTube is both a major opportunity and an interesting challenge for news sites. News organizations want to drive video impressions to their own sites but since YouTube dominates the online video world they need to have a presence there.

How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity SMM

Links to analyst (industry and/or financial) research and coverage. • A link to the company blog(s). • RSS feeds for press releases and blog posts. by TomPick and guest blogger Maria Verven. They were expensive to print and ship and awkward to lug around—for both PR people who produced them and the journalists who ended up with them. FAQs (real ones, that real media people would care about).

What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

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. Your currency is your social media VALUE.

Your 2011 Digital Marketing Reboot

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Does it have a RSS feed? What about if someone does a search for you on YouTube or asks about you on Twitter? youtube. Just how serious is your business about the digital channels? Any other year, I may have used the words "online channels" instead of "digital channels," but 2010 tilted the marketing world a whole lot more. We can't just talk about world-class websites and getting found on the search engines anymore. We also can't ignore the powering growth of Facebook. Over the holiday break, Facebook was named the most visited site in 2010. Do you own your brand online?

Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers

Adam Sherk

On a related note, if you embed Google+ posts in articles it is important to include enough additional editorial text to meet the 80 word minimum for indexation. 6) YouTube videos – Video content from YouTube is also featured within Google News. As I covered in Google News news_keywords Meta Tag: More Cons than Pros? Recommended Tool: Yoast News SEO 2.0.

2011 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

hope you have enjoyed the social media humor and I’ll be continuing with my comics and cartoons in 2012 so check back or use the form in the right column to subscribe to my RSS feed and have them delivered to your Inbox. Blogs Facebook Google+ Humor LinkedIn People Social Media Twitter Workplace YouTube cartoon comic facebook linkedin social media social networkingReally???

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How To Start A Blog In 2012

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Afterall, you can Blog on your Facebook page, you can micro-Blog with Twitter or video Blog on YouTube. While we do live in a world of RSS feeds and links tossed around via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the best Blogs are designed well. rss feed. youtube. Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now. It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new and/or different angle. How to start a Blog in 2012: Choose the right platform. Design matters. Always.

37 of the Best Facebook Page Apps for Brand Marketing


RSS Tab. RSS Tab lets you publish up to five different blogs on your Facebook page. RSS Graffiti. RSS Graffiti automatically publishes your blog RSS feeds on your Facebook Page. Check out the RSS Graffiti blog. YouTube for Fan Pages. You can also send video messages and record videos for your YouTube channel. Facebook App Suites. 1. AgoraPlus.

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8 LinkedIn Tools for Business


You can create webinars, embed YouTube videos, and upload your sales and marketing presentations, PDFs, portfolios, and conference presentations. It’s also a great replacement for the LinkedIn RSS service, which was retired late last year. LinkedIn Pulse is a visual feed that sends you news, social network updates, and RSS, magazine, and blog feeds to your smartphone.

Extra Boost of “V”: More Vloggers for your YouTube Cravings

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Jixar ‘s Flickrstream, CC 2.0 So here are six more YouTubers that I follow now and again: Natalie ( communitychannel ) Who? He loves producing skits and parodies of mainstream and YouTube culture, often with his friends involved. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Also, have you heard of YouTube Live?

The noble purpose of skateboarding dogs

The Way of the Web

Something I inherently felt about the rise and success of Youtube and On Demand video and TV seemed to click when I happened to be re-reading  59 Seconds by Professor Richard Wiseman. And that’s something which people might have missed when they often dismiss a lot of Youtube or online video content as ‘dogs on skateboards’ Broadcast news has long ended bulletins, particularly on slow news days, with the ‘cat stuck up tree’ or similar heartwarming tale of human or animal misfortune. Wait, wasn’t this about skateboarding dogs?

How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and On Demand Television Channels are enjoying staggeringly large online viewershipsevery day. YouTube offers a great free tool to track these kinds of facts and figures through its YouTube Insight feature. This is a guest post by Andy Havard. Utilizing Internet video. Driving traffic to websites. Broad Social Media Monitoring. Summary.

How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy for Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Set up a YouTube Channel. You can store your video’s on your channel and then embed them on your website using the embed codes generated by YouTube when you upload a video. Below is a YouTube Video about embedding: Search engines. When uploading your videos to YouTube, fill in all of the fields and think carefully about your keywords. But where do you start? Be creative.

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The Use of Animation in Digital Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

According to YouTube’s vice president of global content, video will soon account for 90% of Internet traffic. These animations appear on their YouTube channel in various languages as the company expands across the globe. Within a month, the video has already had over a million views on YouTube. This is a guest post by Manroop Takhar. Animation and apps go hand in hand. million.