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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!),

11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

People often brand themselves as an expert in a field or an authority on a topic, but are careless with the way they present themselves, calling into question their expertise, and injecting doubt into the minds of potential customers. where I speak and share all things branding??

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How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While Facebook is introducing new developments, they are losing sight of the old issues that are mostly “broken&# or that have not yet been addressed. Dear Facebook, I’ve been your buddy since you were open to a handful of select universities and were called thefacebook.com.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t use a Facebook Group.

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. and its restricted access, people had no need to use any other names on the Mark Zuckerberg-created social network.

Hook A Facebook Fan Up: They're Looking For Discounts

Firebelly

I also promised to share results from that report regarding why people become fans of businesses on Facebook in a future post. The number one reason people "fan" businesses on Facebook? Have you experimented with discounts and promotions on your Facebook page?

How Do You Socialize an Already Social Brand?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For many smaller businesses who have no real online reach or visibility, social media is a blessing that can establish the business rather easily once you connect with the right people. If you empower your customers, they can be your unofficial brand ambassadors. Humanize the Brand.

Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or LinkedIn Instead Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Facebook has its pros.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun. What do you think about using social media for business? Branding Are my profiles complete? brand name).

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old.

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips. However, without a successful plan and any adequate preparation, your social media efforts will fail. Don’t make your social media efforts half-assed. Reply Tamar Weinberg August 26, 2010 at 9:23 am 1.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As of January 2010, Craigslist boasts close to 50 million unique visitors per month, according to Compete. For me, it’s just asking, via email, Twitter, or Facebook. He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. Sadly, both are also “Facebook friends.&#

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable). Does your brand need a makeover?

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are so many blogs out there that regurgitate news, causing clutter in the blogosphere. Social media? It’s why we can find social media blogs in the thousands. Reply Tamar Weinberg February 23, 2010 at 11:03 am That’s one of the biggest ones.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. You can find a list of more than 150 social media monitoring tools here or close to 200 here , but—that can seem overwhelming.

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Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. Social media has introduced incentives to the online space, encouraging others to connect with your business. I’ve spent seventeen years in the social space. Bad news for everybody.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. Building a brand name.

How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now known as the “social media hotel&# of NYC, Roger Smith is attracting a really incredible bunch of people who have raved about the ambiance and the company’s approachability online. He explains that “Twitter allowed me to be social without having to be IRL.&#

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. If you’re looking to be included on 2010′s list, you now know what to do. The article has examples of how social media worked too. Is Social Media Overrated?

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With Internet Marketing, there are many ways to go, from affiliate marketing to SEO to social media to email marketing. Over the next few months, I received multiple invites to various groups on Facebook and messages imploring me to participate in activities in which I had no interest.

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Toyota's "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign

Firebelly

Nevertheless, I still see a lot of companies simply saying "Find us on Facebook" or "Follow us on Twitter" without providing a URL. Posted by: Mbj | February 17, 2010 at 11:01 PM Mark, I'm glad that.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Around that time, though, I noticed that TLC was promoting Foursquare as Facebook within their TV programs. I elected instead to go to their Facebook account with the hopes that perhaps my luck would be better there. What about their Facebook wall? It’s social media.

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6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

and after being a full time mom and performing various social media marketing tasks throughout, I’ve learned that there are many parallels that can be taken from parenthood that also apply to social media marketing. Your Facebook Fan page will have 0 fans.

Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Twitter is one of the largest social networking sites, featuring users from various walks of lives. Twitter has a wide range of benefits from communicating with friends and families to building a brand for your business. It is very clear that you can’t automate social media.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a few jokes going around the blogosphere right now regarding what it means to be a social media expert. In fact, I don’t think becoming a social media expert is something that people should be worried about; they should be focused on becoming expert communicators instead.

7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. Reply Tamar Weinberg January 28, 2010 at 12:08 pm Oh, absolutely, Akash. Reply Anne-Marie January 28, 2010 at 3:57 pm Thanks for the shout out for SoapQueen.TV

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

So you tweet and facebook for a living! So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). Social Media isn’t only Social Networks.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They are interested in this new “social media” thing but haven’t actually dipped their proverbial toes in the social waters yet. However, the CEO read an article in Adage, and as a result, he wants to hit social ground running. Calling attention to social profiles?

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Reply Tamar Weinberg July 1, 2010 at 9:43 am Thanks Virginia! Reply David Siteman Garland July 1, 2010 at 10:28 am Fantastically useful Tamar (and Oni). analysis 1 Cool 2 Jerk 3 Cool 4 Jerk 5 Cool Basically Reply Tamar Weinberg July 1, 2010 at 7:13 pm And what are the takeaways?

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I 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).

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz.

Free Tools for Social SEO

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Free Tools for Social SEO Plenty of bloggers are talking about the inevitable intersection of social media marketing and search engine optimization. Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search.

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StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. Brief Overview of StumbleUpon Since everyone is mostly raving about Twitter and Facebook as of late, I’m going to briefly define StumbleUpon and explain how it works.

Is Social Media Worth it for You?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media Worth it for You? Is Social Media Worth it for You? One of the most common questions in social media is – “is it worth it?”.

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now I’m going to talk a bit more about six solid foundations upon which you can build viral content and I’ll illustrate how they’re used in today’s social media. Yet again why you are the queen of all bloggy, posty, social media-y things.

Blogging Etiquette in the Face of a PR Pitch: What Miss Blogging.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They’re tasked with contacting bloggers about different initiatives, sending out story ideas and “press releases&# (hopefully with a social component, since those are preferred by many bloggers). There’s relationship building (see rule #6), influence, branding, and more.