What Is an API & Why Does It Matter for Social Media?

Sprout Social

Your Internet experience runs on APIs. The acronym has helped you compare the best prices for flights, allowed you to embed a map into your store’s website and seamlessly processed your credit card payments. But what is an API and why does it matter to you? What is an API?

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog. That means that people are exploring their creative skills and desiring to develop them further. There are quite a few things to consider when going down the path of starting a blog. Reasons to Go Premium.

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Every so often, a new social media platform emerges to capture our attention ( Peach ) or become part of our daily lives ( Snapchat ). Every week, people build and launch new social media tools, empowering us marketers in our day-to-day work. Imagine how jam-packed it’d be today!

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Create an Audience of People Who Spent the Most Time on Your Website

Jon Loomer

Back in May, Facebook made updates to Website Custom Audiences that gave advertisers more targeting power based on quality of website visit. That launch allowed advertisers to create audiences based on frequency of actions taken. Aggregate values: Total amount someone has spent.

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Facebook Website Custom Audience Enhancements: Hands On

Jon Loomer

It’s pretty rare that I get access to a feature before the masses. But that hasn’t been the case with the freshly announced enhancements to Facebook Website Custom Audiences. I’ve had early access to this feature, and I can report back on what I’m seeing.

How to Fight For More Social Media Resources In Your Company

Convince & Convert

Social media and the rise of self-serve content requires that we actually attempt to fulfill the decades-old promise of 1:1 marketing – winning hearts and minds a few at a time with unprecedented relevancy and transparency and humanization and speed.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Do you realize how valuable it is to monitor and track conversations online? Are you monitoring the trends related to conversations about your brand? Listening is just as important as sharing on social media Click To Tweet. You may want to track and respond.

10 of the Best Customer Data Platforms to Power Cross-Channel Marketing

Oktopost

Almost 1,500 years ago, the general and philosopher Sun Tzu wrote that the best way to win a battle is to “know your enemy.” Customers aren’t your enemy — but if you want to win the battle for their hearts, minds, and revenue, it pays to know them well.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

71% say they are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals; in fact, consumers report that social media plays almost as big a role in purchasing decisions as does television. Sample review: “If you want to do general research on Facebook Stats use Socialbakers.”

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Ple - LTCWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Jump to: navigation , search Contents. Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) refer to the aggregation of single-functionality tools which enable learners greater control over their own learning experience. Some have suggested that the principles of PLEs can be presented in a software tool (see Plex , for example), while others suggest it to be more of a concept than a particular tool. PLEs enable individual learners to build their own learning network.

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What Do We Need to Teach About Knowledge Work? | Computer Writing and Research Lab

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Skip to page top, access key T. Skip to page header, access key. Skip to main content, access key C. Skip to right column, access key R. Skip to page footer, access key F. What Do We Need to Teach About Knowledge Work? If managers try to â??lockâ??

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? To be sold.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Welcome to Social Media U. If youre googleable, you have a brand, so you should learn to control it. aggregators.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. It allows users to easily keep track of news from multiple web sites because updates are delivered directly to them. But the problem many people face is that there are so many sources of information that were trying to keep track of, weve become buried. Pipes offers an easy way to create filtered RSS feeds. aggregators.

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No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The widespread adoption of social media has caused for hordes of “experts&# to suddenly come into town assuming that they can totally own this niche. I wanted to know since I never heard of the guy. It’s kind of hard to have a relationship with 50,000 people, is it not?

Social Pros 26 – Richard Owen, Satmetrix

Convince & Convert

It’s six ingredients, top brands used to measure the revenue impact of social media.). Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. Social Pros Transcript For Your Reading Enjoyment, Thanks to Speechpad for the Transcription.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce. Crowdsourcing takes tasks traditionally done by a single person or small groups of people, and farms them out to a global workforce. The large-scale committee approach is powerful because it leans on the concept of the "wisdom of crowds" (to a certain extent) which says basically that the more input, the better the output. The site is forum-based and relies on a "design team" (pre-approved designers) to fill out its crowd.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search A Social Media Scoreboard That Works March 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Clearly, there’s no shortage of data and possible social media success metrics.

Social Pros 21 – Joe Stupp, Chipotle

Convince & Convert

Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Jay : Hey, how about that.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Dear Facebook, I’ve been your buddy since you were open to a handful of select universities and were called thefacebook.com. So you see, my complaints to you are that of someone who has been with you through and through. It felt good to be exclusive. to join.

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. It was harder for the good stories to bubble to the top even though most people who would have voted on this content endorsed the content and trusted the submitter (which isn’t exactly easy on Digg).

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This year, I present you my favorite timeless posts of 2007, complete with descriptions about each blog post (which more than quadrupled the workload for me this time around, especially because I tripled the amount of links, but I had fun!) ( Disclaimer : I’m certain that even with this list in excess of 250 links, I forgot a bunch of posts, so if you have any additional recommendations, please feel free to comment and I’ll add them!) guru, shows how to leverage Web 2.0

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. There’s lots of depth to it.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. There’s lots of depth to it.

24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog

Viper Chill

To me it’s a totally exciting experience and I can’t wait to get started. If you’re the same, it’s important to make sure your enthusiasm doesn’t lead you to launching too early and without having everything setup properly. Home What the F ?

3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website | Social Media Marketing.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website August 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The game used to be relatively simple. Should be interesting to see.

RIP 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website August 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The game used to be relatively simple. Should be interesting to see.