Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. Networks like Digg, FriendFeed, and Facebook are seeing huge growths in value, but the little guys, the ones actually providing the meat and potatoes for those operations, rarely see a nickel.

Some Social Tools You Should Know About

Direct Marketing Observations

Thanks to the folks at imediaconnection , I give you 15 social tools you should know about. NutshellMail users social network updates so they don’t have to login and check. MemoLane is a “virtual scrapbook” generated by a user’s social media history. It also allows users to search their social history across multiple networks. PinBoard is a really smart, user-centric, privacy-focused social bookmarking platform.

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Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″ On the other hand, my first ever interaction on AOL was with someone who was separated from my social network by only one degree. My first socialnetwork&# was also on AOL.

Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. You can grab the code for comments box from Facebook’s social plugin section here.

Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

By now, we all know that our own websites need to be optimized for social media integration. We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. But creating social media optimized websites at scale is another matter. Then let’s dig deeper into the inner-workings of Duda’s agency-friendly social media features. Social Media Icons.

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

By now, we all know that our own websites need to be optimized for social media integration. We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. But creating social media optimized websites at scale is another matter. Then let’s dig deeper into the inner-workings of Duda’s agency-friendly social media features. Social Media Icons.

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Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. Let’s look at this all new plug-in and what makes it vastly different from already available commenting systems like Disqus, Intense Debate etc. You can grab the code for comments box from Facebook’s social plugin section here.

Socialnomics Book Review | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Book Reviews , Social Media / Socialnomics Book Review | Subcribe via RSS Socialnomics Book Review August 30th, 2009 Posted in Book Reviews , Social Media Tweet Share I debated whether to post a book review as I experienced flashes of high school busy work, but Socialnomics is certainly relevant to my world, and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Related posts: Social Media Book Package Giveaway!

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It also reminds you that Facebook is one of their social destinations on the web, but that you might be interested in their YouTube page. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.) Also if you are not doing social media right it can actually harm your business!

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Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. A social media user might want to call people’s attention to a recent stumble, blog post, or website.

Keeping Gov 2.0 Fresh

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Keeping Gov 2.0 Web design, development, strategy and social media are as much in my blood as C-SPAN, NewsHour and WAMU.

The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? I was fortunate to have the help of James Duthie, a serial guest blogger from Online Marketing Banter , a blog on social media, marketing, and more.?

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. The article has examples of how social media worked too. In it, he offers some thought-provoking insights into what must be understood before going into social media marketing.

Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Yes, it’s all to do with social media.

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media? It’s why we can find social media blogs in the thousands. Brian Solis does this with regular status updates of everything in the social media marketing and PR universe. People love data, and they love knowing how data can be aggregated to make conclusions.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Turn the Tables on Social Media with NutshellMail | Email.

Convince & Convert

Sure, you can centralize some of your social media chores (great post by Chris Brogan), by using Tweetdeck or Seesmic. For normal humans that check social media a couple times a day, NutshellMail may become your new favorite social companion. Social Integration in an Instant One of the outstanding new add-on features of NutshellMail is their Facebook app, which enables Facebook fan page managers to easily add an email newsletter tab to the page.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Mainly, through networking.

Content farms will eat themselves

The Way of the Web

Essentially they’re creating content to respond to popular search queries to arbitrage advertising revenue (sold direct or via networks such as Google’s Adsense). Advertising – Ad networks, affiliate deals, and particularly advertising linked closely to search works, such as Google Adwords.

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 Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

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 Protecting Yourself From Social Media Lawsuits July 21st, 2010 |Written By: Indra Gardiner | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Indra Gardiner , founding partner and COO at BG Creative.

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 The Social Impact of Friendships and Lies February 9th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Do you trust me?

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The math takes time to aggregate.&# (Lesson: Stop noticing things the second that they happen.) Tagged as: digg , jay adelson , kevin rose , social media , social news { 24 trackbacks } Communications Downtime: Another Digg Revolt? Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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UNcanny Insights From UnMarketing | Book Reviews | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

His “Pull and Stay&# advice; segmenting customers into barrels; platforming; social currency, and other concepts are instantly applicable to real world marketing challenges fitting a wide variety of circumstances. I wrote a post a while ago called Social Media Excellence and a Side of Fries about the importance of people to McDonald’s) As you might expect, UnMarketing is not your typical marketing and business book.

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. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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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.

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.

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In other words, I can check someone’s Friendfeed page and get any information I want about them, including when they are actively engaged in social media activities and how much of a priority social media is to them in their online habits and information consumption.

Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | Social.

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 Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush August 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Inherently, we understand influence.

4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ | Blogging and Content.

Convince & Convert

During my 15 years of Web site strategy and usability work (before I got all social media on you) I very much tried to live by the two-click rule (discover the most common questions customers have about your business, and answer them on your site within two clicks or fewer). Social media makes it possible. The key is to create meaningful content that answers those questions, and propagate that content throughout the social Web, making a visit to your site unnecessary.

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No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! Twitter was created to be social not automated!

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook’s goal to be the social network of choice for all was a lofty one, but I gotta hand it to you, Facebook — it was a big deal, and let’s be honest here, it made lots of sense. Unless top-down social business strategy totally stinks, yes.

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Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

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 Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? Twitter is also where aggregators (e.g. Twitter is also where aggregators (e.g.