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? No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

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. As a top Digg submitter, it worked like this: at first, people noticed my heavy community involvement and my participation , and consequently, my submitted stories easily front-paged.

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts. It also allows you to share your bookmarks on other social networking sites.

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Social Media > Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content by Tamar Weinberg on October 29, 2007 Share As many of us alluded to earlier this month at SMX Social Media , viral content is king. Yet again why you are the queen of all bloggy, posty, social media-y things.

Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Social Media > Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service by Tamar Weinberg on June 18, 2008 Share This is a guest post from Samir Balwani of Internet Marketing blog Left the Box.com. They’re always heralded as the next big social media hit , the best on the web, or something killer.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A number of large web development discussion communities host contest areas, including NamePros , v7 Network , and Webmaster Talk. The software development community -- especially the open source community -- has long used "bounties" to help lure developers to certain tasks. Fixya is a question and answer community, in which people ask and answer technical support queries. social networking. social media. social news. social networks.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets by Tamar Weinberg on December 22, 2009 Share Finding productivity on Twitter, especially if you are a large company or one that manages several profiles for clients, can be quite difficult.

Social Search at LinkedIn Beats Google - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Search at LinkedIn Beats Google. Business social network LinkedIn. So it is not a surprise to me that LinkedIn is seeing easily the highest growth rate among social networking sites. They will have to fix this or risk really turning off their core community and fall into the, "oh, no, another annoying spammy tool" category. Features , Social Networks , Trends. social networking. social media. social news. social networks.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s no order to the posts; I’ve used my bookmarks and a variety of social sites and peer recommendations to create this list. Here’s how this works : In the Internet Marketing Best Posts “series,&# I take posts that are typically timeless — they’re not confined to a specific event or news occurrence — they’re valuable for the long haul in terms of Internet Marketing and creative strategy. What is the ROI for Social Media?

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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. Are You a Social Media Idiot?

13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > 13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User 13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User by Tamar Weinberg on February 15, 2007 Share I was one of the first users of Facebook back in April 2004 when it was rolled out to specific schools other than its founding community, Harvard. Facebook has its own API.

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Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking? The “Middleman” of Social Media is Your Friend The Next Evolution of Social Media… You can’t handle the truth! 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader? This morning Chris Brogan found this site with a list of 50 articles on social media. [.]

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An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. With Facebook being the social destination of choice, these pages are businesses’ lifelines. After all, this time, they’re not complaining about news feeds.

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Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? student Danah Boyd and covered by BBC News has determined that there is a “sharp division along class lines among the American teenagers flocking to the social network sites.&# It was a real private but promising social network.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder. I Need Social Media Advice… August 5, 2010 at 3:26 pm 100?????????? | ?????

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! by Tamar Weinberg on July 7, 2010 Share Over the past two years or so, social media’s increased popularity has really done something for those assuming that it’s all a “get rich quick&# opportunity. Yours are more about the social aspect.