API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. Ebay API. Amazon API. Etsy API.

Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth

As Klout takes over the world, it’s interesting to see their API (the button that updates all over the internet) showing up. API stands for Application Programming Interface – it lets you put a widget on your website that is updated every time someone updates their database. APIs are SO powerful they update external sites in real time. Klout API is brought into the dashboard to measure influence.

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Twitter: Real-Time Analytics And How It Can Help Your Business

Mindjumpers

Therefore, it is of great value that programmers can use the Twitter API. Twitter API. The way a programme or application interferes or communicates with Twitter is through an Application Programming Interface (API). Programmers use Twitter API to make applications, websites and widgets that interact with Twitter. One of the things you can do with an API as a programmer is to check Twitter updates to search for tweets that match a specific query.

How Pixlee’s E-Mail API Helps Brands Supercharge E-mails with User-Generated Content

Pixlee

Source: Example of Pixlee’s email widget in a welcome email campaign. In this article, we’ll examine how Pixlee’s email widgets work and give you insight into the technology behind the magic, along with some of the cool use cases that have been enabled for the first time thanks to our email technology. What Does it Mean for a User-Generated Content Widget to be Dynamic? Every Pixlee email widget is dynamic. How does Pixlee Customize Photos in Email Widgets?

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News Sites by Adam Sherk on April 26, 2010 There has been a lot of news and reaction around Facebook’s new additions to the Facebook Platform: Social Plugins, the Open Graph protocol and the Graph API.

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Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth

Our open technology platform is well known and Twitter APIs are already widely implemented but this is a different approach because we’ve created something incredibly simple. Rather than implementing APIs, site owners need only drop in a few lines of javascript. I’m not a hundred percent sure what @anywhere offers that current widgets don’t already offer – a Twitter created widget rather than a 3rd party developer widget created from the Twitter API.

A Closer Look At The New Radian6 Engagement Console Features

Dave Fleet

The latest version of the console allows developers to build new extensions into the console through the Engagement Console API. In fact, you can completely pare down the EC you so that it looks and feels more like a desktop widget – just content flowing in without workflow capabilities and so forth. Tweet Earlier this week I posted a review of some new features Radian6 has incorporated into its online dashboard.

2012 Google I/O - Is This the 2007 Facebook F8?

Stay N' Alive

As the first Google I/O with the Google+ Team, and a serious read/write API yet to launch, I predict we are about to see an explosion of social apps at a level we haven't seen since Facebook's F8 Conference in 2007 when they launched their platform to the world. Let's look first at the original APIs for both. Some may not be aware of this, but previous to Facebook's 2007 F8 conference, they too had an API very similar to the state of Google+'s API today.

The Simple Guide to Creating a Chatbot [ on Facebook, Website, Messenger Apps]

Oktopost

The best part is that it can link up via API to other apps that you use. To set one up, and access the WhatsApp Business API, you need to be a commercial WhatsApp user. They’ve set up a dedicated bot API specifically for this purpose. Telegram bots can also integrate with external services and run games and widgets built in HTML5. . Bots on the internet get a bad rap.

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Freebase is Shutting Down in March 2015

Bill Hartzer

Freebase has also supported developer access to the data, so before we retire it, we’ll launch a new API for entity search powered by Google’s Knowledge Graph. They will announce a transition plan for the Freebase Search API & Suggest Widget to a Knowledge Graph-based solution. According to a Google Plus post today , Freebase is shutting down, and will no longer be available after March 2015. The current Freebase data will be ported over into WikiData.

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Pros And Cons Of Translating Your Blog Posts Into Other Languages

SocMed Sean

The way I saw it, I had three options: Use Google Translate and go through the process of translating the content myself Install a Google Translate (or other service) plugin and let the Google Translate API do the translation for all of my posts in a variety of languages Hire someone to translate the post for me and publish it as a new post In the end, I decided to go with option 3 and here are some of the reasoning that led me to the decision.

Introducing Bloom: A New Way to Grow Your Email List

Kikolani

You can use the user documentation to get further instructions on where to find specific information, how to generate API keys, and other details related to your email service provider. WidgetWidgets allow you to easily place an opt-in form in your website’s sidebar or footer area. There are lots of plugins for WordPress users to help grow your email list.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. On your mobile device, Google Play offers applications ranging from games to news readers to home screen widgets. I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on.

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Expand the power of social data in your organization with Premium Analytics

Sprout Social

After performing this in-depth content analysis, you can leverage the Report Builder to create 360° campaign reports by stitching together widgets from Profile, Post and Paid Performance reports. As a social marketer, time is a precious resource that you cannot afford to waste.

4 Ways to Embed Facebook Posts and Page Features on Your Site

Sprout Social

While tricky developer solutions like oEmbed endpoints exist today, we’ll focus on Facebook embed options that don’t require as much API knowledge. Lastly, you can go the Facebook widget route by installing something like the WordPress Facebook Pagelike Widget plugin, which offers an easy way to embed your Facebook page on your site and entice visitors to like your page, too. More than two billion people use Facebook every month.

Web2.0@work: In Pursuit Of Passion

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Post: Download file. work: In Pursuit Of Passion. From: sachac , 2 months ago. work: In Pursuit Of Passion view presentation (tags: web2.0@work work web2.0 2.0 ). SlideShare Link. close. All Comments (13). Comments on Slide 1. Favorites (46) -->. Add a comment. « « Prev.

Twitter filters would increase conversational value and lower costs

Josh S Peters

Money that isn’t being well spent if people are getting no value from it and it’s causing unnecessary calls to their API and use of their service. API calls – Twitter is always worried about calls to their API because it costs them money in operational costs. This would lower API calls while increasing the value of what we did see.

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Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (4). I often write on social media revenue – how social media sites like blogs and forums and social networks monetize. One way is pretty simple – sell it! The Huffington Post just sold for $315m to AOL (America Online). How do you think AOL will make their money back from this blog?

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Twitter never ever seems to reveal numbers – members, time online, API calls, ditched accounts – so a nice big expensive report would probably sell very well. API widget economy provide a platform for Amazon to empower Twitterers to sell books to each other via API. Kinda hard in 140 tweets but hey, introduce images and embed API and we home and hosed. See here for selling through embeddable widgets on customer site, not on business page.

Like ‘em or Hate ‘em, Paypal May be the Best Checking Account Alternative for Business Banking

Stay N' Alive

I can add, just by copying simple HTML, a payment widget to my website if I want to take payments. I can integrate to payments, deposits, and more, all through a developer API. I don’t have an API to access payments. Most of you know my relationship with Paypal.

Like 'em or Hate 'em, Paypal May be the Best Checking Account Alternative for Business Banking

Stay N' Alive

I can add, just by copying simple HTML, a payment widget to my website if I want to take payments. I can integrate to payments, deposits, and more, all through a developer API. I don't have an API to access payments. Most of you know my relationship with Paypal. They sent my wife away in tears on a recent Ebay transaction, and their customer service can be horrible at times (I'm now out $230 of my own money because of it, and because supposedly they can't trust me).

eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What I like most is the combination of RSS feeds, bookmarks and widgets in one tab (section) according to a context. It took me some time to realize that it is more effective to have on one section RSS feeds from one topic, together with the relevant bookmarks and widgets, rather than having all RSS feed, all bookmarks and all widgets on separate sections. Each channel is implemented with existing components, including html and link components and widgets.

Toward a New Knowledge Society

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Stallman Slide 28: Harder Answers From the inside, you see the tubes Look for connections, interactions (or more concretely, XML and APIs) Its not a truck. Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Download not available The user has chosen not to allow download of this file.

19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog

ProBlogger

This plugin is already installed—all you need to do is enable it and get an API key. Widget Context : A custom sidebar widget. Sometimes you might need to rotate in different ads or use different widgets for various pages or posts. This guest post is by Eric Siu of Evergreen Search.

Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan

Laurel Papworth

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (12). An interesting way to calculate Return on Investment (ROI) of a Facebook Fan Page. Sorry Brand Page. and we don’t Fan brands anymore, we like, Like them. Facebook Fan Valuation Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg. What’s the value of a Facebook Fan? – a question we are asked every day. Savvy marketers continue to invest substantial sums in building a presence on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

Social Media Revenue: Huffington Post TechCrunch Valuations

Laurel Papworth

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (11). Huffington Post and TechCrunch both have high valuations ($100m+). Yes, Virginia, social media and blogs CAN make money. Will 2010 see the further rise of social media proprietors? Something that continually gets asked of me at conferences and workshops is “Where’s the Money?&#.

Knowledge Worker 2.0 - Power to the people

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. favoring the go- getters adapted (a little) from Un-Managing: Unleashing the Creative Beast in your Team Tara Hunt, GOVIS 2007 Slide 12: widgets Slide 13: understanding of what constitutes knowledge work is narrow [link] Slide 14: What does this mean for Knowledge Workers and Knowledge Management? Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |.

Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). Browse. My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Post to Twitter. Post: Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner. From: paullowe , 1 week ago. Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: elearning professional ).

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring and analysis to measure the impact from campaigns and content, social attribution to help allocate budgets, and an analytics API to connect to dashboards and reporting tools. Sample review: “A nice, easy user interface is provided by Quintly and I particularly like the dashboard approach where you can customize your own widgets. Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media.

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New Communication Tech and Work Literacy Presentation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). Browse. My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Post to Twitter. Post: New Communication Tech and Work Literacy Presentation. From: vyonkers , 4 days ago. New Communication Tech and Work Literacy Presentation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: workliteracy communication ).

Can Open Source be Helpful to Extend Apple’s Home Automation to More Devices?

Tweaklibrary

Apple’s HomeKit is the bridge between all those smart devices that aren’t directly compatible with the HomeKit APIs. Which means when you will be using the Homebridge extension, it will also work through the HomeKit bridge API network.

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Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Post: Download not available The user has chosen not to allow download of this file. If you need it badly, send a request on his/her slidespace. All Comments (1). Comments on Slide 1. Favorites (0) -->. Add a comment. « « Prev. Next » All comments.

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Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

Wordpress has plugins, but Google uses the standardized OpenSocial API , along with Google Gadgets , to provide an interface to Widgets and other features within the blog. Since writing for LouisGray.com a few years ago I've been curious about Blogger. Louis Gray used it at the time and he really swore by it. I talked to Rick Klau , Blogger's Product Manager at the time, at a BlogWorld expo a few years back and he insisted I try it.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As you can see, there are little subscribe widgets near the top of the page that allow you to choose which application to invoke to add your subscription. Google Tutor. Your how-to guide for Google with Google tutorials, tips for using Google and advice. 4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader. Written by: J. Phil on Thursday, June 26th, 2008 Posted to: RSS/Atom , Reader One comment, add yours! Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds.

iOS 15 Vs iOS 14 – Is The Update Worth It?

Tweaklibrary

New notification API for developers. Feature Less option allows you to see less of a specific place, date, holiday, or even person across featured photos in memories, Photos widget, or Library. At the WWDC 2021 , amongst several other advancements, iOS 15 was officially announced.

Awesome WordPress Plugins to Empower Your Visitors

ProBlogger

You simply install the plugin and enter your Google API Key in the Google Search Settings. If you don’t have an API Key, it’s free and easy to get one. Instead of signing up for an API Key, visit Google Search and create your own custom search engine by walking through the steps. This awesome plugin takes only minutes to implement using template tags and/or widgets. This guest post is by Jeff Starr, co-author of the book Digging into WordPress.

10 Killer Tips You Must Know When Using Aweber

Kikolani

You simply insert it where you need it: If you want to put it on your side bar and you are using Wordpress, go to your Widgets and create a Text Box and just drop it in. Editor’s note: Also a little something to consider for WordPress users – Aweber has recently announced access to their API as well as a WordPress plugin. This is a guest post by Farnoosh Brock , an amazingly inspiration blogger at Prolific Living , a blog about smart habits for rich living.

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Blogging Between Hot Flashes

Almost Savvy

Suddenly, I’m inundated with new terminology: ftp, html coding, ajax, api keys and plugins. WordPress is a great example, with so many themes that you don’t have to learn css; tracking built in, so you don’t have to rely on offsite tracking scripts; and plugins, so you don’t have to hand code widgets.

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Blogging Between Hot Flashes

Almost Savvy

Suddenly, I’m inundated with new terminology: ftp, html coding, ajax, api keys and plugins. WordPress is a great example, with so many themes that you don’t have to learn css; tracking built in, so you don’t have to rely on offsite tracking scripts; and plugins, so you don’t have to hand code widgets.

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Let’s say I am a competitor of the guy behind the blue widget factory (@BlueWidgets) because I own red widgets. This specifically is a Twitter API limitation.