Nine Notable Uses for Social Bookmarking

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Webupon > Social Bookmarking. Nine Notable Uses for Social Bookmarking. Bookmarking doesnt need to be limited to tracking websites for yourself. Social bookmarking sites excel at maintaining an online grouping of websites for many purposes (e.g. Electronic bookmarking functions have been used by academics and other professionals for years as a means of sharing information and collaborating on projects. Use bookmarks as your own â??peopleâ??

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? To be sure, some agencies and companies get it, and do an effective job integrating social media and PR efforts.

7 Surefire Ways StumbleUpon Can Make You A Better Blogger

SocMed Sean

For a while now, I have been hearing stories about how other bloggers are getting great traffic results from StumbleUpon. Until recently, I just saw it as another social bookmarking tool like Digg , Delicious , or Reddit.

5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Gerald Weber , search engine optimization blogger and co-founder of SERPd. For those of you that haven’t heard, there is a new SEO, social media voting site called SERPd. We are making this a SOCIAL voting site.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you use Twitter regularly, you’d see that it wins as a social news site that provides instantaneous news — at least of that caliber. The story announcing Heath Ledger’s death was made popular with 13 minutes of submission to the social news site.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers

Kikolani

But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. Being a Part Time blogger doesn’t make you any less serious than those that blog full time.

8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

Kikolani

Many businesses hear about the advantages of social media in terms of marketing their products or services, but some forget to look at other major benefits of social media beyond finding leads or making a sale. Social Mention. Social media can be a great research tool.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. Half of all Americans are now members of at least one social network, and that figure rises to 67% for 25- to 34-year olds.

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more. Social Media.

How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Time Online: A Look at.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Time Online: A Look at Efficient Ways to Effectively Social Network When You Have Limited Time I recently posed the following question to the members of the LinkedIn Group, Social Networking & Social Media Marketing for Franchisees , “If you are not currently implementing a social media marketing program for your business, why not?

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

I have been using StumbleUpon as my social bookmarking tool this year and I wanted to share with you all of my favorite links from the past year broken into categories. Top 6 Questions You Should Ask 17 Tips For Getting Bloggers To Write About You Interview 2.0:

50 Habits of a Highly Effective Blogger " EdithYeung.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

50 Habits of a Highly Effective Blogger. I met a few celebrity bloggers like Mark Cuban, John Chow and Matt Mullenweg (founding developer of Wordpress) and attended many great sessions about blogging, podcasting, videocasting, SEO and social networking, etc. Their presentation made be stop and think and start evaluating myself as to if I am really doing everything I am supposed to as a good blogger. a highly effective blogger would â?¦.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I have been using StumbleUpon as my social bookmarking tool this year and I wanted to share with you all of my favorite links from the past year broken into categories. Top 6 Questions You Should Ask 17 Tips For Getting Bloggers To Write About You Interview 2.0:

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. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. However, these pages are not social content.

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World

ProBlogger

So you might be asking what more can be written about link building for bloggers? Bloggers have an advantage that static and retail websites don’t. This affected anyone who used article marketing as a way to build links and drive traffic to their websites, since article networks were hit the hardest , though some—like HubPages— regained their rankings in subsequent updates. Later, social networks like Digg, Last.fm, and others were affected as well.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. So, this recruiting firm is good at networking: online and in the real world. Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. By Laura Click A few months ago, I told you about the annoying social media personality disorders that will kill your ability to be successful on the social web.

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How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

But creating and maintaining a successful blog takes more than just producing helpful and original content; as social media expert Heidi Cohen recently wrote , “The most epic content will FAIL without content distribution. How I promote my new blog posts by The Social Media Hat.

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How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

Every blogger wants more traffic. The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. Social media is important. Twitter is the most productive, driving more than half of all non-blog social media visits.

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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? 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader?

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Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

It also requires an active presence and network of relationships in social media, coverage in industry press, and carefully targeted online advertising to be where your prospective buyers are looking, when they are looking.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. The best 159 social websites by Populair.

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. What your competitors are doing in social media.

How to Promote the Perfect Blog Post

Bill Hartzer

Along with Twitter , Digg , Reddit , and other social media websites , Google’s blog search can even bring in some great traffic to your blog. I prefer to add it to Mixx because mixx.com is one of the few social bookmarking websites that do not use the “nofollow&# tag.

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.?

PERTH: Social Media Training Course April 2012

Laurel Papworth

I’ll be teaching a couple of 1/2 day step by step social media course in Perth on 27th April, 2012 while I’m there for the #Media140 conference. Step by Step Social Media. You probably already know a little of Facebook, Twitter and social bookmarking.

6 Reasons Why I Like Google+

Kikolani

After using Google+ for a few weeks, I decided to share some of the reasons I like it so much, and hope that it will be an attempt at social networking by Google that will stick around for the long haul. Now it’s your turn – how do you like the Google+ network?

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50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Over the last three days, I’ve spoken to four HUGE brands in America that are considering social media for one project or another, and there are many more out there working on how these tools might integrate into their business needs.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials 12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program YESTERDAY 1. Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. Are you using social media to grow your business?

Find Out How to Increase Traffic, Engagement, and Social Shares Today

Kikolani

To teach bloggers and freelance writers how to promote your content so you can get the traffic, engagement, and social shares that you deserve. The rules were simple: to win, you had to write a great blog post and get the most comments, likes, tweets, and social shares.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can marketers make more productive use of their time on social networking sites? How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? How can you measure (or can you measure) social media ROI ?

19 Ideas That Will Inspire a Years Worth of Blog Post Topics

Rebekah Radice

Whether you’re writing for fun or a full time blogger, these 19 ideas will inspire a years worth of blog post topics. Interview other bloggers and industry influencers. A step-by step checklist of industry-related daily tasks, such as this social media checklist.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, An Interview & Gift Wrap Inspiration

Kikolani

The Blog World eBook – for those who missed Blog World Expo, check out this free ebook on one awesome blogger’s experiences. 4 ways to get traffic to your blog via LinkedIn Answers – great tips for bloggers on LinkedIn. List your blogging related jobs – a new job board for bloggers to list and find opportunities. 14 social media experts react to Facebook’s new message system – a look at how influencers feel about the change.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? Monitoring beyond social media.

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Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

Submit yourself and your sites to the following networks. I was added here as a contributor to Famous Bloggers, and my profile has already brought in some traffic, as well as connections and reviews from other awesome bloggers like Hesham, Andrew , Danny , Francisco , Julie , Meena , Arijit , and Antonia. Social Profiles. If you haven’t already, don’t forget to add your blog to your social profiles on any network you belong to.

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17 CommentLuv Enabled Blogs to Visit

Kikolani

The Home of CommentLuv – The ComLuv Network. One of the top sponsors spearheading this contest is the network behind ComLuv itself where you can download the plugin and register your site to have your latest 10 blog posts / articles available to you when commenting.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Three ranking factors that have recently taken on increased importance from Google (and will therefore likely soon become important to other search engines as well) are content quality and authority, social media links and content freshness. What’s more, blogs are a central component of web presence optimization , and the core of a productive social media strategy. Blogger , TypePad ) to fee-based systems (e.g.,

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. Don’t automatically assume they use the most popular social networks.

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It’s Not Just Pinterest RE: Copyright & Legal Issues

Kikolani

Because Pinterest is the hot topic of social media, it has come under a lot of scrutiny. Delicious is one of my favorite all time social bookmarking sites. They recently added a new feature called Stacks where you can put a bunch of bookmarks together on one page.

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). Meta description: (usually no more than 200 characters, e.g., “Webbiquity is the fusion of SEO, search marketing, social media, reputation management, content marketing and social PR to make you or your company omnipresent on the web for your unique search phrase.&# ). NGOID News Network. Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search.