24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Many of this year’s best posts about Google’s newest social platform were written early in the year. And will Google+ end Facebook’s domination of social networking—or will it “break the Internet”? ” 6 Steps to Getting Started With Google+ by Social Media Examiner. 3 reasons Google+ is not a social network by iMedia Connection.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? This is where social media tools can help. Not only do these increase the efficiency of your social media efforts, using a combination of the best tools often results in higher returns from social media. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about. This is currently the social media love of my life.

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Social Media Optimization 3 Steps to Tweeting with a Purpose

Convince & Convert

Social media optimization gives you the ability to not waste bullets. As Charlene Li said – and I routinely steal this line – “social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s different expensive.&#. Smart companies are using social media optimization and social media marketing software to add some clarity to the value of their behavior on the social Web. Getting smarter at social analytics requires three things: 1.

Best of Social Media on Kikolani in 2009

Kikolani

In conjunction with the best of blogging articles for 2009, here are the top social media articles on Kikolani this year. General Social Media. 2010 Social Media Wishlist for New Features on Facebook, StumbleUpon, and Twitter. SEO and Social Media. How to Make Social Promotion Easy. 9 Ways to Use Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Vacation Proofing Blogs & Social Networks. Social Media Resources.

9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools | Subcribe via RSS 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools January 12th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share I absolutely love it when I find incredible tools online that help enable your productivity, efficiency & marketability.

Creating Shareable Visuals is Easy with these 7 Online Design Tools

Visually SM

Adding visuals is key to beefing up impact and engagement – be it in a blog post, social media post or email. Although users can edit and create social media images free of charge, one can upgrade to Royale for added effects, fonts, and textures. Social Media Tools

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Driving Your Social Media Marketing Campaigns Future with Competitive Insights

Buzzlogix

Not only is it important to monitor the competition in terms of products and services, it’s also vital to know what your competition is doing in the world of social media. By understanding what is working for the competition, you can gain greater insight into what you should be doing to drive your own brand’s social media marketing campaigns. One of the goals of social media marketing is to get your audience to share your content.

Creating Shareable Visuals is Easy with these 7 Online Design Tools

Visually SM

Adding visuals is key to beefing up impact and engagement – be it in a blog post, social media post or email. Although users can edit and create social media images free of charge, one can upgrade to Royale for added effects, fonts, and textures. Once an image has been created, users can download it or easily share it on social media. Social Media ToolsWant to know the best online design tools?

Creating Shareable Visuals is Easy with these 7 Online Design Tools

Visually SM

Adding visuals is key to beefing up impact and engagement – be it in a blog post, social media post or email. Although users can edit and create social media images free of charge, one can upgrade to Royale for added effects, fonts, and textures. Once an image has been created, users can download it or easily share it on social media. Social Media ToolsWant to know the best online design tools?

10 social links you need to bookmark

Direct Marketing Observations

Find out how visible it is on the social web- How Sociable. 2) Always wondered about the “other&# social sites that might be out there? Well here’s a list of a 101 social media websites. 3) Quix is an extensible bookmarklet, that allows you to easily access all your bookmarks and bookmarklets, across all your browsers, while maintaining them in only one spot. But nevertheless, he tweeted out this List of Social Media KPI’s on Flickr.

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Top 7 Social Media Management Tools of 2018

Socialmedia.biz

In today’s fast-paced, technologically advancing world, it’s a no-brainer that the social media sector is growing faster than the Internet itself. However, marketing on social media goes beyond just publishing content. In order to help you streamline your workflow, here is a list of 7 social media management tools that you should give a whirl in 2018: HootSuite. Sprout Social.

Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way

Jason Yormark

For quite some time Tweetdeck was my preferred choice when it came to social media management software. Combined with the Hootlet bookmarklet , it’s a great system. Related posts: 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. Social Media SoftwareI’ve typically chosen software based solutions over web based ones for speed and performance when it comes to high touch computing.

5 People Focused Social and Data Tools You Should Be Using

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you don’t know what Rapportive is, I’ll tell you here: Rapportive was (past tense) an excellent plugin that worked with Gmail and Chrome or Firefox to learn all social media associations with an email address. It was an internal social CRM of sorts. LinkedIn’s objectives to turn Rapportive into a tool for LinkedIn intelligence rids Rapportive of what it was truly useful for: to learn all social networks an email address and person was associated with.

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Is Your Website Pinterest Friendly?

Janet Fouts

Often when pinning an image from a website the Pinterest bookmarklet will grab the meta tags for the page instead of the description of the image. Download the Pinterest Bookmarklet from the goodies page and try it out on your own site. social business Social Media Tips and Tricks Pinterest is huge , there’s no denying it , and it’s a great traffic driver to your website whether for products or information.

Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool

Kikolani

The simplest way to schedule tweets in HootSuite is by using the bookmarklet which you can find in your HootSuite dashboard when you hover over the Tools menu. Then you’ll see a popup allowing you to choose the social profile to share it with along with the option to send the tweet now or schedule it for later using the calendar. If the bookmarklet isn’t enough, you can also use Buffer directly in Twitter using the Chrome extension.

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February’s Featured Resource: Amplify.com

Harp Interactive

Being prolific in social media, I am always on the prowl for useful tools, resources and social media platforms to expedite the time involved in producing and sharing relevant content across the social universe. A Unique Social Community. Amplify is also a social media platform. Like most social media platforms, you can create a profile, follow sources, view your newsfeed from those sources, recommend clips, comment and share.

13 Tools That Can Make Your Social Media Marketing Much Easier

SocialFish

The truth of the matter is that social media has transformed the way we do business and market our products. Social media has long ceased to be identified as just a hub where people connect and socialize with their friends or family members. The way business/companies market their products and services has been one area where social media has managed to transform. One thing with social media is that it is a very dynamic field.

Need a little Social Discipline?

Janet Fouts

I follow almost 4,000 people on Twitter , over 1500 on Linkedin , and more on Facebook , Google+ , blogs , forums, a zillion social networks, wikis and more. Here’s the big deep dark secret about using social media for business; you’ve got to have discipline. People tell me 5-6 times a day that they can’t make time for social media. Are they truly interesting or after you as a notch on their social media bedpost?

Smart PR People are Using SmartTags

Proactive Report

Smart Tags are now being used in many other ways: one is QR (Quick Response) codes and they’re proving to be really useful in social media monitoring. Adding Smart Tags to the data and then filtering the conversations based on your tags can help you decipher the trends, sentiment and competitive intelligence you need to plan your content and social media activities. Social Media Marketing Tips Social Media Strategy dashboard monitoring.

5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community

Kikolani

For those of you that haven’t heard, there is a new SEO, social media voting site called SERPd. In this new community, you can submit your quality content related to SEO, social media, and blogging, as well as discuss and vote on other quality content. It’s currently the only “social voting” site on the web that caters to the SEO, social media, and blogging industry. We are making this a SOCIAL voting site.

Hubspot 3 launches

Janet Fouts

Social media publishing. With the social media publishing tool you can view blog posts, landing pages and calls to action in a visual browser right in the tool. This allows you to easily promote them on your chosen social networks and schedule them to post at a particular time. There’s also a bookmarklet, so you can post to your social networks from your browser on the fly. Is your social media outreach really generating direct leads?

Why Facebook Button Counts are Wrong

Ari Herzog

Kevin Sablan is responsible for the reality check of how many shares and likes were on the page, for he created a browser bookmarklet called RealShare which you can read about and watch a video how to install it on your favorite web browser. Social Media Case Study: Qdoba.

Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

Kikolani

Geolocation is the latest craze in the social media world and your blog or business should cash in on it immediately. 8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media. 25 Social Bookmarking & Link Sharing Browser Bookmarklets. Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks. Social MediaThis is a guest post by Lorna Li , Founder & Editor in Chief of Green Marketing TV.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. HubSpot has noted Twitter has more than 300 million active monthly users, and “accounts for 16% of referrals to longer articles from social sites and 14% for shorter news articles.” Showcase reviews: Buffer Social, BuzzBlogger, Cent Muruganandam, Social Media Explorer. ” — Buffer Social.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. It’s a great way to capture the buzz from the show floor after a tradeshow, event or conference.” — Maximize Social Business (Drive). Showcase reviews: ArCompany, Maximize Social Business (Grow), PR Daily, Shift Communications.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Mean Kitty

Kikolani

30 SEO bookmarklets to save you time. Social Media. 23 reasons you should not fear social media. Google Buzz makes Gmail social. 6 powerful social media persuasion techniques. Articles featured in the resources come primarily from people I interact with in the comments, and on the social networks. Look What You’ve Missed: The Fetching Friday archives – tons of useful resources on blogging, social networking, and more.

Social Networking, Bookmarking, and Sharing

Kikolani

One of my commenters last week asked about the difference between social bookmarking and social networking sites. I think of social networking sites as ones where you can communicate directly with other members, where as social bookmarking sites are ones that you can add bookmarks to be shared with other members without as much direct communication. Social Networking Features. Social Bookmarking Features. Social Networking Features.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

Your readers are essentially your customers, and since it is important for businesses to use social media as a listening tool to listen to their customers, so should bloggers use social media to listen to their readers. social media ? Another great use of social media is reputation management. RSS Updates to Social Networks in HootSuite. Other Social Network Options.

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet | Main. In fact, I recently completed the transition a 100% media green state. The first is to grab this bookmarklet and start capturing stuff you find in the wilds of the web and stuffing it into your private room. Btw, it was great meeting you ip at the social media immersion. Social Commerce.

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

This is where you will set the timeframes during which you want to post to the social profiles and pages you have connected to your account. Finally, you will go to My Account > Browser Extensions to download the browser extensions for Chrome or Safari, or grab the Viraltag bookmarklet for easy sharing to your Viraltag account throughout the web. Now, you’re all set to start sharing visual content to your social profiles and pages. on your social accounts.

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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?

Google PageRank Update – Internal Pages and Top Content Analysis

Kikolani

Social Media for Non-Profits. Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Social Media Browser Bookmarklets. Instead, focus on creating the kinds of posts that provide the most value to your readers, attracting all of the traffic and social reactions as possible, as those are the factors that truly a blog successful.

A Month With BufferApp

ProBlogger

A service like BufferApp can be very useful in the strategies of bloggers and online marketers who are looking to leverage the social power of Twitter to share information. The great thing about it is how easy it makes queuing up a list of tweets that can potentially reach more people with similar interests to you—which can, at the very least, increase your Twitter reach, drive traffic, and raise your social influence. to expand social influence. Social Media

LinkedIn Etiquette Fails: 7 Mistakes That Will Make You Look Unprofessional

Hootsuite

Here’s a list of seven common (and not-so-common) LinkedIn mistakes that make citizens of this social network look unprofessional. During the week… When you read something interesting and worth sharing, click the Instapaper bookmarklet to save the post in your Instapaper list. The post LinkedIn Etiquette Fails: 7 Mistakes That Will Make You Look Unprofessional appeared first on Hootsuite Social Media Management. Skills Social Strategy

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kittywood Studios

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Some nifty SEO bookmarklets to make you more efficient – use these handy tools to save time with your SEO efforts. Social Media / Social Networking. 100 things you need to know about social media – great collection of posts on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and more!

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Recommending others…

The Way of the Web

I’m pretty good at sharing content and recommendations via social media, and it’s really second nature to tweet a good blog post or +1 a presentation. Yet I’ve been increasingly neglecting the same role on my blog, and although I can come up with a couple of explanations (I keep forgetting the PressThis bookmarklet, I feel obliged to write lengthy explanations/counterarguments when I share), they’re not very good ones.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Giveaway Winner

Kikolani

A look at whether numbers really matter when it comes to the size of your blog community or social following, and how engaging with a smaller group is better. What social signals do Google and Bing really count? Social Media / Social Networking. 6 essential steps for executing your social media strategy – simple yet required steps for any social media marketing plan. Blogging Tips, social media advice and video tutorials.

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5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic

ProBlogger

We may hear unspecified suggestions, such as: “be active on social networks” or “partner with other blogs” If you are attempting to launch a new blog it is likely to prove difficult and frustrating putting these things into practice, and all too often with limited success if not implemented properly. Automate Your Social Network Sharing. To simplify this process, we have been using a free WordPress add-on called NextScripts Social Network Auto-Poster.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Everything you ever need to know about Twitter I recently wrote about Twitter saying “Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send “updates” (or “tweets”; text-based posts, up to 140 characters long) to the Twitter website, via short message service [SMS], instant messaging, or a third-party application such as Twitterrific.&# How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

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Minimalist Internet Marketing: My Personal Guide

Viper Chill

As an alternative, trying using the shortcut keys (Right click on a bookmarklet >> Properties) which, when pressed after CTRL+L (CMD + L on Mac), will load a specific website. With a quick shortcut keyboard I can easily share a page on tons of social networks, find out about its history and backlink data, and a lot of other nifty insights. Glen Reply André says: January 25, 2010 at 9:48 pm Quix is very cool especially the bookmarklets! Home What the F ?