StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Brief Overview of StumbleUpon Since everyone is mostly raving about Twitter and Facebook as of late, I’m going to briefly define StumbleUpon and explain how it works. If you don’t realize what other people are submitting to StumbleUpon, don’t bother using it.

StumbleUpon Traffic to Magazine and Content Sites Down 27%

Adam Sherk

The news of layoffs at StumbleUpon reminded me that in compiling some year-end social media referral data I’d noticed that a number of sites had experienced declines in StumbleUpon traffic. Declines in StumbleUpon Traffic: 2012 vs. 2011. What Next for StumbleUpon?

StumbleUpon Channels: Which Media Brands Are Doing Well?

Adam Sherk

It has been a couple months since StumbleUpon rolled out its Channel pages for all members so I thought I’d check in and see how media brands are doing. So instead I’ll highlight some media brands that are doing well so far. Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle?

StumbleUpon and Digital PR

Proactive Report

The latest stats from StatCounter show that StumbleUpon’s recent jump to the top spot for referring social media traffic in the US was not a blip. In July when they passed Facebook they hit 43% with Facebook coming in at 38%. Follow me on StumbleUpon.

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon.

Sharing is how you build a Brand

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent BusinessWeek article featuring Tony Hsieh from Zappos – they closed with a quote from Tony “Sharing is how we build our brand.&# You need to put out a steady stream of content to build your brand. Share this on Facebook. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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Some Brand Haiku Humor

Adam Cohen

Good friend Aaron Strout had a moment of inspiration on a plane and decided to challenge a few friends to come up with Haikus about recent brand experiences. I chose three recent brand experiences (one bad, one good, and one so good it’s bad). Share this on Facebook.

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Brand Advocates vs Brand Adversaries – it’s a Very Thin Line!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It saves customers who are having an issue call them Brand Adversaries and delights them into becoming a Brand Advocate while it also provides a cost reduction ROI when it comes to the call center. Share this on Facebook. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

People often brand themselves as an expert in a field or an authority on a topic, but are careless with the way they present themselves, calling into question their expertise, and injecting doubt into the minds of potential customers. where I speak and share all things branding??

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Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Whether you’re on the Facebook home page, reading comments on a friends’ Walls, or playing your favorite Facebook game, you have probably noticed at least one advertisement running on the right hand side on the page. Share this on Facebook. Share it on StumbleUpon.

Digital PR: Finding Brand Ambassadors

Proactive Report

In the last post 10 Tips to Increase Earned Media the first tip was to find and partner with brand ambassadors. What exactly is a brand ambassador? You need to find people or groups who already love and support your brand and would be delighted to forward your message. Facebook.

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Could AT&T kill the iPhone Brand?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Could Apple’s decision to sell exclusively through AT&T be the very decision that kills there brand? My advice to Google and the brand group at Android is this – stop advertising the phone and start creating exclusive apps that only are available on the Android platform.

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An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While Facebook is introducing new developments, they are losing sight of the old issues that are mostly “broken&# or that have not yet been addressed. Dear Facebook, I’ve been your buddy since you were open to a handful of select universities and were called thefacebook.com.

Twitter Badges For Brands Who Want to Avoid Narcissism

Adam Cohen

While Facebook is mailing signs to businesses, I’m pretty sure no one is helping them understand Twitter – for free anyways. News Flash: Big Brands Can Be Social Too (6). Share this on Facebook. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans?

Idaconcpts

Online marketers are always experimenting on how to deliver the most effective messages across Twitter and Facebook. They are seeking to understand what causes their opt-in recipients to connect better with their brands. will be more likely to recommend a brand.

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Facebook Marketing: Now Available! Written on June 24, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , books , facebook 32 Comments - Leave a comment! What is Facebook Marketing About?

Build Your Brand through Social Media Consistency

Kikolani

I believe that one of the best things you can do though social media is build your brand. When you as an individual have the characteristics of a brand, you can leverage this to influence things on a large scale and better generate the impact you want.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t use a Facebook Group.

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35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Also included are a few posts from Facebook proponents, and skeptics, to help you determine if you even really need to be concerned with any of this — or if your social media marketing efforts might be best directed elsewhere. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics. How to set up a Facebook fan page that works by Direct Creative Blog. How to Better Engage Facebook Fan Page ‘Fans’ by Social Media Examiner. Facebook SEO.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. Branding & Engagement, pt.

LinkedIn for Bloggers – Branding, Authority and Traffic

Kikolani

When it comes to connecting with bloggers, I usually have no problem finding their Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, and even YouTube channels. Strengthening Your Personal Brand.

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Engagement in a process called brand evangelism is one beneficial strategy to get your brand known and to help spread your message. In a brand evangelism strategy, you’d take note of those who feel good about what you are doing: they already represent your target audience.

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation.

Is User Generated Content building a Wall between your Brand and your Customer?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Now take that same dynamic and put that in front of your brand. The dynamic I am pointing out exists for most brands today B2C and B2B brands. They quantity of conversations are growing every day about your brand (at Avaya our brand mentions have increased 5 fold in 18 months!!)

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Facebook & India

The Marketing Blog

47 pm Facebook & India Jump to Comments This is a statistical post, which collates data from various blog-posts, press-releases and news sites. The objective is to analyze the usage trends for one of the biggest sites on the Internet – Facebook and world’s second most populous country – India. India has always been a vital country for Facebook’s growth plans. Last month Facebook had announced the opening of their India office in Hyderabad.

Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

The Marketing Blog

02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least.

3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Building a People Centric Organization A Study on How Business Entities in India are Using Facebook September 7, 2010.5:43 43 pm 3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic Jump to Comments NOTE : I had recently scribbled my thoughts on Facebook Insights for India’s growing B2B marketing community www.paulwriter.com. When it comes to Facebook, the social networking platform is no different.

Will Facebook replace your B2B Marketing email system?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I want to roll the clock back a few weeks to the announcement of an initiative by Facebook called – Project Titan. Well first that means that Facebook will issue 400 Million email account – which is no small feat. This is clearly an all out war between Facebook and Google.

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Tim Ferriss Wants You To Learn More, Faster and More Efficiently

Twist Image

If that weren't enough, he is also an angel investor and advisor for companies like Facebook , Twitter , StumbleUpon , Evernote , Uber and many others. brand. facebook. stumbleupon. Episode #333 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. There are few people that fascinate me as much as Tim Ferriss.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). SEO for Facebook Pages Your Page is visible to search engines!

Facebook and India

The Marketing Blog

47 pm Facebook and India Jump to Comments Our team recently made a visual presentation which talks about ‘Facebook’ and its penetration in India. We hope you would like it If you have any questions about the presentation or running a business and wanting to explore the potential of ‘Facebook’ feel free to get in touch with us. Alltop Social Media said: Facebook and India [link] Social-Media.alltop [.]

Why your AdWords Landing Pages Should Match your Brand

Idaconcpts

Your overall landing page design should include at least a version of your general branding – if your site and brand is in navy blue then include this as part of your landing pages. Share this on Facebook. Share it on StumbleUpon.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. Branding one’s self in an online environment built on entropy and go-baby-go is difficult at best, and impossible if you forget to take your happy pills. But most people who want to develop a personal brand do. It’s a good idea to build an account on some of these sites to further extend your personal branding. Facebook and/or MySpace are useful social networks where you can build outposts (see next list).

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Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or LinkedIn Instead Want to Friend Me on Facebook? If You Insist Upon Using Facebook Let’s face it.

New Facebook Pages with Timeline Design

Kikolani

Last night, I decided to try out the New Facebook Pages with Timeline for my freelance writing page. Facebook plans to change things over on March 30th anyway, so you might as well prepare early for what’s coming, and for pages, there are lots of preparations to be made.

Facebook will surge ahead in India

The Marketing Blog

45 pm Facebook will surge ahead in India Jump to Comments I was just reading an interesting news-story, published in today’s edition of Economic times. It compares Facebook & Orkut in India. The story which quotes data from Vizisense.com , predicts that inside 7 months Facebook should be able to overtake Orkut. If you trackback to 2005-2006, you hadn’t even heard about Facebook.

Monitoring Your Company’s Brand Online with MutualMind

Bill Hartzer

Have you ever wondered what people are REALLY saying about your brand ? Imagine being able to look through the different twitter feeds and finding out what good (or bad) is being said about your brand. MutualMind helps you to find out what fans on Facebook are saying about your brand.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#. Share this on Facebook.

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When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Viral Marketing > When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean Promotional Marketing Strategy When is Brand Evangelism a Crime?

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