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Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And therefore, I implore you: to anyone looking to potentially buy Digg, just don’t. A good company leader would actually recognize that a social news network implies that there are participants involved and that the users are the most important part of the service.

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Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Social media is the new game in town. Does social media convert?

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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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun. What do you think about using social media for business? Custom landing pages can increase your social media efforts.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They are interested in this new “social media” thing but haven’t actually dipped their proverbial toes in the social waters yet. However, the CEO read an article in Adage, and as a result, he wants to hit social ground running. Calling attention to social profiles?

Is Social Media Worth it for You?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media Worth it for You? Is Social Media Worth it for You? One of the most common questions in social media is – “is it worth it?”.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable).

How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now known as the “social media hotel&# of NYC, Roger Smith is attracting a really incredible bunch of people who have raved about the ambiance and the company’s approachability online. He explains that “Twitter allowed me to be social without having to be IRL.&#

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Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, I’m going to say kudos to Apple for trying involve themselves in the world of social media. Social media is exactly that: “social.&# If you’re going to dive in the social media world, you need to understand what it means to be “social.&#

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How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Founded by four ex-Googlers, FriendFeed allows you to subscribe to your friends’ updates across 35 social networks and to stay up to date with the content they’re discovering and sharing across the web. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By trying to make Digg more social, it really became less social. What happened to a simple news site? As Tamar pointed out, it’s a social news site, not a network and I could care less about how often profiles are updated. social networking site.

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Andrew Sutherland, 17 Year Old Creator of Quizlet » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I remember taking classes, buying flashcards , and doing whatever it took to have a decent understanding of large words to score well on the SAT. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It also reminds you that Facebook is one of their social destinations on the web, but that you might be interested in their YouTube page. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.) Buy something, get something. This is basic News Feed Optimization.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. The article has examples of how social media worked too. In it, he offers some thought-provoking insights into what must be understood before going into social media marketing.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. If you’re looking at buying a product or utilizing a service, chances are you’re looking for the sentiment about that product or service as well. That’s why social media is important. Great content, #2, works across the board for social media. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us. Social media is here to stay.

A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Truthfully, I understand the reasoning behind separating videos and podcasts from news: videos and podcasts require more attention whereas many news stories already include pictures and adding an images section can be construed by some as redundancy. Are you submitting a news story?

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Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor.

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.?

6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

and after being a full time mom and performing various social media marketing tasks throughout, I’ve learned that there are many parallels that can be taken from parenthood that also apply to social media marketing. That’s not really convincing social proof.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee.

Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny?

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Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That’s why our contextual algorithm was developed to actually read your content for meaning not just scan for keywords like other In-Text ad networks do. Tia is one of my icons with regards to social media and sheer “work ethic&#.

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With Internet Marketing, there are many ways to go, from affiliate marketing to SEO to social media to email marketing. All social media etiquette rules were not heeded to. For me, that’s social media marketing. comprehensive social media marketing training there is.

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? They love ideas and news.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. Social media has introduced incentives to the online space, encouraging others to connect with your business. I’ve spent seventeen years in the social space. Bad news for everybody.

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.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. Danny is currently Chief Content Officer of Third Door Media which operates the Sphinn social news site and organizes the popular Search Marketing Expo conference series. Real life networking ultimately becomes key!

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook’s goal to be the social network of choice for all was a lofty one, but I gotta hand it to you, Facebook — it was a big deal, and let’s be honest here, it made lots of sense. After all, this time, they’re not complaining about news feeds.

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! Twitter was created to be social not automated!

Reputation Management with Dissatisfied Customers and Word of.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With 1,200 users terminated at once, I’m not sure people can easily buy that. Jennifer blogged about her ordeal and it caused a social media outrage. Today, we’re in a world — a network — where you can make one slip and you could really tumble down.

SMX West '08 Recap: Takeaways, Shout Outs, and Pictures

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As all conferences I’ve attended, it was a great one, and by far the best part was the smallness of the conference overall which really helped the networking efforts. Social search is here to stay. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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Blogging Etiquette in the Face of a PR Pitch: What Miss Blogging.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They’re tasked with contacting bloggers about different initiatives, sending out story ideas and “press releases&# (hopefully with a social component, since those are preferred by many bloggers). Their goal is to send press pitches, not to buy ads on your site.

Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Yes, it’s all to do with social media.

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The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

These are the users who are familiar with networking on Digg (finding friends with similar interests) and checking not only the front page of Digg but the Upcoming page as well (which is far more important). This is not a regular practice on the social news giant, and unfortunately, that is probably the biggest thing causing its downfall. Really, the biggest unfortunate investment of social media is that it’s often a thankless job.

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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. Mainly, through networking.

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. SEO Mastermind Aaron Wall Brings Bad News : In an interview with Entrepreneur magazine, Aaron Wall talks about all things SEO.

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In Memory of My Grandpa David, a Wonderful Man » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

“How much could I buy this for?&# As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. No, building your personal brand in social media does not count.

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SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Way to get that news before me! Google and Microsoft are going after social networks and some people feel aren’t monetizable. Lacy : You view this as a social graph and you see this as a multi-decade process. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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Zicam: Loss of Taste and Smell - The Reputation Management Fiasco.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

When stocking up on medication for the winter months, the high recommendations of Zicam had me buying the oral mist. I saw a news program ask, “What is the best thing to do instead of taking Zicam?&# Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Quantum Entanglements: The Social Media Scandals

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

kd kelly, aka dotlizard , who has learned a harsh lesson or two in her time on the internets, and wants to warn us about the dangers of social media as it relates to trusting relationships that end in lies, deception, and hurt. People hustling others on social media for a couple of dollars.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I had graduated college the previous year, so many of my classmates seemed to have “moved on&# from the social sites of my time (all of which have dissolved). I look back at Facebook’s emergence as a truly popular and desirable network that has simply gone from good to better.

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