Yahoo! Unloads Delicious

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Unloads Delicious Yesterday, the Internet’s largest has been – Yahoo! – sold Delicious. Delicious is one of the early forerunners of social bookmarking. The question is, can these two successful entrepreneurs take Delicious and turn it into a superstar?

Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. The new owners are committed running and improving Delicious going forward.

Rumor: Yahoo Sells Delicious | Small Business Mavericks

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The latest is around the social bookmarking site Delicious. I think that is a gross underestimation of Delicious’s value, though I’m no expert on business valuations. And if you use Delicious, then you won’t have to export your bookmarks to someplace else.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

Delicous Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. The new owners are committed running and improving Delicious going forward.

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

As many businesses have realized, there is great value in running a blog to share knowledge and show what your company is actually about. This means that it can be of great value to consider creating a social news backgrounder together with your pitch, using a site such as Delicious.

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Celebrating the most important marriage of the week…

The Way of the Web

I’m celebrating the marriage of Delicious , the incredibly useful and powerful social bookmarking service which was neglected since acquisition by Yahoo, with new owners AVOS, which despite sounding like a major shopping website, is actually the new company from Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Delicious may have stagnated but there’s a huge amount of data there, just waiting to be utilised more effectively. And no, it’s not the royal wedding.

Introducing Users to the Concept of Meeting Workspaces in MOSS 2007 | NetworkWorld.com Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

t always found a lot of success, particularly for companies where Outlook isnâ??t Delicious. Friday, June 27, 2008. Research Centers. Security. Anti-Virus / Spyware / Spam. Compliance & Regulation. Firewalls / VPN / Intrusion. Services. Cisco Security Watch.

Some Tasty News on Bookmarking

Social Media Marketing

Great news for Delicious users: the service has been acquired from Yahoo! was sunsetting Delicious , the social bookmarking service, surprising many people and leaving them in a tenuous position. There's an FAQ on Delicious that answers questions about the transition.

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3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many companies partake in this “shiny toy syndrome&# and do it all without a plan or strategy in place. Just do it while giving back to the community as well. A lot of big companies I try to engage with don’t want to talk back. Have you read The New Community Rules ?

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If it was a Comcast product, you’d get a near immediate response from Frank Eliason , the company’s Director of Digital Care. It can instill faith that your customers have in your company. It can make all the difference in nurturing a positive perception of your company.

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Social Solute: 4 Brands on Social Media to Admire This Year

Ignite Social Media

Not only is the company’s entire feed aesthetically pleasing and wanderlust-inducing, but it follows many channel-specific social best practices. It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through the year.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For a big company account, it’s difficult to actually engage all day long (and all week long, especially if you’re a 9-5 shop). You might also want to see that they are future upstanding members of the community.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As someone who does public relations for companies, I’m sure you carefully pick your bloggers for the pitch. My company, Leftos.com is going through a complete revamp and relaunch so it’s important that we let these bloggers know what we’re up to.

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.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

In fact, social media can be MORE transformative for a B2B company than a B2C company. Creating and calibrating a social media strategy for any company should follow the same process. You need to determine why your company should be social, for whom your efforts are intended and where your audience is in the buying cycle, and how you’ll measure success. Private brand communities vs. Facebook.

4 Detective Tricks to Find Your Customers in Social Media | Social.

Convince & Convert

Companies should follow, not lead, their customers across the social Web. Rapleaf is better for larger companies. I never experience that issue, and one of the companies I used it at had about 15,000 employees on the roster? I never experience that issue, and one of the companies I used it at had about 15,000 employees on the roster? link] Ian Greenleigh The most delicious of loaves, indeed.

Data and Storytelling: PR’s Peanut Butter and Jelly

Waxing UnLyrical

PR pros are very familiar with the deliciousness of storytelling. I witness the power of data every day as the Director of PR Engineering at AirPR , a PRTech company focused on cultivating the PR leaders of tomorrow through analytics, insights, and measurement. Guest Post by Leta Soza.

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#SocialPR Spotlight: Laura Kaslow

Waxing UnLyrical

Laura amazes me with her constant energy and inspires me with her boundless enthusiasm for not just what she does, but for how she constantly gives back to the communities she’s involved in (including being a Skimm’bassador, just like me!). Happy Halloween!

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Apparel company Diesel – who’s aggressive marketing is consistently noteworthy – has rolled out perhaps the first-ever integration of Facebook “likes&# in a dressing room … Diesel boutiques in Spain now come equipped with the Diesel Cam, where shoppers can try on garments and then instantly take and upload photos to Facebook, where friends can presumably lie about whether a halter top is a good idea.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They need a pipeline of companies that want to hire them to recruit on their behalf. By Peter Caputa.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Because our behaviors on the social Web leave a noticeable fingerprint, smart companies can modify the way they engage and interact with us, based on our social graph, purchase history, etc. But now, social media is enabling companies to make influencer outreach a foundational marketing tactic. If you have income in your database, isolate customers in the upper middle tier (for most companies).

Crowdsource: BP Oil Spill and social media

Laurel Papworth

And there are a lot of innovation crowdsourced communities online. By the way, only a totally evil company would ask the public for their ideas and then not even read them. Set up or connect with an innovation crowdsourcing community.

Make a Wish for Someone Else this Holiday Season (and the Power of.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As an individual, perhaps a company or an entrepreneur who is looking to spread the word about a new product launch, you have the potential to keep marketing costs down by reaching out to bloggers and having them talk about your product.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Sean Sorita

Waxing UnLyrical

The insurance company in the contest gives $1 million dollars to a group of lucky winners, whose task is to simply retweet Esurance’s page on Twitter. Sounds cheesy and delicious!

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

That means if you are only monitoring your brand’s social media accounts, you’re missing most of the social conversation about your company, products, and services. Identify sudden changes in the discussion volume to protect your company image.

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The Four Ts of Content Consistency

Diva Marketing Blog

Topics quite simply are what you want chat about to your digital community. For a food media company it may be Twitter that best drives audience for you. What is your best advice for a local small business that wants to leverage the web for marketing purposes?

How IHOP Got Personal for National Pancake Day 2016

Convince & Convert

Since 2006, the company has celebrated its namesake holiday by offering consumers a free stack of pancakes for an optional donation to charities in the communities in which IHOP operates. If you’re IHOP, National Pancake Day is kind of a big deal.

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Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

In all but the smallest companies, there are often multiple individuals tweeting, networking and even contributing to the company blog. Update your company’s Facebook page? What is your company aiming to accomplish through social media?

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Crowdsourcing has become more and more popular with private companies, non-profit organizations, and even government agencies. GetSatisfaction provides a way for companies to do that. Delicious is my favorite one to use for this.

Story And Conversation: Pin It To Build A Brand

Firebelly

It engages users with a behind-the-scenes look into the process behind a company or person. As Duncan says, “it’s a great way to tell stories , generate conversation, and build community.”

5 Brands Successfully Using Education to Engage

Convince & Convert

But one thing we know can be effective are companies that wrap the pitch in information. Their community blog is unique, however. They share delicious recipes along with stunning photos of ingredients, tips to keep your kids healthy, and spotlights on new local vendors.

Sweets and Tweets: Tony Hsieh Isn’t the Only One Delivering Customer Happiness

Debbie Weil

Does the widespread adoption of social media mean that companies are doing business in a better way by listening more closely and interacting with customers? At the same time, Hsieh creates a joyful culture inside this company so that it’s fun to work there.

Instagram Inspo: 10 Brands We’re Crushing On

Later

If you’re looking to grow your following this year and built a community of brand evangelists, you’ll definitely want to take notes from Supergoop. . You may not want to look at this one if you’re hungry — Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s mouth-watering feed is nothing short of delicious.

How 25 Brands Make the Most of Visual Content on Social Media

Rebekah Radice

Graphics can tell your company story, boost awareness, and drive additional traffic to your product or service. Watch (and learn) as they highlight important milestones within the company by weaving a powerful story into each post.

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This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

LinkedIn has added Facebook-like mentions of people and companies in status updates and home page comments. Lots of great conversation here as many media companies are struggling with ad revenue and how to fill the gap. We''re all responsible for fostering a better online community.

Revamping Old Content

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Unloads Delicious Kudos To HubPages » Revamping Old Content About once a year or so you should go through your old content and update it. About Us What’s a Maverick?