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NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

This is particularly appealing for publishers with content that may be of interest to specific audiences as opposed to the wider Digg user base. In my post on news sites on the new Digg I noted that NBC has created a series of city-specific profiles to target local markets.

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Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yesterday, Brian Clark over at Copyblogger wrote that Digg is dead. You know, for awhile, I was giving Digg the benefit of the doubt. Of course, when it came to the bury brigade , Digg never acknowledged those emails, neither by stating that there was a bury brigade or not.

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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

According to Digg’s top brass, these changes were meant to bring in more revenue to the site, giving corporations and companies more control over content and more exposure for their own content. The Problem with Digg. Digg’s main competition.

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Change or Die | Fast Company

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Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. My Bookmarks Digg Del.icio.us The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. CEOs are supposedly the prime change agents for their companies, but theyre often as resistant to change as anyone -- and as prone to backsliding. Great companies run SAP, not just great big companies.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? Apply today for a FREE subscription to CIO Magazine! How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. Comments Digg This. Digg This.

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. Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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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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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth

In this article, I’m looking at process vs product journalism, representational democracy falling over, the demise of capitalism, authoritarian aspects of traditional media AND online community hosts e.g. Twitter and the newly found power of Crowd Activism. See The Hole That Digg Dug.

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.

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

Convince & Convert

A recent study by Econsultancy called “ The Value of Social Media &# shows that companies are overwhelmingly using the “Big 4″ of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin for their social media efforts. And while I don’t have any issues with those sites (in fact I wrote about Facebook marketing in-depth here), but is treating social media like a checklist really the best possible solution for your company?

Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage.

Adam Sherk

First, a study of 33 million unique users from Chitika’s network in September showed that visitors coming from Facebook and Digg were more loyal than those coming from the three major search engines and Twitter. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Shifting Focus From The Traditional Marketing Funnel To Personalized Messaging Using Social Media

SocMed Sean

More and more companies are waking up to the fact that they can connect with their consumers via digital channels with more impact and for significantly less budget than traditional television, radio and print approaches. Digg this!

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post has added a “Hot on Facebook” module to its home page and in a sidebar on posts: I like this and think it will do a good job of encouraging user clicks, similar to the Digg widget that has worked well on news sites.

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A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

Of course the larger question is whether or not companies will use third-party services to distribute press releases via Twitter when they can do so for free on their own. in the comments below, today I corresponded with Greg Galant , CEO of Sawhorse Media, the company behind Muck Rack.

The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964? Adam is part of the Define Search Strategies consulting team, which is owned by The New York Times Company.

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Google javascript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored.

Adam Sherk

I can’t imagine they would, especially when virtually no one outside of the developer and SEO communities is even aware that this change has taken place. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy. 6 Basic Questions For Social-Optimizing Your Company Website by BlueGlass. Magazine. Digg this!

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

Webbiquity SMM

Founder Mark Zuckerberg was TIME magazine’s person of the year , was interviewed on 60 Minutes simultaneously with new features being rolled out on the platform, and had a movie made about him and Facebook’s beginnings. Digg this!

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests. then provides tips for maximizing company blog success.

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List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Automotive. • Kim Snedaker – Social Media Manager at AAA Mid-Atlantic. • Christopher Barger – Director, Global Social Media at General Motors. • Scott Monty – Digital & Multimedia Communications Manager at Ford Motor Company. Digg this!

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How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Are you looking to become an industry expert, or are you focused on establishing your company’s name, or both? For example, Tamar Weinberg is the community manager for Mashable, and she has written for Lifehacker.com and other mega blogs.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller. Noting that “Smart and savvy companies have positioned themselves as authoritative experts and trusted sources of information by creating their own content,&# Gordon Plutsky outlines a six-step process for consistently connecting with prospects through relevant, compelling content. Digg this!

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The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Bruce – It seems like when a company doesn’t quite know how to describe their product/service, they go with “solution.&# The numbers are a little skewed on that one because there were releases from companies with “Synergy&# in their name.

Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?

Adam Sherk

At Define we work with a lot of newspaper and magazine sites, many of which have syndication deals with multiple partners. I can see how Google might like to keep that low profile among the general population (so it can safely drop 2ndary/tertiary content versions from the index), yet go higher profile in the seo/webmaster community (so as to influence the use of rel canonical). What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I selected influencers in all different “walks of life&# and areas of influence, from the blogosphere to the power users of Digg to founders of successful startups and authors of bestselling books. They know that I actually care about my community and that they’re not an audience.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Crowdsourcing, a term coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 issue of Wired magazine, is a model of labor that has been fully embraced on the Internet over the past couple of years. Weve written about a number of companies that employ crowdsourcing to produce their product or service here on ReadWriteWeb, but in this post well specifically look at companies that allow you to leverage the crowd to get something done. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

40 Key Elements to Getting Started in Social Media (Louis Gray): Mike Fruchter writes an awesome blog post on Louis Gray’s blog about how to get involved in social media, from branding to blogging to Twitter to community. Here are 10 reasons why you as a company entity should avoid it.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As my company builds out our first blog- there are great tips in here, thank you. But to me, a blog is similar to a magazine and most popular magazines have pictures. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us - lifehack.org

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The community of del.icio.us Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us « DIGG NEWS. This contains sites like Analitics, Feedburner, Facebook, Digg last 7 days, Digg last 30 days, some forums, some weird blogs that don’t have RSS, stuff like that. ABOUT. HOWTO. FORUMS.

Bloggers & Writers - What Keeps You Going?

The Marketing Blog

I remember speaking to a journalist from a leading business magazine some-time back who was really passionate about a story he had to cover. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 4 Comments Filed under Miscellaneous 4 Comments Facebook Application October 10, 2008 at 12:37 pm create facebook application and boost your business. Home About In the Media Driving Traffic From Blog Comments Fastrack Adopts Social Media November 23, 2007.8:38

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

SEO Mastermind Aaron Wall Brings Bad News : In an interview with Entrepreneur magazine, Aaron Wall talks about all things SEO. 4 Reasons Many Big Brands Downplay SEO : Why aren’t all Fortune 500 companies engaging in SEO? How Does a Company Dip its Toes in the Conversation? :

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words. Smashing Magazine ), among other things. And his passion for his community is amazing – highly recommended!

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I hearken back to the magazine rack on the street corner that had the sign if you read it you bought it. I had a former supervisor tell us on the first day of a sales job, “Yes, our company helps people and we do it very well.

How to Reduce Information Overload | ThinkSimpleNow.com

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Decide how much time you truly need to spend on things like TV, Internet, magazines, news, etc. If you enjoyed this article, please share it on StumbleUpon , vote for it on Digg or bookmark it on del.icio.us. Join the Community by subscribing! Digg it! Think Simple Now.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I have a couple set up for books that I work for the publishing company. I am trying to do this on my company fan page and I dont see the pencil for the boxes tab either. A big company like this you should think that they clould afford to give SUPPORT to there clients. !!

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my upcoming book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web ( Amazon link ), which is slated to be released in late Spring, I talk about the importance of brand evangelism as part of an effective community management strategy.

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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. Digg How to Become a Digg Top User Without Doing Anything Shady (10e20): If you still want to hit the Digg’s top users, Chris explains what’s involved in the time investment on Digg.

How to Match 10 Key Success Metrics to Your Blogging Strategy.

Convince & Convert

Blogging for Community These blogs seek to guild a consistent readership that interact with the blogger(s) and advocate on behalf of the content on other social outposts. Imagine subscribing to a magazine that was about tennis one month, and about cooking the next month. We see blogging both as community building and as a function of being a web based business. According to your definitions, I am “blogging for community&# and very interested in increasing my traffic.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

A lot has changed from the days when Digg was the only share button people used on their posts and – besides going directly to a website – RSS was the most common way to consume blog content. The magazine industry is crumbling.

YOU ARE WHO YOU ARE. I AM WHO I AM.

Myrland Marketing

Digg this! The first is, thank you for bringing me into your own community through a thoughtful and kind post! He wrote me a long and very nasty email about how he doesn’t do work with homophobic company leaders and he would be finding another firm to help him with his marketing.