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.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

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. That’s why social media is important. It’s incredibly easy for someone to put up a web page and show how much they like or dislike a company. You’ll get exposure to case studies of companies that do this well and review cases of companies where listening severe impacted the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

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.

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

Tweet When having established a well-planned social media presence and your business has connected with relevant media and influencers, you might consider whether it’s time to take the next step and give your PR efforts a social boost as well? Develop social news backgrounders.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them. Now you may wonder, “ How do we build a community? Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community.

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. With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips. However, without a successful plan and any adequate preparation, your social media efforts will fail.

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.

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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. If it was a Comcast product, you’d get a near immediate response from Frank Eliason , the company’s Director of Digital Care. Never heard of that at any other company.

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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. Your Responsibility as a Blogger There are some social media etiquette rules that people sometimes forget to follow, I suppose.

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. also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Social Media: General.

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. As a top Digg submitter, it worked like this: at first, people noticed my heavy community involvement and my participation , and consequently, my submitted stories easily front-paged.

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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.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Personal > Contest: Make a Wish for Someone Else this Holiday Season (and the Power of Blogger Outreach) Contest: Make a Wish for Someone Else this Holiday Season (and the Power of Blogger Outreach) by Tamar Weinberg on December 15, 2008 Share This is a sponsored post by Sears but the thoughts within are mine and mine alone.

Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

Way back in August 2010, the social news website Digg.com updated to version 4 – more or less sealing its doom. Users generate Karma when they get positive votes, Karma which can be used as an indicator of how much value that user is adding to the community.

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Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2006, social media was building steam in the United States. With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark.

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How Do You Socialize an Already Social Brand?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For many smaller businesses who have no real online reach or visibility, social media is a blessing that can establish the business rather easily once you connect with the right people. “If you build it, they will come&# doesn’t quite hold true in the social media space.

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Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Don’t automatically assume they use the most popular social networks.

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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).

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There was a hostage situation at the parent company, Discovery Communications, on the first of the month. By this point, it was evident that it was going to be difficult to reach a representative on behalf of a company about an issue that actually has some legitimacy.

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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. Twitter, he says, “became my way of talking with a community of people.&#

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Oblivion If you are an expert on a subject matter, you should know the latest news, findings, and opinions about it. People often advance themselves as a technical expert on a brand, but seem unaware when that brand is in the news for having a defect or a major product announcement.

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Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be. The only investment in the act of marketing on the social web is time and energy. Thankfully, you don’t have to go at social media marketing alone. Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Social news is about reciprocal relationships.

The Blogger and Marketer's Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketing type folk, especially those representing a company’s service or product offerings, turn to blogs and ask to be mentioned in the blog. If you haven’t yet swam in the social media waters, it’s about time that you start.

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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We Interviewed 75 Top Social Media Marketers. Here’s What They’re Working On, Today

Buffer Social

I have the amazing privilege of speaking with social media managers from a variety of brands and industries around the world on a daily basis. We surveyed and spoke with more than 150 of the world’s best social media managers and put together a selection of 75 answers here.

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.

What Chris Brogan and Gary Vaynerchuk Have in Common, and What You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He is extremely devoted to empowering individuals and companies about marketing, networking, reciprocity, and social media. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch!

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

Adam Sherk

But I wouldn’t have expected Digg to be a strong second, since the social news site is known for sending large spikes of visitors that quickly scan the page and then move on. Adam is part of the Define Search Strategies consulting team, which is owned by The New York Times Company.

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.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, I write a lot about AOL, and after the recent layoffs, I wrote how the entire mobile advertising team took a voluntary buyout and quit the company. He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. He currently serves as the community guy at Building 43.

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. There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. GetSatisfaction provides a way for companies to do that.

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.

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.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s my birthday and I have some great news! Want the trends, news, and findings too? Think instead about social media traffic, good content, a cleanly coded website, slow progressive growth, and your site’s authority. Social Media. They call that social proof.

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?

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Such was the case for this Digg story , which compared multiple web hosting companies and watched as these hosts handled the traffic spikes that resulted from the Digg effect. The issue at hand is not the fact that the company was virtually unknown. Let the community know who you are.

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5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a few jokes going around the blogosphere right now regarding what it means to be a social media expert. In fact, I don’t think becoming a social media expert is something that people should be worried about; they should be focused on becoming expert communicators instead.

7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. This might be via power players on social networks (eg, this story is moving on Sphinn) or even national TV (Susan Boyle’s video was a recording of a popular TV show).

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