Yahoo! Unloads Delicious

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Unloads Delicious Yesterday, the Internet’s largest has been – Yahoo! And it might have had it not been purchased by Yahoo! They’ve already been a big part of two other Internet companies that achieved superstar status – PayPal and YouTube. Yahoo!

Rumor: Yahoo Sells Delicious | Small Business Mavericks

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Yahoo had originally said it was going to fold the site, but then the groans started. Nevertheless, if it’s true, it could be a big boon to Yahoo. Perhaps another company will take it and make something out of it. If it’s anyone with half the clout that Yahoo!

Change or Die | Fast Company

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Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. My Yahoo Google Stumble Upon. 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 One Company Is Re-Imagining Corporate Website Design

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The company has ditched its corporate website in favor of Tumblr, a change that’s reportedly the first of its kind for a global brand. A visit to Nescafé’s new Tumblr highlights why the company made the move.

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.

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. 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. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us. Answers Yahoo!

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

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This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. She was recently named CEO of Yahoo!,

Delicous Acquired by YouTube Founders

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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. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California.

Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders

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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. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California.

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.

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? 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. operations for the company (and a recruiter himself), weeds out people who blame others.

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

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

What Do You Know? Examining the Big 4 Online Answer Sites

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Arnie Kuenn is the president of Vertical Measures, a search, social & content marketing company . Ask a question on an answer site that relates to your product, and see what type of response you get from the community. Yahoo! Yahoo! Yahoo! The way Yahoo!

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Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

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I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Best Engaging Communities.

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The Pride And Prejudice Of Shopify

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Many, many years ago a dear friend, mentor and local community leader asked if I would be interested in meeting someone he liked and knew for years. Soon after that, Harley told me that he's no longer selling t-shirts online, but that he has joined the company that developed the e-commerce platform for his site. The company was called Shopify and they would provide small businesses with a cheap-priced but robust platform to sell their wares. community. yahoo.

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 ?

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

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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.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

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However, that figure rises if you work for a company generating at least $10 million in annual revenue, or you’re in management (in which case it’s $109,000). Roundup of the Top Internet and Social Media Statistics by Awareness Community. Social Media Use in Big Companies.

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. Answers Yahoo!

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Winners of Mashable Awards

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Mashable Awards is made to recognize the best online communities and services, and it was hosted by comedian Baratunde Thurston. Most Promising New Company: PSGive.org. Most Influential Social Good Champion sponsored by Yahoo! Companies Embrace Social Media.

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Rockyou fined and social media implications

Laurel Papworth

Online social gaming company, Rockyou with 32 million gamers, and $129,000,000 of funding, got fined $250,000 for revealing the usernames and passwords of their online community members, and putting at risk their webmail (Gmail, Yahoo etc) accounts.

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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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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. Answers Yahoo!

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.

Quick post - Cool sites

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Check out wis dot dm “We already have Yahoo/Linkedin Answers. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. Home About In the Media Market yourself as an individual Customer Service : Sorry what’s that ? August 6, 2007.5:51 51 am Quick post – Cool sites (Wis.dm) Jump to Comments Got a question ?

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The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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Back then, the majority of people still used one of the major ISPs and portals as their destination (think AOL , Yahoo or whatever). People were publishing online journals and creating communities around very obscure areas of interest. While companies like Google may argue that closed is bad, it's important to realize that human beings seem drawn to closed environments - especially for more nascent products and services. online community. yahoo.

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.

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

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Backed by Yahoo!, This news was greeted with a collective yawn , The Verge went one further, noting that Twitter missed the point: " Instagram is winning because of the photo-centric community it has built. And it's about creating that community around the user base - as noted above.

7 Reasons to Believe Guest Blogging isn’t Dead

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He admitted “There are still many good reasons to do some guest blogging (exposure, branding, increased reach, community, etc.).”. Here’s the thing: Google, Bing, and Yahoo are whip smart, but they’re not smart enough to tell the difference between guest blogging and regular blogging.

Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers?

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Jump to Comments Imagine the cabbies playing the dual role of a ‘driver’ and a ‘product-marketer’ Recently, I had read in a blog-post that the company that sells ads on the outside of cars in London would now secretly pay money to the car drivers for product marketing. Perhaps the companies should portray drivers as ’Customer Evangelists’ instead of Spammers Image Credits – Via blog.verticalresponse.com.

Build Your Brand a Social Content Ladder in 5 Steps | Blogging and.

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Too many companies and organizations are reinventing the content wheel for every social outpost they maintain. Social Mention (or a paid social media listening package like Radian6 , if you have one) Go to www.socialmention.com and search for your company or product name (in quotes), and set the pull-down to “all.&# Twitter Lists How your company or product are referred to in consumer-created Twitter lists can yield important taxonomy insights.

3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today

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A driving force behind the company’s SUBSCRIBERS RULE! I remember having Yahoo, Hotmail, Mail dot com, AOL & a work email address when I first got into online marketing some 10+ years ago. And now, people are getting multiple email accounts (free via gmail and yahoo) in order to better manage their traffic.

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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. orchestratenoise0726[at]yahoo[dot]com Vicky Molina December 15, 2008 at 2:21 pm I love the pampering package.

6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations | Conferences and.

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because through social media, customers are praising and criticizing companies in public in a way that requires marketing to triage and respond. All of this is happening to companies (maybe yours) every minute of every day. And that puts it in the unique and powerful role of being the ligament that forces intra-company cooperation like never before. If a consumer emails a company, we’ve trained them to expect a response in a day or so.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Even coins don’t actually cost $2 to make, they “represent&# a collective, community value of what is worth $2. And Zynga are just ONE Facebook game company.

Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

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August 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Today’s post is a collaboration with Clinton Bonner , community connectivity expert, futurist, and blogger at Everything to Everything. Starbucks is not only offering free Wi-Fi in all stores come this fall, but also unveiling their Starbucks Digital Network that all in-store web and mobile users will have the opportunity to enjoy (it’s a partnership with Yahoo!). Where would Yahoo! And Yahoo!?

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth

Keeping things open meant you could browse our site to read tweets from friends, celebrities, companies, media outlets, fictional characters, and more. Social Media: Social TV and building audience communities online (21).

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Community Guidelines. Yahoo! Should Your Company Have a Social Media Policy? Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start?

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As part of the business fabric, social media marketing is an ongoing activity with a beginning for every company but no real end (though specific social networks may go, e.g., Jaiku, Pownce, FriendFeed…).

Some Tasty News on Bookmarking

Social Media Marketing

Great news for Delicious users: the service has been acquired from Yahoo! As you may recall, in December I reported that Yahoo! Why has Yahoo! by none other than the founders of YouTube. Announced today via email and on their blog.

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