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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? No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response.

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits.

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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. There are two things that act as an extension to social media: #1: great customer service, especially since everything is now public, and #2: great content, so that you can do something that is clearly remarkable that people would want to talk about. Great content, #2, works across the board for social media.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices by Tamar Weinberg on January 26, 2010 Share While not acknowledged or acclaimed by most social media marketing “experts,&# StumbleUpon is a fine tool that can bring lots of traffic — both the targeted and untargeted kind — to your website.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? by Tamar Weinberg on December 19, 2007 Share How do you leverage different social networks? Allow me to explain: I first embraced social networking in the late 90s when I joined SixDegrees.com.

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions by Tamar Weinberg on May 19, 2008 Share Many tech geeks will often say that their first forays into cyberspace began with a 300 baud modem and a BBS. but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging > How Young is Too Young? Some even boast high rankings and good sized communities. Ben’s blog, which covers entrepreneurship and social media, is wonderful despite him blogging for less than a year (he started shortly after his 16th birthday!). Gloson Teh is one of my favorite social media kids. Social media is also a great way to promote your blog posts.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. But despite the vastness of opportunities that social media affords, it’s just one channel in a series of many.

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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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.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Websites > You Can Learn a Great Deal from a 17-Year-Old You Can Learn a Great Deal from a 17-Year-Old by Tamar Weinberg on March 12, 2007 Share I must have first heard of Quizlet through Lifehacker. What amazes me is that Andrew, with no idea of where this was headed, took the initiative to build an extremely successful community.

Announcing the Newest Social Media Prince

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > Announcing the Newest Social Media Prince Announcing the Newest Social Media Prince by Tamar Weinberg on June 3, 2009 Share Many of you have asked where I’ve been over the past few months. But in even bigger news, two weeks ago today, I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Hopefully we’ll see little David on social media sites in the upcoming months.

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. Social media, on the other hand, allows you to connect directly with the audience you want to target, on common ground, and build relationships.

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I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Ideas vs. Execution: The Facebook Fiasco Ideas vs. Execution: The Facebook Fiasco by Tamar Weinberg on September 4, 2007 Share I’m getting a bit frustrated with the hundreds of posts that speak about individuals who claimed to invent Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg. Eventually, people I urged to join the network began creating accounts.

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. That’s why you need to paint a picture that’s more meaningful and encompasses what “social media&# as a label really is. Give to your community.

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. As she notes in her introduction, Li’s book is organized around four main themes: Research: start by using search and social media monitoring tools to discover where your customers and prospects are congregating. Social Events (e.g.,

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands by Tamar Weinberg on October 7, 2010 Share This is a guest post from James Adams. Oblivion If you are an expert on a subject matter, you should know the latest news, findings, and opinions about it.

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Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Marketing > Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008 Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008 by Tamar Weinberg on March 16, 2008 Share I’m still going through SXSW notes and will eventually post some great recaps of sessions and events, but I’m still in conference mode.? Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Mixxing In, and Why Early Adoption is Important: A Review of the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s about time that I bring the dialogue here since it’s evident that I’m already starting to grow fond of the brand new social network. The Early Adopter Appeal Mixx is a new social news site that went into private beta a mere two months ago. Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz. So, what does this have to do with social media? In my experience, I’ve found that I’m quite successful at making people laugh via social media. Social media to me, is a life long lesson.

Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Despite the fact that Facebook has the most customizable privacy settings of all social networks (though we could argue with their effectiveness in a whole other post), people don’t like maintaining a “business&# identity on the same profile as their “personal&# (fun?)

How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search by Tamar Weinberg on April 22, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Evan Britton, founder of Sency. In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily.

The Importance of Networking on the Internet

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Completely Random , Personal > The Importance of Networking on the Internet The Importance of Networking on the Internet by Tamar Weinberg on July 27, 2009 Share This post is a little personal in nature, but I’m sure if you read through the end, you’ll enjoy reading this story as much as I enjoyed telling it. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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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. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts. It also allows you to share your bookmarks on other social networking sites.

Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Social Media > Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects Your Offline Relationships Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects Your Offline Relationships by Tamar Weinberg on August 18, 2010 Share As social media enthusiasts, we often forget that we live in a different type of world than everyone else.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.)

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Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Social Media > Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content by Tamar Weinberg on October 29, 2007 Share As many of us alluded to earlier this month at SMX Social Media , viral content is king. Yet again why you are the queen of all bloggy, posty, social media-y things.

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? by Tamar Weinberg on January 19, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Samir Balwani , the founder of Training Social , a resource for those interested in social media training. One of the most common questions in social media is – “is it worth it?”.

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business by Tamar Weinberg on August 26, 2009 Share Last week, I wrote a piece on brand building for Forbes.com. But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck.

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! As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us Buzz YouTube Tamar Weinberg is a social media enthusiast with a passion for all things tech and productivity.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media? Which is why, of course, your business needs a killer social media strategy.

Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media by Tamar Weinberg on December 2, 2008 Share This is a guest post by search engine optimization expert Gab Goldenberg , who actually spends a good chunk of his time in a classroom: he’s a law student! What community features is Li developing?

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Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them by Tamar Weinberg on September 8, 2010 Share The following is a guest post from one of my favorite young bloggers Onibalusi Bamidele (he’s 16!) It is very clear that you can’t automate social media.

More Great Internet Marketing Posts for 2007

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Google , Internet , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing > More Great Internet Marketing Posts for 2007 More Great Internet Marketing Posts for 2007 by Tamar Weinberg on January 15, 2008 Share Thought you had enough of the greatest Internet Marketing posts of 2007 ? Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RWW Network. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Welcome to Social Media U. Lesson # 5 Use Social Networks.

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Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a news breaker. My personal favorite is CNN Breaking News.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through Social Media How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through Social Media by Tamar Weinberg on March 4, 2010 Share Did you know that New York City offers more opportunities than the standard tourist attractions? Be real, be social, and be involved.

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Viral Marketing > 7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos 7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos by Tamar Weinberg on January 28, 2010 Share In the past few years, video has come a long way. Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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