Yahoo! Unloads Delicious

Small Business Mavericks

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? They’ve already been a big part of two other Internet companies that achieved superstar status – PayPal and YouTube. sold Delicious. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders


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. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California. Yahoo will continue running Delicious for a transition period until July 2011.


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Not So Delicious

Social Media Marketing

Yahoo has decided to sunset some of its services, and that includes social bookmarking site Delicious. But before you panic about Delicious, it looks like there may be a future for them after all - just not at Yahoo. In their own blog, Delicious states that they will in fact remain open for business - just not with Yahoo. Delicious offered the following statement to users: Is Delicious being shut down? No, we are not shutting down Delicious.

Rumor: Yahoo Sells Delicious | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

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. Personally, I hope Delicious sticks around. Perhaps another company will take it and make something out of it. Still no word as to who the new owner of Delicious might be.

Meet the Delicious New Product Designed for Instagram

Convince & Convert

Designed for the Instagram generation, the company plans to adapt its new Creamery shakes for the platform. From the overall concept of designing a product for Instagram to the event exclusivity and delicious flavors, there are many compelling layers. Chances are, you’ve had a moment like this: A gorgeous meal or beverage is placed in front of you. It’s so beautiful and drool-worthy that you cannot resist the urge to snap a photo and share it across your social media sites.

Open social bookmarking service to rival Delicious

The Way of the Web

A quick check has shown that I’ve been using Delicious since November 2006 , although my addiction to Google Reader means I’ve never used social bookmarking as heavily as some friends and colleagues. than with Delicious and Diigo. I’ve never really built huge networks on social bookmarking sites (50 on delicious, 8 on diggo), compared with social networks (3.5k open source social networks delicious diigo

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success


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. Delicious can be useful as a kind of social news backgrounder, since it can hold different links to relevant articles and information on subjects that you would like to pitch to the media.

4 Examples of Great Social Media Content and What You Can Learn From Them

Ignite Social Media

This video that we produced for #client Entenmann’s quickly shows fans the value that they get from Entenmann’s products – a delicious dessert without any of the messy prep work required. Content Marketing Social Media Examples mobile first ad unit on Pinterest Examples Social Media Agencies social media companies social media content social media content examples social media content inspiration social media examples social media marketing companies

Back to School Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

On Pinterest, share time-saving tips to packing a delicious-yet-healthy midday meal. Social Media Trends Back to School Social Media Back to School Trends on Social Social Media Agency Social Media Back to School social media companies social media marketing companiesAs summer winds down, back-to-school season heats up, and retailers begin to accelerate awareness in late July through early August for the second-biggest shopping season of the year.

To Thine Own Audience Be True

Josh S Peters

Social media in particular offers a delicious menu of choices. When they couldn’t get the coupon, they let the company know. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » To Thine Own Audience Be True To Thine Own Audience Be True Written on June 9, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media 2 Comments - Leave a comment!

My Love Affair With Pocket

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If we go back to the early days of online content, I quickly became enamored with Delicious (which, at the time, was a bookmarking service coupled with an online social network). You could not only save and retrieve content on Delicious, but you could follow friends and see what they were saving. Over the years, other services came online, Delicious got acquired by Yahoo , RSS readers (like Google Reader ) came into play and, well, things just started getting messy again.

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.

Has Search Replaced Bookmarking?

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There's no denying that I'm a fan of Delicious - the online social bookmarking service (I Blogged about my love for Delicious back in 2007, right here: Why I was really sad to hear that Yahoo (who bought the company in 2005) may be ditching the service (more that here: Leaked Slide Shows Yahoo Is Killing Delicious & Other Web Apps and here: Yahoo Claims It's Not Killing Delicious ), but not all that surprised. delicious.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #100

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Faced with bankruptcy--and realizing this deal costs the company a million or more a year--American decided to try and shut them down. When I first rediscovered the Web in 2004, it was WordPress , Wikipedia , Flickr and Delicious that revealed to me a new future. Both Flickr and Delicious were bought by Yahoo!, "Several years ago, I read a feature in Fast Company magazine on the future of education. delicious. fast company.

Ignite’s 2017 Highlight Reel

Ignite Social Media

Another month of business as usual would pass before we had an excuse to doll up the offices (and ourselves), make some delicious food, and share it, as well as all we were thankful for, during our annual agency Friendsgiving. And did we mention the delicious food?! Company Culture Agency Culture Agency Life ignite social mediaWow, the older we get (we’re 10 now!) and the more fun we have, the faster time seems to fly by.

Why Should You Invest in SEO?

Social Media Marketing

But selling hot delicious coffee online doesn’t really sound right in business owner’s minds. It helps to engage someone outside of your company, like an SEO Agency to acquire a better perspective on the status of your content. About the Author Michelle Phipps is an SEO Services provider and the co-founder of digital marketing company Business Buddy Inc.,

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Top 5 Best Performing Post Types and How to Use Them for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

With an abundance of food blogs and meal preparation kits like Hello Fresh, the torrent of food photography is only expected to continue (after all, if you don’t post a photo of a delicious meal, did it really happen?). Have you ever wondered how to build your own oak bookshelves or make delicious cake pops?

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Everything You Need To Know About Social Media


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 4 Tips To Start a Blog Big Mashable Social Media Meetup in Antwerp » Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 24th, 2010 Tweet We have stumbled across this useful resource made by the Candadian marketing company Eloqua.

12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

When I was at my old company I had a large outsourced team based in the Philippines. I also use Delicious but I use that more for storage and curating together lists such as corporate social media policies or food recipes. Backupify can secure your data from a variety of services including: Flickr, Twitter, Delicious, Zoho, Google Apps/Docs, WordPress, Basecamp, Gmail, Facebook, Google Calendar, and many more.

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.

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. Many jumped ship, proclaiming Delicious dead and looking at alternative services like EverNote, Diigo and Pinboard, but others (like me) held fast, waiting for what would come next. Sounds like they'll be mining the tons of great information that Delicious users have been sharing.

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How to Manage Social Media Profiles


The top bookmarking sites are StumbleUpon , Digg and Delicious. Then there is your company blog; it is seemingly a fulltime job. There are many social networking websites for smaller businesses. The most active are Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter , Google+ , Pinterest , YouTube , Flickr , and SlideShare. This landscape may change in the coming year. But that doesn’t really matter. If you use all of these sites — or just one or two — that’s a ton to manage.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #68

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When our cable companies were going to become content producers, and telephone/Internet companies started buying television stations and newspapers? Well vertical didn't (Mark I) work out all that well for the cable companies, but Apple figured out that owning the device ( iPod , then iPhone , then iPad ) and the store ( iTunes ), meant that you could take a slice out of every transaction. cable company. delicious.

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. This may be nothing more than a refresher course in the Captain Obvious department but even the savviest of companies is still missing the boat. A lot of big companies I try to engage with don’t want to talk back.

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. Promotional products company rushIMPRINT features on its Facebook page a tab of products for sale. Not all companies will be comfortable with this option as it will require frequent moderation.)

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #332

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China is now the biggest corporate shopper in the world, having bought more international companies than the US did for the first time. Pocket's Next Frontier: Solving The Internet's Clickbait Problem - Fast Company. "If Well, it turns out that they're not just a modern version of Delicious , after all. delicious. fast company. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn’t Matter Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn’t Matter by Tamar Weinberg on October 22, 2009 Share Apple, the company behind aesthetically pleasing hardware that keeps fanboys drooling, has recently joined Twitter.

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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.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets by Tamar Weinberg on December 22, 2009 Share Finding productivity on Twitter, especially if you are a large company or one that manages several profiles for clients, can be quite difficult.

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.

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. Reply Ken Wohl February 11, 2010 at 1:08 am In the coming month I’ll be be contacted bloggers that either my company has already built a relationship with or that are within my company’s niche. My company, is going through a complete revamp and relaunch so it’s important that we let these bloggers know what we’re up to.

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.

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).

Behind the keyboard with boloco’s Sara Steele-Rogers

Jeff Esposito

Whether it is burgers, soul food or sushi, you know that you can go there and get some deliciousness. Company social media boloco case study foursquare Sara Steele-Rogers TwitterChances are that you have a favorite eatery in your hometown or current city. For me it’s a Boston-based eclectic burrito place called boloco. Now before you go thinking its just rice, beans and meat, take.

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Restaurant?

The Realtime Report

Anyone can learn to cook some delicious recipes, but your area of focus should be to create an overall experience. That answer will always be different for one company than another. How Much Does It Cost to Open a Restaurant?

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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. Because let’s face it, everyone loves a delicious and nutritious dose of knowledge. Guest Post by Leta Soza. There’s something irresistible about a perfect pairing.

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Don’t Put All Your Social Media Eggs In One Basket

Dave Fleet

Tweet So, a rumour says that Yahoo is shutting down Delicious … or not. Because many companies have campaigns in market over the run-up to the holidays, and any change in layout or functionality runs the risk of breaking or severely hindering the effectiveness of those promotions. I don’t blame him – companies are sinking big money into Facebook nowadays.

Which 9 Businesses Are Thriving During The Pandemic?

The Realtime Report

Unfortunately, quite a few businesses have struggled during this strange time, but for certain niche companies, they are seeing surging demand. Cleaning Companies. Gaming Companies. Which 9 Businesses Are Thriving. During The Pandemic?

5 Successful Instagram Influencer Marketing Campaigns from 2020 [Backed by Data]

Much more than the average engagement that all these companies get on the platform. For the purpose of illustrating how HelloFresh helps her create easy, but delicious meals.

Sitting Is Killing You. Yes, You.


You can even view your history in handy (re: deliciously nerdy) graph form. Plus, I do so appreciate a company with a sense of humor. We’ve all heard that sitting is going to kill us, yes? Oh, well let me terrify enlighten you. I’d tell you to sit down for this news, but well…you’ll see. Click to embiggen. Scared yet? looks down at the chair I’ve been sitting in for…oh god I’m going to die*.