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?

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. The new owners are committed running and improving Delicious going forward.

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. 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.

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.

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.

Back to School Social Media Trends

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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 companies

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

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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.

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 delicious. fast company.

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.

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.

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Ignite’s 2017 Highlight Reel

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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?!

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.

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? One of the best tweets I saw moments after his death came from Joshua Schachter (the founder of Delicious ). cable company.

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 del.icio.us 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.

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.

Everything You Need To Know About Social Media

Mindjumpers

The 42 pages long Social Media Playbook contains information and best practices on blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Wikipedia, Delicious, Flickr, Google Buzz and Geosocial Networks.

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.

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. There's an FAQ on Delicious that answers questions about the transition.

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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.

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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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).

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.

How to Manage Social Media Profiles

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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.

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.

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.

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

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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).

Data and Storytelling: PR’s Peanut Butter and Jelly

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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. Guest Post by Leta Soza.

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17 most engaging Ganesh Chaturthi social media posts

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Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited. This Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrate the joyous occasion with delicious pizzas and loved ones. Last year, brands published over 719 posts about Ganesh Chaturthi (an Indian festival to celebrate the birthday of the elephant God, Ganesh). This drove over 4,57,333 interactions for brands that celebrated this day.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They need a pipeline of companies that want to hire them to recruit on their behalf. By Peter Caputa.

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.

7 Instagram Content Ideas for Creatively Blocked Social Media Managers

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The company has a team-centric Instagram account that makes the company appear open, caring, and honest. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s company @Square posts photos of the businesses and people that use its products.

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.

Five questions your marketing team should be asking about location-based technology

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Some forms of marketing are fairly black-and-white: Company A emails a coupon to Customers A to Z, who can then use it to take 10 percent off of their next purchase. The directive is simple: Visit us to try these delicious new dishes.

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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.

Sitting Is Killing You. Yes, You.

Firebelly

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.