This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry Social networks continue to expand globally, with nearly one in four people using social networks worldwide. Facebook is working on a news reader.

This Week in Social Media – 8/7/2013

Social Media Marketing

Why Bezos bought the Post , Facebook gets a CMO and starts bumping, time on digital surpasses TV, Facebook ads are undervalued, Vietnam outlaws sharing news on social sites, GE wants to put an end to press releases, the effect of tweets on TV ratings and more, it''s This Week in Social Media.

This Week in Social Media – 4/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry News What the killer app for mobile? Just who uses social media? Facebook''s algorithm for sorting your News Feed is perennially misunderstood.

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.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Experts tell us the number one networking tip is to help others and they’ll return the favor — large or small. Social Networking: Like Falling In Love. This should be a wake-up call for companies’ content on pursuing outbound marketing initiatives.

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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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?

The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers.

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25 Social Selling Posts You Should Read

Koka Sexton

Whether you’re mastering social selling , making yourself easier for future employers and clients to find, or recruiting top talent, it pays to be a LinkedIn power user. Social Selling Best Practices. How 4 advisors achieved social media success. Social Selling Forensics.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

A few nights ago, I went to the bloggers/Twitterers briefing for News.com new digital subscriptons for news hosted by Chief Executive Officer – News Digital Media and The Australian Richard Freudenstein and The Australian’s editor Clive Mathieson. Social Ads can be that direct.

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. Does social media convert?

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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). I have getting involved more and more with social media such as Facebook and Twitter for business clients and Tweet Spinner is definitely of great help.

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.

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. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. Social media is our new news site. 1 news source within recent years and this tendency will increase in 2014. The social TV.

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.

Traffic Rises 350% Year-Over-Year For Social Publisher BuzzFeed

The Realtime Report

Calling itself “the social news and entertainment company,” BuzzFeed demonstrated last month that whatever the publisher’s formula may be, it’s working. Marketing itself as “the hottest, most social content on the web ,” BuzzFeed offers “breaking buzz and the kinds of things you’d want to pass along to your friends.” ” Clearly, this focus on “shareable” breaking news is driving traffic.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. Social Mention. If Google Alerts had been developed with a focus on social media, this would be it.

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

Yet we tolerate exactly that type of behavior from leading search and social media sites every day, and even reward them with growing traffic and more of our precious time. The constant changes are a problem for brands not only due to the expense of keeping up to date, but also because the newest (Timeline) layout has reduced tab engagement.But the most appalling shortcoming of the world’s most popular social network may be how un-social it is.

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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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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

Yet we tolerate exactly that type of behavior from leading search and social media sites every day, and even reward them with growing traffic and more of our precious time. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order.

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Free Tools for Social SEO

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Free Tools for Social SEO Plenty of bloggers are talking about the inevitable intersection of social media marketing and search engine optimization. Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search.

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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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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.

Differences between Social Channels

Social Media Network Marketing

Social sharing sites. From written reviews to rich media, users share information of all forms on social sharing sites. These are three popular examples of social sharing sites. Social networking sites. If you've ever heard of a little site called Facebook, you are familiar with a social networking site. Today's other popular social networking sites include LinkedIn and MySpace. Social news sites.

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.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In no particular order, here they are: Make Friends In the Industry Community Managing is super easy when you’re working for a well-known tech company in the middle of Silicon Valley. But what if you’re Community Managing for a company that makes matchbooks?

2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub

Proactive Report

EyeforTravel published their 2011 Trends and their number one pick is the increasing need to integrate social content and activity on your corporate website. Sites will become a hub to aggregate and explain activity on social networks, and add long-form value.

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.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The first week of September was difficult for American cable network TLC. There was a hostage situation at the parent company, Discovery Communications, on the first of the month. TLC made many missteps when it came to their social media marketing efforts.

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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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

My uncle knows a young girl from his community, a recent college graduate, who is looking for a social media job. Social media is about helping one another and building real strong friendships, usually around a certain interest or activity. I’ve elected to have a closed network.

Tool for Social Media Network and Online Reputation Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Professional networks like LinkedIn. Social networks like Facebook and others. Social news / bookmarking sites like del.icio.us, technorati, dig and others. Our primary goal when developing a social marketing strategy should be to establish conversation parameters. People visit social networking sites because they want to have conversations that don't involve sales pitches. Online Reputation Management comprises various elements.

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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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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

Adam Sherk

First, a study of 33 million unique users from Chitika’s network in September showed that visitors coming from Facebook and Digg were more loyal than those coming from the three major search engines and Twitter.

How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. What types of content generated the most social media sharing and inbound links?

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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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.