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? but here are 25 of Asia''s top photo apps that compete with Instagram.

April Showers Bring May Social Updates

Ignite Social Media

Controversy around Facebook’s privacy data consumed the news in April but in May, new features and announcements brought less cloudy news and more updates to look out for. Social Media Today reported that Facebook will be testing a new rating system for brand pages. No word when this is set to roll out but it does indicate that Facebook is focusing more on reviews, likely to compete with Yelp and Google.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin and Pinterest: Facebook. Any social media updates that we missed? Related Stories Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

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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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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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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. You can find a list of more than 150 social media monitoring tools here or close to 200 here , but—that can seem overwhelming.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

How does one small hotel possibly compete with these hotel franchises? Now known as the “social media hotel&# of NYC, Roger Smith is attracting a really incredible bunch of people who have raved about the ambiance and the company’s approachability online.

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Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee.

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? In March, he came out with a list of social media blogs you should be reading , and no, I didn’t play favorites here; Techipedia is not included.

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.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As of January 2010, Craigslist boasts close to 50 million unique visitors per month, according to Compete. He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. I think it’s usually the first rule, especially in Social Media.

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With Internet Marketing, there are many ways to go, from affiliate marketing to SEO to social media to email marketing. All social media etiquette rules were not heeded to. For me, that’s social media marketing. comprehensive social media marketing training there is.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. The article has examples of how social media worked too. In it, he offers some thought-provoking insights into what must be understood before going into social media marketing.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Generally, these sites exist in the form of graphic design contest web sites where clients put up a call for submissions for a piece of graphic design work, and designers compete for a cash prize by submitting designs. For developers competing for business - take a look at the online demo of the Bitrix Virtual Lab: [link]. social networking. social media. social news. social networks. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100.

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

I ran the social news site Reddit through the tool as an example and I’m told that around 55% of visitors are male (though I expect this to be a little lower than reality) and 24% of the audience are over 50 years old. Compete Details.

Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With social media — or quite frankly, the existence of the Internet, any misstep you make in your personal dealings with others can become public. Social media is social. Customer service is social, too. We have embarassing pictures in Google Maps , videos about the death of an innocent man in the hands of a “competent&# cop , and even Yelp reviews that can damage your personal reputation , never mind your business.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. No, building your personal brand in social media does not count.

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? They love ideas and news.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Are You a Social Media Idiot?

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

Social networks are growing at record-breaking speeds. It’s a guide on building sites which withstand any search, social or platform changes. He also contributed to what I call padding , which is now popular on news websites. Make a prediction based on the news event.

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Social Search at LinkedIn Beats Google - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Search at LinkedIn Beats Google. Business social network LinkedIn. So it is not a surprise to me that LinkedIn is seeing easily the highest growth rate among social networking sites. Features , Social Networks , Trends. Id say that rather than a business focused social network, it is a social network for people in business. As a service LinkedIn questions competes with Yahoo Answers and general answering services of that ilk. social media.