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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I needed to differentiate Digg from social media because they actually are part of a distinctive community (and as you know, I’m very passionate about Digg so it really did deserve its own category). MySpace? Facebook and maybe Myspace are coming.

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

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Today MySpace is reborn as a content centric discovery platform. As MySpace execs explained to me, they went looking under the hood and found a untapped goldmine of member generated tastes, picks and passions. The focus is content. "We Hank007: Except myspace is dead.

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Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yesterday, Brian Clark over at Copyblogger wrote that Digg is dead. You know, for awhile, I was giving Digg the benefit of the doubt. Of course, when it came to the bury brigade , Digg never acknowledged those emails, neither by stating that there was a bury brigade or not.

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Free Summer School For Marketers

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Jason Hirschhorn is the former co-president of MySpace. With a focus on Business-To-Business and a slant towards content marketing and social media, MarketingProfs is filled with fascinating articles, blog posts and interviews. While there is vast majority of free content on this site, once you dive in you will find it hard to not upgrade to a paid Pro Membership level. It''s rare to have a seasoned veteran offer this much constant and consistent quality content.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. It’s actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content. MySpace.

Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? It’s a lot easier to do on MySpace than Facebook.

A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And while you’ve all come to expect my rants about Digg , I simply cannot deliver that this time around. In fact, the new Digg pictures launch has been bunched up with other great features that I’m quite happy about. So, Digg, nice work this time.

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

An emergency Drill Down episode was held where numerous Digg users, including regular hosts Andy ( MrBabyman ), Reg ( zaibatsu ), and Muhammad ( msaleem ) spoke with other Digg users, including David Cohn ( DigiDave ), Karim ( supernova17 ), JD Rucker ( oboy ), and Jay Fowler ( SilentJay74 ).

Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny?

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. Let me start off by saying that I am still a top Digg user (#42) even though I haven’t submitted in 3 months. I may even actually return to Digg to submit stories again.

23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since the Digg submission of my story was already buried , I sincerely hope that Digg listens to what their community members have to say. By trying to make Digg more social, it really became less social. Michael via Twitter ) [Today is] the day that Digg died. Digg 3.0

Digg vs. Reddit: Reddit's Staff is Better » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Opinion , Social Media > Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds by Tamar Weinberg on September 25, 2007 Share A few weeks ago, the Bounty Fishing blog came out with an excellent and well-thought-out blog post about 27 Aquatic Lifeforms You Never Caught While Fishing. First of all, Digg is slow. I mean the digg comment system is broke.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

A story I posted on Digg in 2005 crashed the “interesting” get-paid-for content site I was briefly testing. I may have opened a MySpace account when it was still the talk of the digital town. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr.

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How to Get Traffic from Web 2.0 Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon

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Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon March 8th, 2007 by Mike Reining Read more about Articles , Popular Web 2.0 sites like Digg, StumbleUpon and Reddit are relatively new. Digg, launched in early 2005 is already one of the top 100 sites on Alexa.

15 Blog Design Hacks to Maximize Social Sharing

Writtent Blog

Generally, when online marketers discuss social media marketing, we straightaway start thinking about headlines , content quality , and content marketing strategy. Nobody uses MySpace anymore. Content Marketing Social Media Marketing Image source.

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

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Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Viral content is what people look for. Viral content is what people bookmark. Viral content is what people talk about. Viral content can spark memes. Viral content is the foundation for linkbait. What is makes good viral content?

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Networks like Digg, FriendFeed, and Facebook are seeing huge growths in value, but the little guys, the ones actually providing the meat and potatoes for those operations, rarely see a nickel. We must evolve as content creators. Digg is the same way. Forget Digg/Friendfeed.

Content Update: Stories connect Us

Firebelly

» October 09, 2009 Content Update: Stories connect Us David Hoppe on the value of content My friend David is a great human being. David and I hung out this week to talk content.

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Make Your Social Media Sharing Buttons Effective

Firebelly

The buttons alone are not bad – they make life easier for your readers and encourage them to share your content. But if you’re including 50 different ways to share your content, you’re simply turning off the reader. More techy crowds will appreciate a Digg button.

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

Pamorama

Tweet about exclusive content that’s only available to e-mail SUBSCRIBERS. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands?

Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on April 21, 2010 Share Back in March 2008, Facebook was poised to overtake MySpace, but it wasn’t yet the most popular social network in the world.

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In short, you’ll need to install the Static FBML app, add a custom tab, and learn the language, which is very similar to HTML, to create content that is appealing to your customers and prospects. Based on this information, fresh content with actively engaged brand adopters are is key.

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The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s a screenshot of a story that became popular with a whopping 235 Diggs. It was taken the night of January 28, 2008 (approximately 11PM EST): While Digg typically allowed stories to hit the front page within 80-120 votes (the latter being more rare than normal), it’s now requiring almost double the number. This is a Digg submission from August 17th: The problem is quite evident that the most dedicated and seasoned users are feeling the brunt of the impact.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

TweetPsych : TweetPsych uses two linguistic analysis algorithms to build a psychological profile of a person based on the content of their tweets. It analyzes the content of Twitter users’ tweets to find interesting statistics about them, and updates them several times a day.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The letter “C&# could be a lot of things, like “content,&# “consistency,&# and “community,&# but customer service is a big part of the evolution of social media. Content is king, but marketing is the queen, he said. (I Content alone is not enough.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

How People Share Content on the Web 11. link] 35 Great Social Media Infographics | pamorama « Netcrema – creme de la social news via digg + delicious + stumpleupon + reddit [.] facebook flickr twitter yahoo myspace) [.]

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Content Audit What types of updates do I share? Tagged as: audit , content. Reply Chris Syme June 16, 2010 at 7:48 pm Kwame-I have a question about content auditing: Do you think there’s a place for “personal&# updates if shared correctly.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Be a Source of Relevant Content One way to help community members reach their objectives is to become a great source of content about a topic that they’re interested in.

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Social Media Marketing - Is Your Business Ready?

www.toprankblog.com

Blogging, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Wikis, Delicious, Digg, StumbleUpon, etc Are current social media participation on different sites coordinated? Is a dashboard and campaign management tool used for social media content promotion?

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The bottom line: If your content is good enough to stand on its own, it will be Retweeted. Social News (Digg, Sphinn, Mixx, Reddit, Tip’d, and a whole load of related sites) Submitting only your own articles and posts to social media sites.

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

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» July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either."

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Tagged as: digg , mixx , social media , social news , web 2.0 { 16 trackbacks } share.websitemagazine.com November 28, 2007 at 9:42 am SEO 2.0 | 12 Reasons to Join Mixx and Abandon Digg November 29, 2007 at 4:00 am I Love Mixx, but I’m Still a Digger November 30, 2007 at 4:02 am I Started to Mixx it Up a Bit.

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

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Set Your Country Content Preference. MySpace. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Worldwide. English. Close. Close. Set Your Language Preference. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Education Today and Tomorrow. Rate: 182 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 171,510. Share. Favorite. Playlists. Facebook. more share options. fewer share options. This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading. Loading. Loading. Loading.

12 Social Media Marketing Myths

Pamorama

Millions of people create content for the social Web on a daily basis. Yes, many social media tools are free to use, including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, the social network building tool Ning, and content aggregators like StumbleUpon and Digg. But it takes a lot of time and dedication to keep your content fresh. It gives away content and ideas you should be charging for. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Such was the case for this Digg story , which compared multiple web hosting companies and watched as these hosts handled the traffic spikes that resulted from the Digg effect. Digg is predominantly full of young male technology enthusiasts, whereas Netscape is more political in nature.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. But which networks are most effective for spreading the content produced? Who is actually consuming all of this content?

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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GetGlue , a popular site for sharing feedback on media content, does a great job using scarce stickers as a form of badging, and has even managed to make some stickers highly collectible.

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

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MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media?