We've come a long way - Disqus is Now as big as Youtube

Stay N' Alive

It seems like just yesterday that Robert Scoble invited me to go with him to visit Disqus Headquarters with their founders Daniel Ha and Jason Yan out at their new offices in San Francisco. Just today, Disqus announced 1 billion monthly unique visitors -- yes, that''s as big as Youtube!

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5


Join in as we discuss marketing, conversion rate optimization and the art & science of landing pages. You’ll be celebrating your social media goal conversions too! You should setup your Goal Value to be the average amount of the common conversion.

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How To Measure Blog Conversion


Hire Me Contact Me 25,000+ Readers Twitter Facebook RSS How To Measure Blog Conversion Blog traffic, content engagement, online community, social proof, all key aspects of blog marketing. Conversion can mean different things for different people.

No One “Consumes” Social Media

Geoff Livingston

No one goes home and says, “I think I’ll consume Facebook for three hours.&# “How about some Disqus or Quora at dinner, this is boring.&# Impressions about brands are formed through diverse experiences, media types as well as peer conversations, usually as a body of work.

Is Social Conversation a Myth?

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Social Conversation a Myth? He writes: There is not much conversation going on at all. That’s not a conversation. Twitter doesn’t really bring out a conversation.

For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social.


12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business


Companies are increasingly using social tools to monitor conversations about their products, competitors, and industry, and engaging with their customers to build strong relationships.

Twitter filters would increase conversational value and lower costs

Josh S Peters

Twitter is already filtering conversations based on who you’re following and who they are talking to. Besides allowing us to control the conversations and topics we see a bit more it would help Twitter with some of their own problems.


Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking About What You Want | Subcribe via RSS Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking About What You Want August 17th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share No matter the time, place, platform, or technology, having people talking about your company, products or services is a good thing period.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you take a look at any one of their four accounts , you’ll notice one thing: they’re not using Twitter to converse but to broadcast. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama


blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Careful, Google: Facebook Has Passed You in Time Spent on Site [Chart] Next post: Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands?

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

If your website isn’t bringing in new Facebook fans, using this lightbox plugin could improve your conversions. Although some marketers are on the fence about pop-ups, Crazy Egg found that opt-in pop-ups earned 1,375% more conversions than sidebar forms. Disqus.

How can multiple people use one Twitter account? | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Microblogging , Social Media , Strategy , twitter » How can multiple people use one Twitter account? How can multiple people use one Twitter account? Written on January 18, 2010 by Josh Peters in Microblogging , Social Media , Strategy , twitter 1 Comment - Leave a comment! Well in a word Cotweet.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About


SocialMention monitors 100 + social media sites so you can easily track and measure conversations on keywords in real-time. Disqus. Disqus is a popular, global comment system that helps improve discussions on websites by connecting conversations across the web.

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

Disqus Comment System : I’ve used Disqus pretty much from the jump. I’m perfectly happy with Disqus. This is required for conversion optimization as well as creating Website Custom Audiences. One of the most common questions I get is concerning the tools I use.

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Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You

Ari Herzog

You are opposed to comment registration and you support creating conversations. You were prevented from this sort of social conversational integration with the built-in WordPress commenting system that this blog employed since 2008.

Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail


Conversely, WordPress.com provides more depth on topics, but at a slower pace. IntenseDebate and Disqus provide more concise feedback (usually, anyway, comments are shorter than the posts) but are even slower than posts to WordPress because comments by necessity follow posts.

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Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog

Ari Herzog

While many bloggers prefer to stick with their native comments system, whether it’s WordPress, Blogger or any other of the popular platforms, others are preferring to use third-party systems like Disqus , IntenseDebate and Livefyre , amongst others. image: ilmungo.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics


Being a new tool set, there’s a lot of experimentation and it’s important to see what will actually make a change, It’s a very difficult medium to track, unlike transactional advertising, social engagement is hard to tie to point of sale or conversion.

The 11 Top Social Media Management Tools I Can’t Live Without

Socially Sorted

Ability to monitor engagement and conversations around Pins. 11 Disqus. Disqus is my tool of choice for being able to handle blog comments. These are the 11 Top Social Media Management Tools for Business that I can’t Live Without in my business right now. .

35 Great Social Media Infographics


The Conversation Prism 19. My favorite is #18, the conversation prism. … disqus ?

7 Social Media Tactics Your 2013 Budget Needs to Succeed


Actionable Analysis Analyzing Customer Data Conversion & ROI ROI Marketing Verifying Business Value. Adding to this pressure, social media conversion rates are low relative to other marketing strategies. comments powered by Disqus. Conversion & ROI.

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

This carries over to the new plugin, meaning that a company’s Facebook Page can engage in conversations on third-party sites. Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website.

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the social media sphere, the aces of social media can tap into their “Flow” at will (without chemical assistance) to either begin a conversation or continue one that’s already started, making them both attractive to others and an effective representative of themselves / their business.

How to Be a Problogger on Tumblr


Simply select a good service (I recommend AWeber or MailChimp ), check out some guides on how to increase email conversion rates , and be sure to place your forms in the right places (your sidebar is the critical one, although a feature box and end-of-post forms work as well). Tumblr itself does not have a commenting system, so you’ll have to read up on how to install Disqus to Tumblr before you can allow readers to comment on your posts.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


It also works best on accounts that are operated by a single user and use Twitter in a conversational manner, rather than as a content distribution platform. Web2express : Web2express Digest uses open semantic and NLP tools to analyze millions of Twitter conversations and blogs.

5 Painless Ways to Get Maximum Blog Comment Love

Shift Digital

Here’s a list to check out: Livefyre , CommentLuv and Disqus. It’s called social for a reason – two way conversation! Publishing your blog is no easy feat. We get that. It definitely takes blood, sweat and tears. And no, I’m not being overly dramatic.

TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs

Social Media Citizens

Great list though : ) [link] santiago bernal hi, i know a blog of augmented reality but is in spanish, his name is: [link] blog comments powered by Disqus Top Videos Previous Entry TFM&A starts tomorrow Next Entry Extremely funny social media roundup by Marcus Brown SMC QUOTE “.As

Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

Convince & Convert

We’ve added Disqus as the commenting system. thanks, Kathy [link] jaybaer Although it's my usual practice, I'm not going to reply to each comment, since this isn't a very conversational blog post. blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to Convince & Convert Jay Baer Greetings.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It helps build loyalty, generate conversations, and it also gets you more followers if you do it right. Do your updates request for conversations? If you don’t have alerts set up to notify you of conversations involving your brand, do it now.

Benefits of Online Reputation Management - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Our primary goal when developing a social marketing strategy should be to establish conversation parameters. We cannot possibly control the direction of every conversation, nor should we try to, but we can be available to answer questions and provide honest and helpful input wherever possible.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Some of us have been thrust into social media simply because the online landscape showed potential for online conversations. These are conversations, not broadcasts. Sure, people don’t want to lose control of the conversation.

4 Detective Tricks to Find Your Customers in Social Media | Social.

Convince & Convert

5 Reasons I Still Use CommentLuv


One of the questions I’m often asked about this blog is why I still use the base WordPress comment system as opposed to Disqus, Livefyre, Facebook, or Google+. Commenter’s posts can add to the conversation.

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


Collect e-mail addresses at the point of conversion for consumers who link to your site from Facebook and Twitter. blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Average Age of a Facebook User?

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This method is smart because it helps build interest on another platform and drives conversions directly on their home base. You should still consider your blog or website as a viable way to build community and/or to drive sales and conversions.

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All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

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10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

blog comments powered by Disqus Connect About Adam Adam is a partner at the digital agency Rosetta, leading the Social Media practice.

Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

You can join and share your views and participate in the Social Media conversations on any of the sites with me. Please do visit my blog for more conversations and interactions with others on Social Media and to connect with me on the various sites.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Publicizing a private conversation on a wall post. Using your Twitter feed as a chat room for conversations that are exclusive in nature and not as a broadcast medium. The emphasis here is on "chat rooms" that exclude other individuals in conversations that do not provide value.