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Yahoo! Unloads Delicious

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Yesterday, the Internet’s largest has been – Yahoo! – sold Delicious. So I suppose they had the money to buy the struggling social bookmarking website. 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? That at least gives me a little bit of confidence in the future of Delicious.

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Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

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. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California. Yahoo will continue running Delicious for a transition period until July 2011. Transfer your bookmarks.

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How I Use Delicious | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking How I Use Delicious Written on July 28, 2009 by Justin Levy in delicious , social bookmarking , social media 9 Comments - Leave a comment! Recently I’ve been asked a lot more about social bookmarking and the way in which I use it. My social bookmarking platform-of-choice is Delicious.

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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. I’ve never really built huge networks on social bookmarking sites (50 on delicious, 8 on diggo), compared with social networks (3.5k open source social networks delicious diigo freelis.us

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Not So Delicious

Social Media Marketing

Yahoo has decided to sunset some of its services, and that includes social bookmarking site Delicious. For bookmarks in particular, Xmarks actually allows you to sync and back up your bookmarks across a number of browsers. But before you panic about Delicious, it looks like there may be a future for them after all - just not at Yahoo. In their own blog, Delicious states that they will in fact remain open for business - just not with Yahoo.

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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. Personally, I hope Delicious sticks around. I think it has been a major contributor to the social landscape for more than a few good years. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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Know About Social Bookmarking Sites - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

In the online world of Social Media we have the well known sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so on. Social Bookmarking sites are handy at two levels. There are various sites that enable Social Bookmarking. The popular ones are Delicious, Digg, Stumbleupon and so on. What happens at Social Bookmarking sites: At initial level you start off by registering like you would at any other Social site.

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Replacing Delicious as a Publishing Tool

Net-Savvy Executive

Yahoo is killing off Delicious , the social bookmarking service that I've used since 2005. First priority is saving all the bookmarks. At least I don't have to worry about losing the bookmarks entirely. The challenge here is to replace what Delicious does in my publishing workflow. Google Bookmarks. I use Delicious to support dynamic content on multiple websites. I don't suppose anyone thought of offering Delicious Pro accounts.

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Delicous Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

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. Delicious will become part of their new Internet company AVOS based in San Matero, California. Yahoo will continue running Delicious for a transition period until July 2011. Transfer your bookmarks.

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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. Hurley and Chen have a lot of experience in social information sharing – that’s essentially what Youtube is.

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Social Networking, Bookmarking, and Sharing

Kikolani

One of my commenters last week asked about the difference between social bookmarking and social networking sites. I think of social networking sites as ones where you can communicate directly with other members, where as social bookmarking sites are ones that you can add bookmarks to be shared with other members without as much direct communication. Social Networking Features. Social Bookmarking Features. Delicious.

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5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community

Kikolani

For those of you that haven’t heard, there is a new SEO, social media voting site called SERPd. In this new community, you can submit your quality content related to SEO, social media, and blogging, as well as discuss and vote on other quality content. It’s currently the only “social voting” site on the web that caters to the SEO, social media, and blogging industry. We are making this a SOCIAL voting site. 8 Reasons to Use Delicious for Social Bookmarking.

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Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity SMM

Social media, online PR and user-generated content sites open up a new world of places to be “found.&#. From there, make sure that your presence is search-optimized on the “big four&# social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Promote your content (though not only your content, but other content your readers/followers/fans may be interested in) on popular social bookmarking sites like Digg , delicious , Reddit and StumbleUpon.

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5 tools that make life easier

Josh S Peters

Though instead of a crack pipe or heroin spoon I use Evernote, Xobni, WiseStamp, Delicious, and Bitly. WiseStamp is a browser plugin that fixes this and gives your Gmail signatures a major visual and social boost. In addition to the social icons it creates for you, it can import the headline from your latest blog post(s) and insert it as a clickable link. Delicious. If it does them you need to get familiar with Delicious. Productivity is like a drug.

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Has Search Replaced Bookmarking?

Twist Image

Is there really a need for online social bookmarking services anymore? 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 Bookmarking has changed. Most people used bookmarking as a way to remember where a piece of content was (or to make it more findable to others). Is there still a need for social bookmarking?

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A Pinteresting Story

Twist Image

With rumors swirling of Facebook 's pending IPO (and the billions at play that go along with it), it does seem like the most opportune time for the online social networking behemoth to go public. In fact, if Facebook's growth and interest continues to propagate, we can expect that more and more platforms will simply offer social networking solutions that can live and play alongside and within Facebook (much like Twitter does). Is Pinterest delicious? delicious.

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Measuring your Social Media Impact? Meet your new Best Friend!

Harp Interactive

While on the hunt for meaningful metrics tools, Erwin Hendriks, creator of Social Website Analyzer , brought his insightful resource to my attention. Simply put, Social Website Analyzer is a one-click snapshot of the state of your website’s or brand’s social media presence across the top 20 social media sites. These stats can serve as meaningful benchmarks as you launch and continue to build and measure your social media presence and impact.

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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. Many jumped ship, proclaiming Delicious dead and looking at alternative services like EverNote, Diigo and Pinboard, but others (like me) held fast, waiting for what would come next. There's an FAQ on Delicious that answers questions about the transition.

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Best of Social Media on Kikolani in 2009

Kikolani

In conjunction with the best of blogging articles for 2009, here are the top social media articles on Kikolani this year. General Social Media. 2010 Social Media Wishlist for New Features on Facebook, StumbleUpon, and Twitter. SEO and Social Media. How to Make Social Promotion Easy. 9 Ways to Use Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Vacation Proofing Blogs & Social Networks. Social Media Resources. Delicious. Social Bookmarking.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #338

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In the early days of the web, my buddy, Joshua Schachter , co-founded Delicious. It was an amazing social bookmarking tool that allowed you to save, share and organize the massive amounts of content that was being created. delicious. social media. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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7 Surefire Ways StumbleUpon Can Make You A Better Blogger

SocMed Sean

Until recently, I just saw it as another social bookmarking tool like Digg , Delicious , or Reddit. And while each of those are important to helping you in your blog distribution plan, I treated StumbleUpon as just another place to submit a bookmark to my site so I could create an inbound link. The more traffic, the more stumbles, and the more stumbles the bigger your SU social network should get.

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6 Reasons Why I Like Google+

Kikolani

After using Google+ for a few weeks, I decided to share some of the reasons I like it so much, and hope that it will be an attempt at social networking by Google that will stick around for the long haul. And if you’re just getting started, don’t miss my how to get started with Google+ guide on Social Media Examiner! 8 Reasons to Use Delicious for Social Bookmarking. Self-Promotion Through Social Media – Don’t Be A Narcissist.

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It’s Not Just Pinterest RE: Copyright & Legal Issues

Kikolani

Because Pinterest is the hot topic of social media, it has come under a lot of scrutiny. What About Delicious? Delicious is one of my favorite all time social bookmarking sites. They recently added a new feature called Stacks where you can put a bunch of bookmarks together on one page. Unlike their regular bookmarks, these come with the option of including a larger image or video from the page. Social Media

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How to Use StumbleUpon to Drive Traffic and Marketing Infographic

Your Escape From 9 to 5

There are way too many social media sites and you may not be using the best ones or get the maximum exposure. A Social Bookmarking Site – Similar to Delicious. A Social Voting Site – Similar to Digg and Reddit. Connect Other Social Profiles.

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How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

Viper Chill

A few years ago you could take a robotic approach to SEO, but the web is now far too social to rely on old tactics to help your website rank higher. For a lot of competitive keyphrases online you’ll also find popular blogs, forums and niche social networks ranking highly. Participate on Social Bookmarking Sites I really don’t like this tactic if I’m honest, but I can’t deny that social bookmarking links are helping a number of my sites rank.

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Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial

ProBlogger

Titles are a key for Viral Content – I’ve already mentioned Social sites like Digg and Delicious in my first point above. The post Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial appeared first on ProBlogger.

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Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial

ProBlogger

Titles are a key for Viral Content – I’ve already mentioned Social sites like Digg and Delicious in my first point above. The post Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial appeared first on ProBlogger.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it. The nice thing about SEO, blogging and social media marketing, is that the results are cumulative and compounding. Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing. Social Media.

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Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial

ProBlogger

Titles are a key for Viral Content – I’ve already mentioned Social sites like Digg and Delicious in my first point above. The post Why Blog Post Titles Are Crucial appeared first on ProBlogger.

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Is Facebook Suffocating the Rest of Social Media?

Convince & Convert

Tweet Forrester Research recently released a 2010 update to its Social Technographics® data that analyzes the social behaviors of global Internet users. consumers engaged in certain social behaviors actually went down, not up. Is this the long-promised social media backlash? Overall, social media usage among U.S. Social Behaviors Are Shifting. To me, the more disturbing findings are in the composition of social behaviors.

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Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us - lifehack.org

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It also adds a “Tag this&# button to the top of your browser, which allows you to bookmark websites while you’re browsing the Web. Desktop Shortcut for Delicious. website each time you want to access your bookmarks can be a time-consuming process. Why not plug your bookmarks into your desktop for easy access. To view bookmarks tagged with a specific keyword, type in: [link]. To view bookmarks tagged with two or more keywords, type in: [link].

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts. Delicious is my favorite one to use for this.

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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. Social bookmarking sites.

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Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Without a strategy, there may be no clear ownership, or definition of success, or measurement, or integration with other marketing and PR efforts—all of which can lead eventually to wasted time and effort, abandoned blogs and Facebook pages, and even the erroneous conclusion that social media doesn’t work for us.

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PLE

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I really like the relevance of keyword searches on Social Bookmarking sites. While Im a longtime fan of del.icio.us , Im really growing to like citeULike , the "Academic del.icio.us" of Social Bookmarking. Labels: delicious , google , kebberfegg , rss , search , tools. Bookmark this post: 4 comments: Ray Sims. Main | Extras. The MLxperience. libtechedtrainfotainment. Search. Topic Searches: The Secret to the Effective PLE.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. My thoughts on 18 different topics, with some social media humor sprinkled in. Social media takes time and energy. 3) Social media is about people. Social Sharing Tools (e.g.

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8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Therefore, one of the most important way a multi-author blog group could be used is to encourage all contributors to help push posts on social media. Speaking of social circles, why not make sure that everyone is following everyone? Delicious*.

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Some Perspectives on Pinterest

Social Media Marketing

Simply stated, the site is a visual bookmarking tool. There are a number of sites and platforms that serve as social bookmarking tools: Delicious is probably the best known one; StumbleUpon, Reddit and Digg are variations on the concept of the merging of discovery, serendipity and search, with tagging as the common thread that runs through each. pinterest trends social networksYou've probably heard that Pinterest is here and in a big way.

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30 Social Media Sites, Tools, Posts and Articles that I Bookmarked from 2010

Direct Marketing Observations

One of the things that I do throughout the year though is, I stockpile sites, blog posts, articles, tools and things that just catch my eye-Oh yea that’s called social bookmarking isn’t it? Well, rather than have you sort through the 14 thousand bookmarks in Delicious, I saved you the trouble and am sharing my favorites of 2010. So it starts with this resource: 100+ Upcoming Social Media & Tech Events. social media

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Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more. Social Media. 8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media Think beyond simply promoting your business – here are eight ways that businesses and public figures should be using social media.

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Last night a cloud saved my life…

The Way of the Web

It’s tagged on Google Reader in the case of RSS feeds from about 200+ sites ( My shared Google Reader items are here ), and/or tagged on Diigo as a social bookmark. I use Diigo for two reasons – one: when I first started using it, the options for autoposting to blogs looked simpler to implement than Delicious , and two: It features an autoshare to Delicious option, meaning that I essentially have an automatic backup for either social bookmarking site.

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media? Which is why, of course, your business needs a killer social media strategy.