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NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg by Adam Sherk on August 11, 2010 Through branded profiles and the personalized “My News” feature on the new Digg, publishers are hoping that building up followers who view them as a preferred or trusted source will enable them to reach a larger number of users on a regular basis. Has there been interest/demand for market-specific content?

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Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg The new Digg lets you set it up so that your blog posts will auto post to Digg! All you have to do is log in to Digg then go to your Settings and click on the menu item to “Import Feeds&#. We are doing this now, which is why you are about to see a bunch of random numbers and letters:-) Thanks for verifying us, Digg!

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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. Back in March Soshable noted that 46% of the Digg front page is controlled by 50 websites. But I was curious what kind of push back some of these sites might be experiencing from Digg users.

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Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. My current Digg settings prohibit anyone from seeing my Digg shouts.

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News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? by Adam Sherk on August 4, 2010 The new Digg has gotten a lot of attention for the opportunities it creates for publishers (see ReadWriteWeb and BlueGlass for details). Or will publisher profiles end up full of self-submitted stories with only one digg (their own)?

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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.

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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? Infraction #1 : Digg’s FAQ (Submitting Section, Question #3) says that duplicate submissions are bannable violations. He thought it was Diggbait, so he submitted it to Digg.

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A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up by Tamar Weinberg on December 17, 2007 Share When I was at Pubcon last week, Digg launched its highly anticipated images section. And while you’ve all come to expect my rants about Digg , I simply cannot deliver that this time around.

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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

According to Digg’s top brass, these changes were meant to bring in more revenue to the site, giving corporations and companies more control over content and more exposure for their own content. However, this went against what many people felt was the point of Digg: allowing anyone to potentially make the front page of the site. The Problem with Digg. But do you know where a lot of those Digg users went when they didn’t feel like their voice was being heard?

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Official Publisher Profiles on Digg One Year Later: Followers up 720%

Adam Sherk

It has been a year since I took at look at the followers and activity of News Sites on the New Digg so I thought I would see how those official profiles are faring today. When I did my original post Digg v4 was just about to come out of alpha so there has been a significant increase in exposure for the profiles and many more publishers have created them. The number of diggs by each profile is up quite a bit but there has been little commenting activity: Profile Diggs by Publisher.

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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. Did Pownce do so badly that Kevin and crew had to merge Digg and Pownce into Digg? Rhea Drysdale via Sphinn ) The Digg front page is already being impacted. Digg 3.0

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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.

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searchwiki: The Digg of Google Search

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe SearchWiki: The Digg of Google Search by cinta5 on November 25, 2008 Have you noticed anything different on Google’s search pages? Search About Jacinta is the owner of LangfordMedia , a digital marketing firm that specializes in social media, web development, and mobile app development. Marketing.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

These are usually the same people who say something like, “We don’t sell anything online” when I ask them about their internet marketing strategy. Many people haven’t really wrapped their head around how marketing is changing from push to pull and how it’s possible to generate highly qualified “ready to buy” inbound sales leads online. Can you come up with a better Inbound Marketing Haiku ?). SEO Supports Social Media Marketing.

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Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Why Nobody Should Buy Digg Why Nobody Should Buy Digg by Tamar Weinberg on December 20, 2007 Share It hasn’t even been a week and my once positive outlook of Digg has come to a sour end. Yesterday, Brian Clark over at Copyblogger wrote that Digg is dead. You know, for awhile, I was giving Digg the benefit of the doubt.

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Share this on del.icio.us Digg this! Share this on Facebook Share.

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Free Summer School For Marketers

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Following are some of the richest and deepest places to grab a master''s level education in marketing. One of the marketing industry''s premiere trade magazines offers up a slew of free e-newsletters that are chock full of information and insight. Penn (co-host of the podcast, Marketing Over Coffee , and author of the book, Marketing White Belt ) who brings together a slew of links and tweets from some of the Web''s biggest (and smartest) thinkers. Marketing Charts.

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Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You by Tamar Weinberg on July 8, 2007 Share Social media marketing can be very effective if done the right way, but if it backfires, the fallout can be pretty undesirable. Social networks like Digg are open source???

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Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTube

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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.

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The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing. The four P’s were created mainly to describe the ideal “marketing mix&#. The term “marketing mix&# became popularized after Neil H. Borden published his 1964 article, Concept of the Marketing Mix. I would argue this killer combo of marketing is mainly for B2C marketing and thus it is best applied to the marketing of products, especially mass retail products. Digg this!

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Smart iPod Touch Marketing

Idaconcpts

Digg this! Tags: Apple iPod Touch ipod touch ipod touch marketing lost ipod touch Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Reddit. Share this on Technorati.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Then we can really change the dynamic from marketing as a cost center to marketing as a profit center!

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14 types of social media every marketer should know

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If you want to improve your social media marketing strategy , you need to know about the different types of social media content and how or where you share that content. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of 14 types of social media every marketer needs to know.

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YouTube. Then What?

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As few months back, Kevin Rose (ex- Digg now at Google Ventures ) recorded an episode of Foundation with YouTube co-founder, Chad Hurley. It''s a pretty amazing story and will give you some amazing insights into making ideas happen, smart marketing, overcoming challenges. chadhurley digg foundation googleventures kevinrose youtube Sit back, relax and watch this.

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Google not only accounts for 85% of all web searches but controls an astounding 44% of the global online advertising market.

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Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You can call it Inbound Marketing (like the folks at HubSpot do) or you could call it Content Marketing (like the folks at Junta42 do) but whatever you call it this is the basis for all your online activity. Years ago on this blog I remember saying “measuring engagement is hard since there is no one button you can push as a marketer to measure it&#. Digg this! Related posts: B2B Marketing Content: Lure or Lasso? A recent Cone Inc.’s

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Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? by Tamar Weinberg on February 22, 2008 Share This is a guest post from Pierre Far, who recently launched a very cool program called Social Alerter which notifies you as soon as your website has a solid chance of hitting the Digg or del.icio.us

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Taking Social Media Marketing Beyond Facebook And Twitter

Small Business Mavericks

For many, social media marketing is all about Tweeting and working on a Facebook page. Other sites such as Stumbleupon, Linkedin, Pinterest and Digg can still generate a lot of traffic. Digg seems to have gone through a slow down in recent times, however, I wouldn’t ignore it totally. Digg has gone through some changes and it no longer really delivers the massive amounts of traffic it once did.

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1:1 Social Advertising in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Imagine a world where B2B Marketers could target specific decision makers in specific companies using Social Media ads. Tim Kassouf the Director of Marketing at G.1440 wanted to get in front of me to tell me about his interactive firm. This is the kind of innovative techniques marketers and agencies will need to be honing over the next few years. Digg this! Tags: Advertising Facebook Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Pay Per Click Social Media

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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.

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Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

After 9 years of Search Engine Marketing – I think it is safe to say any keyword you are going to buy is maxed out when it comes to the Google AdWords auction process. In 2001 when Google AdWords was just announced – I was buying and converting potential prospects into leads for pennies on the dollar with keywords like Globalization, eCommerce, Interactive Marketing (I was in a consulting firm at the time). Digg this!

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Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

To me this is the story for any content marketer like myself. Bottom line this is great news for us content marketers. How much time do you give each of them to “soak” in the market – like cooking you start with the hardest vegetables first that take the longest to steep – so perhaps you start with more traditional channels first since they have longer lead times to get to market and then start hammering the market later in the campaign to crank up the buzz.

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B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Trust is not a new thing when it comes to marketing and communications as evidenced by one of the most awaited studies in the communications world is always the annual Edelman Public Relations Trust Barometer. Trust is not a new thing in the world of sales either – its a fact that people enjoy buying from people that they trust and in B2B Marketing part of our job is to shorten the time spent building trust so sales can have an easier time and focus on selling. Digg this!

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B2B Marketing needs a stronger Why

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Which means Publishers (or Marketers) are now the “white noise” in comparison to User Generated Content. Notice that marketers don’t make that list (duh) but also think about how much more content you have been getting from those sources now that social media has arrived. And I would argue this is exaggerated even more when it comes to B2B Marketing. Ok so now that I depressed you – lets talk about what I have been thinking B2B Marketers need to do. Digg this!

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The 4 P’s to Social Media Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok ok – based on the great response I got from my readers on my last blog post The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing I thought I would try to apply the same principle to Social Media Marketing. It combines a few things you might have read about into one new concept around social media – the 4 P’s of Social Media marketing. 4 Launch them using all available S ocial Media - think Inbound Marketing by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah. Digg this!

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Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

According to Wikipedia – Influencer Marketing is a form of marketing that has emerged from a variety of recent practices and studies, in which focus is placed on specific key individuals (or types of individual) rather than the target market as a whole. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers. Digg this!

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How to Market Banking to Gen Y

Idaconcpts

Despite stepping up their marketing efforts, investment companies claim that they cannot get the attention of Gen Y. Last but not least, showing how to market banking/investment to Gen Y. – Facebook and Twitter are not Ways to Market Online Banking/Investment to Gen Y. – How to Market Banking/Investment Offers to Gen Y: Email. Stop spending time and resources with online social networking sites to market banking/investment offers to Gen Y. Digg this!

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Unique Unconventional Marketing Nuggets

Idaconcpts

Guerrilla marketing ideas are known for their creativity, humor and effectiveness in promoting a concept, product or business. Here are some great marketing ideas to use for your business. Every single day of the year can be a perfect way of engaging in unconventional marketing, using a bizarre holiday calendar. If you have the budget for unconventional marketing, get branded items for the contest such as t-shirts, caps, stationery and other items. Digg this!

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Social Media Budget Ratio in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

According to the IT Services Marketing Association (ITSMA) which, full disclosure, I am a member and an avid fan of their work. If you blow up the chart you can see that Social Media as a percentage of your overall interactive spend has grown from 13 percent of budget to 14 percent of budget for B2B Technology Marketers. Digg this! Related posts: The 4 P’s to Social Media Marketing Ok ok – based on the great response I got.

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Going Mobile with B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As I mentioned in my Top 10 predictions for 2010 – I think the Mobile Marketing in 2010 will become more mainstream. As a marketer I always like to play the “odds not the lottery&# and to me when you have a market of 3.3 Once you have that you are good to go but there is an art to getting them to sign up in the first place and that has to do with content marketing. Digg this! Related posts: Why is Google Scared and What it means for B2B Marketing!

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Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digg this! Related posts: Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing In the recent Edelman Trust Barometer report they detail out. Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing A recent Cone Inc.’s Tags: Blogging Branding Content Marketing Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Podcasting Thought Leadership Twitter User Generated Content

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Content Development/Marketing.

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