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. So what did Reddit founder Alexis Ohanion do?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you use Twitter regularly, you’d see that it wins as a social news site that provides instantaneous news — at least of that caliber. The story announcing Heath Ledger’s death was made popular with 13 minutes of submission to the social news site.

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Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

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02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least. Wish to see more such interesting stuff on social media.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. However, these pages are not social content.

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Social media is the new game in town. Does social media convert?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites?

Old Spice: Successful Social Media Campaign

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This is due to a very successful social media campaign driven by the “Old Spice Guy” aka “the man your man could smell like” performed by Isaiah Mustafah First back in February, Old Spice launched a video running both on television and web, which quickly quickly went viral.

Google Analytics Unveils a Set of Social Reports

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Tweet When working with social media, the prime challenge is to measure its value, through different parameters. With the rapid growth in the use of social media by brands, there is a need to analyse the returns and benefits of going “social”.

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My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

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There are viable alternatives already out there – for instance Disqus, as used on this blog. Look at the difference between similar sites in terms of technology e.g. Digg vs Reddit vs Hacker News, for example. All three allow link sharing, but the quality of discussion is better on Reddit and Hacker News in my opinion, because there’s more of a community on both. community Digital Culture social networks culture facebook comments management moderation

Social Media-ize Your Blog

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Tweet It may seem like a foregone conclusion to making sure your blog has social media friendly elements baked into it to enable your readers to easily share your content, and become a regular follower of your contributions to the digital world. Share this on Reddit.

I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s the real Facebook, long before I joined the social network myself: Truthfully, it doesn’t matter who invented Facebook. And these three social networks, which were based on very similar concepts, predated the Facebook that we know and love today.

How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

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Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Advertising Building your personal brand is about interacting with others and establishing your credentials. Logging onto social networks only to propagate self aggrandizing propaganda will turn off potential clients. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old.

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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Want to Friend Me on Facebook? It helped that Facebook became an open network that invited everyone in. People use both networks as a free-for-all.

Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

My uncle knows a young girl from his community, a recent college graduate, who is looking for a social media job. Social media is about helping one another and building real strong friendships, usually around a certain interest or activity. I’ve elected to have a closed network.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun. What do you think about using social media for business? Custom landing pages can increase your social media efforts.

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 was a real private but promising social network.

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz.

What Chris Brogan and Gary Vaynerchuk Have in Common, and What You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He is extremely devoted to empowering individuals and companies about marketing, networking, reciprocity, and social media. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Twitter is one of the largest social networking sites, featuring users from various walks of lives. It is very clear that you can’t automate social media. Your Status Matters Twitter is not just any kind of social networking site.

How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I had graduated college the previous year, so many of my classmates seemed to have “moved on&# from the social sites of my time (all of which have dissolved). I look back at Facebook’s emergence as a truly popular and desirable network that has simply gone from good to better.

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Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be. The only investment in the act of marketing on the social web is time and energy. Thankfully, you don’t have to go at social media marketing alone. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Founded by four ex-Googlers, FriendFeed allows you to subscribe to your friends’ updates across 35 social networks and to stay up to date with the content they’re discovering and sharing across the web. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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Andrew Sutherland, 17 Year Old Creator of Quizlet » Techipedia.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable).

7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. This might be via power players on social networks (eg, this story is moving on Sphinn) or even national TV (Susan Boyle’s video was a recording of a popular TV show).

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. 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.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They are interested in this new “social media” thing but haven’t actually dipped their proverbial toes in the social waters yet. However, the CEO read an article in Adage, and as a result, he wants to hit social ground running. Calling attention to social profiles?

The Importance of Networking on the Internet

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Completely Random , Personal > The Importance of Networking on the Internet The Importance of Networking on the Internet by Tamar Weinberg on July 27, 2009 Share This post is a little personal in nature, but I’m sure if you read through the end, you’ll enjoy reading this story as much as I enjoyed telling it. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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Building Trust: A Relationship is Not a Newsletter Opt-In

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Perhaps this individual lost sight that LinkedIn is a professional network and not a spam facilitator. In fact, the problem is expanding to all corners of the social media world. Know an “Expert&# from a Con-Man There are a lot of ethical social media enthusiasts in my midst.

Is Social Media Worth it for You?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media Worth it for You? Is Social Media Worth it for You? One of the most common questions in social media is – “is it worth it?”.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The first week of September was difficult for American cable network TLC. TLC made many missteps when it came to their social media marketing efforts. Heck, perhaps TLC will come by and ramp up their social media efforts. It’s social media.

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Look at Boring Stats — and Make Them Interesting This has a little to do with the Social Media platforms, but mostly with analytics. A Community Manager who does use social platforms needs to be able to track its effectiveness in… um… getting people through the door.

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg is the social media network of tech geeks, and the Digg statistics should not be too surprising: 39% of Diggers publish their own blog. Next time you proceed in a social media marketing campaign, follow some ideas and steps: Know your market.

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips. However, without a successful plan and any adequate preparation, your social media efforts will fail. Don’t make your social media efforts half-assed. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. He explains that “Twitter allowed me to be social without having to be IRL.&#

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