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

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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! While there are certainly religious wars between the Wordpresses and Bloggers and Tumblrs out there, Disqus has managed to remain an unbiased layer that crosses all of these properties.

'Jumo' – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit.

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Successful Ways To Create User Involvement One Social Media Agency To Go, Please » ‘Jumo’ – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit Organisations Posted by Tehneyat Waseem Sep 28th, 2010 Tweet Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes announced at the Mashable & 92Y Social Good Summit that he is starting up a social network specifically for connecting people to non-profit organizations.

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5 Easy Steps to Install the Disqus Commenting System on a Google Blogger Blog

Ari Herzog

Enter Disqus. While I’m not a fan of Disqus on WordPress blogs, I welcome them on Blogspot blogs. If you are a blogspot owner, you can have the Disqus commenting system up and running on your blog in less than five minutes. Visit the Disqus website and either create an account or log into your existing account. Fill in the details of your blog’s URL and title at the Disqus registration form. Social Media

Mobile Social Networking Growing

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Mobile Social Networking Growing by cinta5 on January 14, 2009 The percentage of mobile phone users who said they accessed social networks from their handset jumped 182% from September 2007 to October 2008, according to a study conducted by The Kelsey Group and ConStat.

Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations by Meghan on May 26, 2009 As budgets and fundraising levels for non-profits get smaller, more organizations are turning to using social networking online as an essential part of their overall marketing strategy. YouTube (46.5%) and Twitter (43.2%) were cited as alternate social networking tools.

How Not to Add a Comment Right Now: Install Disqus, Intense Debate, Echo, or LiveFyre

Ari Herzog

You are not required to log-in to your social networking site account to comment. I applaud Marian Schembari for sharing why commenting is best with Disqus , Zac Johnson for explaining why Intense Debate commenting is the best , Guy Kawasaki for showing why the Echo commenting system is for you (formerly called JS-Kit), and Danny Brown for opining why LiveFyre commenting is better than the rest. Related posts: Ranting Why WordPress.com and Disqus Commenting Systems Annoy Me.

The 2010 Social Network Map | Mindjumpers

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Twitter Launches Official Twitter Sharing Button Location Based Social Media for Brands » The 2010 Social Network Map Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 16th, 2010 Tweet Imagine how the world would look like, if it was made of social networks. Facebook seems to be the largest country on the map, and it is a really fast indicator of where to spend your social media efforts.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Subcribe via RSS Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base.

Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks by cinta5 on November 10, 2008 Over the last year Obama’s campaign was all over the internet. He wondered if social networking, with its tremendous communication capabilities and aggressive database development, might help him beat the overwhelming odds facing him. “It

3 Infographics on Why You Should Use Social Networks as Marketing.

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry Glympse: Location Service As a Utility » 3 Infographics on Why You Should Use Social Networks as Marketing Tools Posted by Marlene Friis Sep 10th, 2010 Tweet When marketing your product or brand, there are numerous of good reasons to make use of social networks.

The Real-Life Social Network

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading The Real-Life Social Network Written on July 10, 2010 by Espo in social media I saw this presentation kicking around and was really struck by a lot of the metrics. The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams. As social networks grow, there needs to be a kind of an educational crash course for people called Don’t be Dumb on the Web 101.

Social networks don't make students dumb

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? Until computers and networks become completely sentient, then it’s the human interaction with the internet which shapes what it can do, and what it becomes. Tags: Digital Culture · social networks blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

Social Networking Map – 2010 edition

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Social Networking Map – 2010 edition Written on August 28, 2010 by Espo in social media Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. « Previous Post Next Post » blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought?

How the 'traditional' world punishes social networking

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← New reputable way to make money by blogging Great video with Leo LaPorte and Twit.tv → How the ‘traditional’ world punishes social networking March 8th, 2010 · View Comments If you’re familiar with social networking it can be easy to scoff at the latest report of the non-digital native world failing to understand the benefits of the connected world. blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? The question is whether anyone is surprised: a) That social networks can lead to dissatisfaction? or b) That social networks are still growing massively despite such dissatisfaction? Interestingly, Wikipedia topped the Social Media category with a score of 77.

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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Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places Twitter Tales – A Bunch of Twitter Cases » Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel Posted by Marlene Friis Aug 20th, 2010 Tweet Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has recently launched Facebook Live.

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Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places Twitter Tales – A Bunch of Twitter Cases » Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel Posted by Marlene Friis Aug 20th, 2010 Tweet Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has recently launched Facebook Live.

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Herding Comments In The Digital Wind

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Here''s a truth: I truly miss the power of the community in social media. I went through this exact same issue for months on end, and we wound up ditching our original comment system to bring in Disqus. Even if you''re on all of the popular online social networks, it''s hard to be active on all of them at the same time and to be engaged with an audience in real-time. disqus. online social network. social media.

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

You have ever had a spirited argument over the merits of Disqus vs. Akismet to block comment spam. (1 Your friends are complaining that you’re not active enough on Steam, the Playstation Network, or XBox Live because your spending more time blogging and not enough time gaming. (1 Blogs Featured Humor People Social Media Tech content content management humor social social media social networking wordpress

Will iTunes' Ping Be a Success?

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Urban Outfitters Likes Facebook Watch out for Danish start-up – bringing you a social work platform » Will iTunes’ Ping Be a Success? Posted by Anne Herngaard Sep 2nd, 2010 Tweet Yesterday Apple announced a line of updated products along with the social network called Ping. The music network runs within Apple’s latest iTunes 10 version – also in iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Storytelling – A Powerful Tool When Branding Your Organization In.

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Strategy Before Policy Charity & Technology in the Online Universe » Storytelling – A Powerful Tool When Branding Your Organization In Social Media Posted by Marlene Friis Sep 20th, 2010 Tweet When we talk about social media, it’s the same as talking about connecting and making conversation. Storytelling is actually the most powerful driver of engagement in social media.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

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We’ve added Disqus as the commenting system. Changed the sharing tools to incorporate Sexy Bookmarks plug-in (Michael Stelzner at Social Media Examiner turned me on to it). link] Social Email Guy Voted 3 before seeing comments. link] Social Email Guy By the way: nice crowdsourcing / co-creation / collaboration Chris Rogers I initially like #3 best, however, not a big fan of the screened back logo – i.e. if #3 was a bit less busy, it would be my favorite.

Why I Choose Whrrl For My Location Based Time | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Why I Choose Whrrl For My Location Based Time | Subcribe via RSS Why I Choose Whrrl For My Location Based Time September 7th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share I have to admit, it took me awhile to actually spend any real time with the location based social networks. Today, I also learned of a new “trusted&# professional social network.

Successful Ways To Create User Involvement | Mindjumpers

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Why You Need a Blog: Blogs Are The Websites of The Social Media World ‘Jumo’ – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit Organisations » Successful Ways To Create User Involvement Posted by Anne Herngaard Sep 27th, 2010 Tweet Communication today is all about creating engagement and involvement and to create experiences for the individual user or receiver.

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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.

How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | Subcribe via RSS How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic August 19th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect recommendations and connect with others.

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The Business Behind Facebook

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Mapping the Social Internet – what part of the world is the most developed? The now 6 years old social network has grown into the world’s largest networking site with more than 500 million users. But the social network didn’t have a clear business model, when it was founded back in 2004.

Local Business Offers Up Foursquare Special

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Local Business Offers Up Foursquare Special by Justin on June 9, 2010 Last week, I wrote about Foursquare’s widespread growth and how some organizations are trying to utilize the location based social network. The Sandbar is already known as a social media friendly business with its usage of Twitter , Facebook and blogging.

Dealing with Social Media Rejection | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Dealing with Social Media Rejection Written on October 31, 2009 by Justin Levy in relationships , social media 22 Comments - Leave a comment! Every social network has some type of “follow&# or “friend&# feature that allows you to build communities on those networks. Social networks don’t allow for this.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices by Tamar Weinberg on January 26, 2010 Share While not acknowledged or acclaimed by most social media marketing “experts,&# StumbleUpon is a fine tool that can bring lots of traffic — both the targeted and untargeted kind — to your website.

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? by Tamar Weinberg on December 19, 2007 Share How do you leverage different social networks? Allow me to explain: I first embraced social networking in the late 90s when I joined SixDegrees.com.

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front by cinta5 on October 20, 2008 According to the Bulldog Reporter , “Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is plotting a possible push into the digital-music business in the wake of MySpace’s launch of MySpace Music last month.

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media.

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Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same Mon, Apr 27, 2009 Government 2.0 From entire conferences to unconferences to new government appointees to full-scale social networks , there’s no doubt that “Government 2.0″ I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Social network connectivity is becoming the post-modern email newsletter. This puts significant pressure on email to be more relevant, because most of what would be contained in an email newsletter or special offer now happens faster and more personally within Facebook, Twitter or other social outposts. Because the real advantage email has over social is data. Will you spend some time thinking about how to integrate your social messaging, not building a throne for it?

An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

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Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler Mon, Sep 28, 2009 Government 2.0 Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions.

Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners?

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners? Mon, Aug 10, 2009 Best Practices Well, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the world of social media and IT security. Now, don’t get me wrong, I believe information security is a very real and valid concern when it comes to social media.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

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 It Curtains for the App Store? – [link] blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to Convince & Convert Jay Baer Greetings.

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Some Social Tools You Should Know About

Direct Marketing Observations

Thanks to the folks at imediaconnection , I give you 15 social tools you should know about. NutshellMail users social network updates so they don’t have to login and check. MemoLane is a “virtual scrapbook” generated by a user’s social media history. It also allows users to search their social history across multiple networks. PinBoard is a really smart, user-centric, privacy-focused social bookmarking platform.

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Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions by Tamar Weinberg on May 19, 2008 Share Many tech geeks will often say that their first forays into cyberspace began with a 300 baud modem and a BBS. but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″

Great news for Facebook page security

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Newspapers, Magazines, and the Apple iPad Marketing Week Live – pre-event for bloggers → Great news for Facebook page security June 15th, 2010 · View Comments There’s good news for every company and employee currently involved in running a Facebook page on the social network – you can finally remove the creator of a brand page. But it’s nice to see a change by a social network to aid users and brands alike.

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Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine Marketing Relevance Facebook Places Explained » Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 27th, 2010 Tweet If you are a tech, social media, augmented reality freak, you may fancy the video for the single N’importe Comment by French electronic duo The Toxic Avenger.

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