5 Social Sites That Aren’t Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

Facebook has been struggling since its IPO in May. Facebook was not initially built to monetize; it was built to go viral. Unlike Google, I am not on Facebook to look for products, hence I’ve never clicked on a Facebook ad. 5 Social Sites That Aren’t Facebook.

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10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

Google Panda was designed to go after sites with a high volume of thin or low-quality content (among other things) in an effort to improve the overall strength of the search results. Here’s an example of site that was hit by Panda 4.0

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5 Sites to Boost Your Local SEO

Idaconcpts

Local searches allow businesses to get their names noticed by customers in their area, but taking advantage of local searches can be difficult for business owners that are unfamiliar with local sites. This site is the online equivalent of the paper product. Facebook.

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Facebook Begins Prefetching to Improve Mobile Site Speed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced Wednesday that it will begin prefetching, or preloading advertiser sites, in order to boost its mobile performance and ease users’ frustration with slow load times. The social network also revealed in a Facebook for Business post that website landing page speed will become a factor in deciding which ads to show in order to ensure that mobile users have the best experience, adding that this will occur “over the coming months.”.

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StumbleUpon Traffic to Magazine and Content Sites Down 27%

Adam Sherk

The news of layoffs at StumbleUpon reminded me that in compiling some year-end social media referral data I’d noticed that a number of sites had experienced declines in StumbleUpon traffic. One thing to point out is that not every site experienced a decline in 2012.

Bookmark! Check your permissions on social sites

SocialFish

And thank you to the awesome Avi Charkham who took it upon himself to figure out direct links to all the permissions settings pages (some of which are buried deep – Facebook I’m talking to you) for these sites. Go here: MY PERMISSIONS. Start cleaning.

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29% of the Top 500 Google+ Pages are News and Content Sites

Adam Sherk

Today I thought I’d check to see just how many news and content sites are among the top 500 pages on Google+. A number of international sites fared well too, particularly some from Brazil and other parts of Latin America. The Most Followed News and Content Sites on Google+.

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Google+ Engagement for News Sites: Top Performers and One-Year Growth Rates

Adam Sherk

Which news sites get the most engagement on their Google+ pages? As with my previous comparison, I used All my + to pull data on +1′s, shares and comments for every post on the official Google+ pages of a selection of news sites.

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Which Social Media Sites Are The Riskiest?

Small Business Mavericks

According to one survey , Facebook is the riskiest social media site for businesses online. 43% of businesses found video sharing sites to be slightly risky. Company and third-party blogs are considered less risky than Twitter or Facebook, which indicates that businesses are warming up to blogging. LinkedIn is considered slightly risky by 43% of businesses and not risky by 35%, making it more trusted than Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites, or blogs.

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How To Engage On Sites Using Facebook’s New Commenting Plugin

Dave Fleet

Facebook recently introduced a new version of its Facebook Comment Box Plugin , allowing website owners to integrate their commenting functionality with their Facebook presence. Do they just avoid commenting on sites using this plugin? Pros : Works within Facebook’s rules.

Using Facebook Hashtags for Your #FacebookMarketing

yMarketingMatters

When Facebook introduced its Twitter-like hashtag (#) feature in June, marketers began to buzz about the potential boosting effects that this new Facebook trend can bring to brands and businesses. Hashtags are gaining momentum on Facebook. How to Use Facebook Hashtags.

You Can Join The Social Media Site That Pays, It Is Called TSU

Social Media Network Marketing

A New Social Media Site has come into existence. You Can Join The Social Media Site That Pays It Is Called TSU. Well we know that practically every month various Social Media Sites come up and an equal number seem to close down. It looks very much like Facebook.

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21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. But the bottom line is, as Amanda DiSilvestro notes in one of the posts highlighted below, “there are two online platforms (marketers) just can’t avoid: Google and Facebook.” Best Facebook Marketing Guides.

The Evolution of Facebook Remarketing

Jon Loomer

I thought about naming this post something like, “Why Facebook Advertisers Don’t Need a Website Anymore,” but that takes what I’m about to say too far. or simply have a lightly trafficked site? What are your thoughts on the evolution of Facebook remarketing?

5 Tools That Will Boost Your On-Site Engagement

Kikolani

Engagement improves visitor Time on Site, Reduces Bounce Rate and improves SERPS. You have to give them an obvious and immediate benefit to make them stay on your site. Here are five tools you can use to convert your casual browsers into active site users.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived. Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group and the Help Center.

Are You Ready for The New Facebook Conversion Pixel?

agora pulse

Facebook’s tracking pixels is a central part in Facebook Ads marketing for many businesses. What Is the New Facebook Conversion Pixel? The new pixel combines both the conversion pixel and the audience pixel into one “basic” tool called the “Facebook pixel.”

3 Super Quick Facebook Tips to Increase Fans

yMarketingMatters

Here are three easy tips to organically increase your Facebook Fan base and engagement: 1. Link Your Facebook Business Page from Your Personal Facebook Profile . type in the name of your Facebook Page. Add a Facebook Like Box to Your Website.

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Social Media - A Site That Tells Your Age In Your Photo!

Social Media Network Marketing

Microsoft engineers Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian developed the site to test out the company's new face-detection API. More than 35,000 tried it just in the first few days to see if the site could guess their age and gender. Join Me On TSU - The Social Media Site!

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Luxury Auto Brand Aston Martin Uses Social Media Campaign to Double Site Traffic

The Realtime Report

Designed to market the new Vanquish model, the campaign used Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the Aston Martin website to achieve impressive results, with the brand seeing the highest traffic ever on its website during the first three days of the campaign.

LinkedIn is the Login of Choice for B2B sites [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Since its last round-up of social logins in July 2010, the login of choice for B2B sites has grown rapidly. During the last year, it has been the great platform Facebook that has held the dominant position as the third-party login of choice in all realms – but one, namely news sites.

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7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

Pamorama

Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. Results: 71% sales increase from Facebook.

7-Step Facebook Marketing Strategy to Dominate 2017

Sprout Social

Let’s be honest here–Facebook isn’t slowing down. billion monthly active users on Facebook, which includes a 17% year over year spike since 2016. Your Facebook marketing strategy has to be unique. There’s an ocean of potential customers you can reach on Facebook. Faceboo

Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools

Adam Sherk

What are the best third-party tools for advanced Facebook analytics? It is fair to say that Facebook is getting better at providing this data itself; the latest version of Facebook Insights offers a wider range of data than ever before. In this post I’m purposely leaving out comprehensive suites like Radian6 or Lithium and focusing on solutions that are specifically (or at least mostly) geared towards Facebook analytics.

Social Media Growth: 65% of Adults Online Now Use Sites [Infographic]

Pamorama

A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project on social media reveals that nearly two-thirds of adults on the Internet say they use social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, up slightly from a year ago. use social-networking sites.

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Why B2B Advertisers Need Facebook

SocialTimes Facebook

For most B2B advertisers, we’re finding that Facebook generates exponentially more leads at a more efficient rate. This means a lot of marketers–particularly smaller businesses–need to start prioritizing Facebook. Here are four reasons why: Scale: Facebook is substantially larger than LinkedIn– 1.79 No barrier to entry: Facebook gives advertisers large and small access to its entire suite of products and capabilities.

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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram Demographics

Pamorama

67% of online adults use social networking sites. But who exactly are the people who use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram? Branding Demographics Facebook Instagram Marketing Pinterest Social Media Social Networking Twitter

Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends

Ari Herzog

The average Facebook user in the United States has 229 friends, initiating 3 friend requests every month and accepting 4. I was the first on the site and everyone else followed; and when our physical reunions were scheduled, we already knew everything about each other.

Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Facebook drew in 55% of teens and 52% of young adults. Are you surprised by Tumblr’s dominance over Facebook in this demographic?

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. Facebook in 2013. My blogging will definitely increase — and with a slant around my new Facebook page on digital strategy.

5 Steps to Finding the Best Rating-and-Review Sites for Your Business

Convince & Convert

Managing the rating-and-review sites that are driving (or not driving) sales for your business can help you get business more reliably. Even better, there are a few tried-and-true strategies for finding and evaluating these sites. How to Find the Top Rating-and-Review Sites.

Facebook Metrics Update

Janet Fouts

Some important changes are taking place on Facebook around the way the site measures how popular and therefore worthy of being seen by your fans your posts are. Edgerank , the algorithm Facebook previously used to measure value, is being revised. Facebook Facebook Pages

Will Facebook Always Be Free? Probably Not For Everyone!

SocMed Sean

One of the more interesting ones that I uncovered was in the Facebook Terms of Use. In fact, Facebook has done a pretty good job of reassuring users that they will continue to be free by posting it on their blog and by posting it clearly on their login page.

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. In this same world we have sites that enable you to share the various pages and blogs that may be of interest to you. These sites enable you to share links of pages / sites / blogs that you would like to recommend. Social Bookmarking sites are handy at two levels. There are various sites that enable Social Bookmarking.

Facebook Just Told Us How to Do Facebook Marketing

Convince & Convert

First, the Reachpocalypse , where Facebook massively reduced organic reach of business pages. And now, the Promocalypse where Facebook has decreed that as of January, 2015 overly promotional posts from business pages will be treated like a North Korean political opponent.

Exploding Smartphones, Facebook's Workplace And Fake News Sites - The Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

Twist Image

Many people have talked about Facebook as your own, private space. Some still consider Facebook for personal and LinkedIn for professional. Facebook just launched Workplace (which was previously called, Facebook At Work). Have you seen the countless fake news sites that are popping up? Just look at your Facebook feed? facebook. facebook feed. facebook workplace. fake news site.

How to Create Facebook Visuals that Convert

Peg Fitzpatrick

Does creating Facebook visuals seem overwhelming for you? Are you unsure of what types of images work on Facebook? In this article, I’ll share WHY and HOW to create Facebook visuals for your marketing that will convert. Hallmarks of awesome Facebook visuals.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. As much as Google+, Facebook, and Pinterest promise a way to connect, they’ve also promoted a disconnect--sharing on different platforms, proving a fragmented sense of keeping tabs on any social network. We can track our connections’ job promotions on LinkedIn, photos from their new office on Facebook, and hear their celebratory music on Spotify--but what about how these all link together?

The Importance of the Facebook Pixel

Jon Loomer

I still hear from Facebook advertisers who aren’t currently using the Facebook pixel — or aren’t using it to its full potential. Is the Facebook pixel needed? Without the Facebook pixel, you’re limiting yourself from the most popular targeting options.

You Can Join The Social Media Site That Pays, It Is Called TSU

Social Media Network Marketing

A New Social Media Site has come into existence. You Can Join The Social Media Site That Pays It Is Called TSU. Well we know that practically every month various Social Media Sites come up and an equal number seem to close down. It looks very much like Facebook.

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