What’s Next for Tumblr?

Direct Marketing Observations

Yahoo’s recent announcement of it’s intent to purchase Tumblr has brought out the virtual fangs. Tumblr users are passionate and are worried about what will happen to their platform. ” If the deal goes down, Tumblr as you and I once knew it, may be done.

Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile. Tumblr.

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23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Hopefully you’ve caught up to these by now, but just in case, this post from Trevor LaTorre-Couch details (fairly) recent design and functionality changes from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and explaining for each change the benefit(s) of each change for marketers.

The Billion Dollar Branding Play

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What is Yahoo going to do with Tumblr? What is Tumblr going to become with Yahoo? After it was announced that Yahoo would be acquiring Tumblr for a little over a billion dollars, the online channels (and traditional media outlets) went crazy in an " Instagram just got bought by Facebook for a billion dollars" kind of way. Facebook was built for the Web and in 2011, their mobile experience was a tough sell. The future of Tumblr isn''t Yahoo.

Do You Need A Degree In Digital Marketing And Social Media?

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If you can't find out information in a general search (on Google , Bing , Yahoo or whatever), leverage your online social networks ( Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , tumblr , etc.) My good friend, Avinash Kaushik (Digital Marketing Evangelist at Google) has a great startup called, Market Motive that offers self-paced and coached online courses that are well-worth the money as well. facebook. tumblr. How important is a formal education for a career in marketing?

3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! If the user is already logged into Facebook, this is a one-click process. Dont Drink and Facebook: New Plugin.

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

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In this blog post I will discuss the evolution of social media from long-form to push-button, the emergence of social curation on sites such as Twitter and Tumblr , and the move to structured sets of curated content on Pinterest and its brethren. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

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hours on Tumblr, and 7 hours on Facebook, but a recent study by Shareaholic shows that Pinterest is driving more referral traffic than Google+, YouTube, Reddit, and LinkedIn — combined. People like to collect things.

As Tumblr Changes From Platform To Network

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While reading the SayYeah blog as they went over some of their gripes with Tumblr, I started thinking about how evolving user seem to be causing stress on the platform. A few years ago Tumblr was the easiest way to start a blog compared to Blogger or Wordpress. Like Twitter, Tumblr’s simplicity compared to the other products that existed when it first launched helped it attract users. Each of these types of activities brings people to Tumblr.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #359

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Power Lines in Anime - Tumblr. "The Internet eh? There are a few startups that are enabling people to sell stuff locally and in the moment from their mobile devices. Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. facebook. tumblr. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #359

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Power Lines in Anime - Tumblr. "The Internet eh? There are a few startups that are enabling people to sell stuff locally and in the moment from their mobile devices. Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. facebook. tumblr. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

The “most important” social networks to teens and young adults (aged 12-24) are now Instagram (32%), Twitter (24%), Facebook (14%), Snapchat (13%) and Tumblr (4%). 61% of startups use social media for marketing. ( 78% use Twitter for marketing; 74% use Facebook.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

Maybe it’s time to treat it like a startup business that might never earn you a cool million, but might earn you the respect of your peers and provide a channel where you can share your experiences and expertise. –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This!

The New Dilemma: Social Media Exposes Us to Too Much, Too Often

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The introduction of social feeds by Facebook, Twitter and other social networks changed the way that people discovered content. Another new form of spam which many are familiar with is how Facebook applications constantly push triggers and notifications to us through our friends.

28 of the Best Marketing Campaigns and Experiments of 2016 (and the People Behind Them)

Buffer Social

But Sreenivasan,, former chief digital officer at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, wasn’t—he shared the news far and wide on Facebook, and asked for advice on what he should do next, even linking to a form inviting friends to give advice. Startups 101 on Snapchat.

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

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While Facebook and Twitter receive the bulk of attention, other networks such as Pinterest, Google+ and Foursquare also rank well. Now, with a special Chrome browser extension, you can avoid seeing TV spoilers on Facebook and Twitter. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

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Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. generate ideas for social media together, adapt them to their local needs and then feed those ideas to post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and LinkedIn.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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This Week in Social Media – 4/24/2013

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Target has a "show don''t sell" content strategy Digiday goes inside IBM''s social content strategy The fledgling content site Medium has acquired the journalism startup Matter , which has concentrated on long form journalism. Facebook still leads, with YouTube following.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. The Future of Sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC]. Share on Tumblr email share Share on Tumblr email share. Count Facebook Likes and Shares. FacebookLikes script evaluates Facebook user interaction for any given range of URLs. It will display: Facebook like count. Facebook share count. Facebook.

Free Culture and Attention as Currency

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Most web assets from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr, Foursquare and a gazillion others appear to be free, opening floodgates of content, ranging from the genius of Wikipedia/ Ushahidi to the apparently innocuous LOLcats.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter?

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 30 How Are People Using Twitter?

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Business Resources from Mashable: – HOW TO: Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business – How Social Data & Mobile Tech Can Improve the Retail Experience – 5 Creative Facebook [.]

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

You can also post to Tumblr. It converts Google+ into a social media management tool”) and Agorapulse , a social media management tool that integrates with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

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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? Specifically, these days every startup, brand, journalist, etc.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Explore Classifieds ); // ); // Trending Stories YouTube Video of the Day: Is David Beckham’s Pepsi Clip Real or Fake?

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Pay to Play: Seven Ways Social Media is Getting More Expensive

Social Media Strategery

Starting a Facebook or Twitter account was free, and hiring a part-time intern to manage them didn’t cost much. In addition, brands with more Facebook likes are going to see a lower cost for paid distribution because paid social ads will show greater social context.

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When is the social curation bubble going to burst? — Tech News and Analysis

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Social curation exists in a complex space for organization and discovery that overlaps with everything from to-do lists to tagging, from bookmarking to recommendations… and, of course, big sharing platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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With social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook giving consumers the power to directly impact a brand’s performance, businesses are hiring a new member of the marketing team to not only monitor these channels, but also interact with consumers.

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Rupert Murdoch’s “The Daily&# Officially Launching Feb 2?

6,595 Words on a Traffic Generation Tactic You’re Not Using (But Should Be)

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It doesn’t require paid advertising campaigns via Facebook or Adwords. We relied so heavily on our RSS feed readership to drive people back to our websites the concern wasn’t to dissimilar to how you would feel today if Facebook announced they were closing down fan pages.

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! The latter are people who pass along info to friends and family from time to time via e-mail and Facebook.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

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Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. World Featured in US & World Videos Featured: iPad YouTube Facebook. How to Allow Subscribers on Facebook. Become a fan on Facebook. Facebook User.

How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Mobile 2.0 Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! However, as the Senator explained in her Tumblr Tumblr blog, she doesn’t follow anyone.

How to Promote Your Content Across Owned, Earned, and Paid Media

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Most companies have: Some sort of social media presence (be it Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc.). Incidentally, it’s a good idea to add Twitter Card and Facebook OGP metadata to that page.

Why Pinterest Is So Addictive

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hours on Tumblr, and 7 hours on Facebook. Long believes that Pinterest, like Facebook , relies on people generating content that interests other users, so once a critical mass of people comment and re-pin, it reinforces others to generate content. In contrast to Facebook, Long believes Pinterest is a refuge from relationship status, check-ins at restaurants, or pictures of kids. “It’s ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. More info available at [link] -->.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Mobile 2.0 Android Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Virtusa has seen successes with social media, through Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook and its blog blog.

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It’s All About.SOCIAL

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This means that www.yourbrand.social can redirect to your brand’s Facebook today, Twitter tomorrow and the social media platform of the future the next day. – Tumblr. It’s All About.SOCIAL. By Bill Glenn. Social media networks come and go. How many of us remember MySpace?

How to Identify Social Media Demographics & Target Viewer Interests for Better Social Reach

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For example, the most popular platform is Facebook, followed by Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Google+ in a constant neck and neck race. Facebook leans young, but there’s been a 45 percent spike in those ages 45 to 54 joining the site sine 2012. Image via flickr user Jason Howie.