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Flickr adds Downloadable Video Sharing

The Way of the Web

It’s not often that there’s a new feature worth talking about at Flickr. And it seems to have been so long that Flickr’s marketing team dropping it into a particularly bare email, giving it just two lines. Flickr has now made it possible to allow you to share videos in the same way as you can allow people to download your photos. It’s useful in two ways.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Image: TheNextWeb via Flickr, CC 2.0. Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. ” 3.

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How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing


Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They add a few lines of HTML metadata to blog posts and other thought leadership content that enable brands to stand out from the pack in Twitter feeds that are full of text. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. I’ll be chatting at [link] in a minute!

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. Twitter in 2013. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013. I continue to use Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Yelp, and other platforms.

18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

For those of us who’ve been using Twitter for a while, we sometimes forget that there are new adopters of the network every day. Trying to figure out Twitter back in the day was bad enough; can you imagine what it’s like these days? So here are 18 tweetable Twitter tips for newbies (check out that alliteration!). Include a link in your Twitter profile.

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20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools [.]

Two Twitter Accounts: Yea or Nay?

Waxing UnLyrical

My Twitter experience began over three years ago with an anonymous account. So I created a more professional Twitter account, with the intention of making a grand announcement one day. Gaining followers is much easier when you have your face as your avatar, and a descriptive Twitter bio. Image: OperationPaperStorm via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest post by Sanjiva Persad.

24 Free Twitter Header Images

Geoff Livingston

This holiday season I reedited 24 of my photos , cropping them to fit your Twitter header image. If you like any of them, click on the link located below these images to download on Flickr. Marketing Photography 24 free holiday images license photography twitterAs an amateur photographer nothing makes me happier than giving my photos away so people can use them. Happy holidays!

Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

A friend, whom I have introduced to Twitter, sends me emails with questions about various Twitter tools. When someone who is starting on Twitter or doesn’t have much of a network uses them, it tells me several things about them. The reason I am filled with guinea pig worry today is that there are still people using Twitter for tweeting. Guest post by Brian Meeks.

Taking a Peek at Twitter Analytics

Social Media Marketing

I received an email recently that contained an analysis of a high-profile Silicon Valley executive’s Twitter followers, as performed by PeekAnalytics. Rather than reporting on a third person’s Twitter followers, I thought it might be more interesting (to me, at least) to take a look at a breakdown of my own Twitter followers. Photo Credit: Kalexanderson (Flickr).

Why Protecting Your Twitter Profile is a Bad Idea

Waxing UnLyrical

Because these were the days when we weren’t sure how Twitter was different than Facebook. So, we treated Twitter like Facebook, something for select eyes only.” I’d asked them to also post their Twitter handles and Google+ profiles, so that I could create a list and circle respectively for them. I was not a fan of Twitter at first, and now I love it. My M.O.

Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Create a hashtag on Twitter and tweet about your upcoming event. Share images of your booth (and a map highlighting your booth’s location) on Flickr and your other social networks. Follow-up is critical: You must: Add the people you met to your Linkedin and Foursquare networks, G+ Circles, follow them on Twitter. Today’s guest post is by Allen Mireles. Or do we?

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How Manwich Could Use Twitter Without Even Being On It

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. Well, recently Gini Dietrich invited Lindsay Bell to dinner via The Twitter. I did a Flickr search for Manwich and got over 1,500 results! I mean, they chose “Manwich” for their Twitter handle. If you enjoyed it, be sure to connect with Shonali on Twitter , Facebook , or Google+. Funny+useful=awesome.”

Facebook and Twitter: Out With the Old, In With the New

The Realtime Report

At the turn of the decade, Facebook and Twitter were the two giants in social media. The challenges each site faced were essentially different; Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook were out to show that his “social network” was more than just an experiment; meanwhile, Twitter was looking to prove that it could be a platform more meaningful than trending topics and celebrity gossip.

Useless But Fun Twitter Tools


There are tons of incredibly useful Twitter tools out there, but those are for another post. There are some fun, incredibly useless Twitter tools on the internet, as well, and you can experience the ghost of Twitter’s past. Who.Unfollowed.Me – And lastly, any curious Twitter user will want to know who’s not following them anymore. Check it out!

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Must-See Twitter

Social Media Marketing

One recent Fast Company articles point out how appointment TV has returned , because of none other than Twitter. Fans who have TiVo'd their programs had better steer clear of Twitter while their favorite programs are on, lest they have a barrage of spoilers come their way. In another article, Fast Company called Twitter TV's killer app. trends Twitter

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks. But the rise of Instagram as a deft and light app that allowed seamless integration into sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and more made some wonder if there was a future for Flickr. Taken from Twitter's ToS] Whew! So what happened? Backed by Yahoo!,

Paying for Twitter? Would You?

Social Media Citizens

Here is a good question: If you had to pay to use Twitter, would you still participate? So how does this explain the popularity of pay sites like Flickr and Vimeo ? Would you pay to access Twitter or Facebook? Are you willing to pay for upgraded memberships on sites like Flickr or LinkedIn? News Trends Chris Tompkins paying for twitter TwitterJeffrey I. However, Cole continues, “Such an extreme finding that produced a zero response underscores the difficulty of getting Internet users to pay for anything that they already receive for free.”.

Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags

Home About Us Contact SEJ News PPC SEO Tools Social Links BlueGlass SEO Services Social Media Marketing Pay Per Click Online Reputation Management Content Development Mar 24 2009 Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags What is a Twitter hashtag? They’re like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. Berget I'm using hashtags to promote my ebook on Twitter.

Is Twitter For Bullies?

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s not because it disagrees with my sensibilities (though it does), nor because I have a particular affection for Twitter (though I do). The author has a Twitter account , I’ll grant him that, but by the looks of it, doesn’t actually engage with anyone. Image: Shareski via Flickr, CC 2.0. Image: Joe Edwards via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest post by Mike Doman. Give me a break.

Understanding Photography on Instagram

Geoff Livingston

I find that crossover between social networks – 500 Pixels to Facebook to Flickr to Instagram to Twitter – is minimal. GL: I think Instagram has become much more mainstream in the past two years, and is in many ways is starting to replace Twitter. The article is titled “Market Yourself on Instagram”, but it is gated, unfortunately. It would never work in Instagram.

Two Twitter Accounts: An Update

Waxing UnLyrical

I wrote a blog post last year about my decision to keep two Twitter accounts. You might recall that I had an anonymous “casual” Twitter account and a professional one. I DMed these people with my professional Twitter information and encouraged them to keep in touch. Image: shawncampbell via Flickr, CC 2.0. Two Twitter Accounts: An Update. I waxed (Un!)lyrical

Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter


» June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. I assure you that not only women are interesting in generating reactions on Twitter -plenty of men do as well. Its kind of sexist really. Nevertheless, it still makes for an interesting read. Click on it to view full size.

Open Community Case Study – Food Bank


On their Facebook page and Twitter account they aim to increase awareness of what they’re doing and what others are doing on their behalf. Their Flickr page and YouTube channel are used to support Food Bank activities, for example, displaying photos taken at community events. And it all started on Twitter. Check them out: Twitter. Flickr. See, it works! Facebook.

Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

photo courtesy of Flickr. One quick glance at Audi Ireland’s Twitter activity recently could have had many in an uproar. Instead, the company is being praised by some for their most recent Twitter campaign that uses ‘ #WomenDrivers ‘ with images of crashed vehicles, parking mishaps, and more. If a woman wants to drive… don’t stand in her way! Nice job, lady!

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? 20 million?

12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been participating in or moderating Twitter chats (ok, “tweetchats,&# if you must) for about a year and a half now. Last year, I wrote two posts based on questions I received about Twitter chats. The first discussed 3 questions to ask – and answer – when launching a Twitter chat , and the second talked about making the most of a Twitter chat.

Flickr Friday: The Content Grid


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Social Search Articles | Main | Twitter announces #NewTwitter » September 10, 2010 Flickr Friday: The Content Grid A content marketing framework that plots type and channel across two dimensions: who should create it (a single owner or the entire staff) and how it should be distributed for maximum impact on the sales funnel.

Manwich: A Case Study on Social Media Listening

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. Well, recently Gini Dietrich invited Lindsay Bell to dinner via The Twitter. I did a Flickr search for Manwich and got over 1,500 results! I mean, they chose “Manwich” for their Twitter handle. Guest Posts Howie Goldfarb Marketing Social Media Twitter flickr listening manwich pinterestMaybe a Manwich.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Tyler Durdan via Flickr, CC 2.0 Comment as pts moderator PRnick Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! And O.M.G. And that was it.

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How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity SMM

Links to all of the company’s social media profiles (LinkedIn company page, Facebook, YouTube channel, Twitter etc.). • Releases should be presented in reverse date order and links should include the headline, date and one-line summary (preferably Twitter-friendly 115 characters or less). by TomPick and guest blogger Maria Verven. based on division, product line, purpose etc.)

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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 OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“#&# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business 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! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.

Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

blog archives about Services Contact Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure) by Robin Broitman Still feeling confused by Twitter Hashtags- those words that start with a # symbol that you keep seeing on Twitter? Twitter hashtags are a great tool for finding, following and participating in topical discussions relevant to you. What the Hashtag?! Thanks.

Your Media Is Controlled By A Handful Of Companies (Yes, Even The Internet)

Twist Image

To push this inequity even further, if you look at the comments in Herman's Blog post, Jon Steinberg (the President of BuzzFeed ), points to a flickr photo of another staggering statistic: 75% of all advertising spend is controlled by three advertising networks: WPP , Omnicom , Publicis and Interpublic. As Twitter 's popularity grew several years back, I noticed something that disturbed me: the trending topics were becoming the same subject matter that we might see covered on CNN or Entertainment Tonight. flickr. twitter. What happened to The Long Tail ? It was.

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12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0 Initially I was trying to find something that worked with Flickr, but then I stumbled upon Cincopa. Comment as pts moderator hannush Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! This post was mentioned on Twitter by Roberto Carreras. Well, I can only think of so many at a time. vs… Which is Best?


Since a lot of us who are users of social media/networks have multiple online profiles across the web, for example, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr etc., Technorati Tags: , Facebook , , Flickr , Linkedin , Twitter. Flickr Linkedin TwitterTweet Recently, the new platform was launched after having kept us all waiting.

Costa Coffee: Why Isn’t Twitter Brewing?

Waxing UnLyrical

What, no Twitter? A few months ago, I read a great blog post by Ray Grieselhuber on the Ginzametrics blog about Trader Joe’s, and the fact that they, a major grocery chain, didn’t have an official presence on Twitter. It seemed baffling, and Ray did an excellent job of identifying the benefits of having an official Twitter presence. And that’s it.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.

No One “Consumes” Social Media

Geoff Livingston

Or, “Can I have some Flickr for that blog?&#. And stop eating so much Twitter, it’s bad for one’s diet! Rants Social Media consumption Disqus facebook Flickr media patterns Quora twitter useImage by ugod. Ever notice the phrase “consumes social media&# or a variant of that in market research and social media wonk discourse ? Just a movie?