On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

Google recently announced it is killing off several of its services, which it does from time to time. This time though, Google cut services for a tool that isn’t just “popular.” ” Google Reader is the bedrock for how many people collect information on the Internet. Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more.

How To Replace Google Reader

Small Business Mavericks

If you’re concerned that the demise of Google Reader will kill your blog, rest your eyes. Set up e-mail subscription – Few people within the general public ever figured out RSS enough to use an RSS reader, but everyone understands e-mail. Promote your blog through social media – I’d be willing to bet that almost everyone you know has a Facebook account. It may also mean YouTube, Tumblr, Foursquare, and other social media sites.

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Google Reader’s Demise is Irrelevant for Blogs

Convince & Convert

Social Media Controversies Addressed, Fresh Each Week. In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about the demise of Google Reader and how it’s overblown. Google Reader is Dead and I Shrug My Shoulders. I came back from Down Under to discover that Google Reader is being discontinued by Google. I haven’t opened Google Reader in at least two years , and I know I’m not alone.

Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions

Kikolani

If you follow my writing, you probably know how much I love Google Reader. On July 1st, Google Reader says goodbye. The Learn More takes you to a page that tells you what you can export using their Google Takeout tool, but nothing in the way of alternatives. A Little About How I Use(d) Google Reader. Each time I subscribe to a blog, I organize them by topic (Blogging, Freelance, Social Media, SEO, etc.).

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Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. I have had a Reader account for several years now, but hadn’t really ever used it. I did, at one time, make use of an RSS reader called BlogBridge. But little by little Twitter and Facebook have taken over the reader duties for me. The report says Facebook Readers will pull in not news stories and will intersperses them with Facebook friend’s updates.

Social Media Strategies Summit & More

Jason Yormark

I absolutely love being able to build out a marketing/social media business for the firm, and we’re already making things happen with some pretty significant clients. It would be untrue to say that I still don’t have much to learn and for that reason I’m looking forward to attending The Social Media Strategies Summit in a few weeks. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Social Media

Social Media-ize Your Blog

Jason Yormark

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. By just taking a few easy tips to re-organize your blog and add some plugins or code, you can have your blog set up so that anyone that stops by can quickly and easily share your content, and find you in the social media world.

Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? by Tamar Weinberg on April 14, 2010 Share For most, social media is new and fun. For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor. Social media experts are no longer social media experts.

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Following is an abbreviated list of useful tools, resources and/or apps with links and short descriptions that you may want to incorporate into your daily social media practice. Taweet (beta) is a social calendar and event promotion application for Twitter.

5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources

Jason Yormark

Tweet It’s amazing to me how quickly social media and community management have exploded in the job market. There’s some great resources out there to target your job search when it comes to social media and community management jobs. I’ve tried to avoid all the repetitive job sites that “claim” to be focused on social media/community, but are just glorified job boards with social media jobs listed at the top. Add this to Google Bookmarks.

The New Gig: VP of Marketing & Social Media @ Strategies 360

Jason Yormark

I’m thrilled to be joining Strategies 360 as their new VP of Social. Media. building the social media offering and team at Strategies 360 and. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. The Office For Mac Social Media Extravaganza! Social Media

Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

When it comes to staying on top of social media, one of the big challenges we have is to find the social media tools that will help us achieve a happy medium between curating, listening, engaging and producing content. – but of those I have tested, here is what I currently think is the holy trinity of managing social media. See a really great post in my Reader and know that’s something I’ll want to share.

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

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Virality & Search Topsy One part virality tool, one part tracking mechanism, one part social listening post, Topsy is becoming one of new favorites. Tracking Google Analytics No surprise, this is my primary statistical source for Convince & Convert.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | Subcribe via RSS 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant July 27th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Social Media has certainly become THE trend over the past year or so, and everyone and their sister is jumping on board. Read Everything – The fact is, Social Media is changing everyday.

Strategies 360 Is Hiring: Marketing & Social Media Associate

Jason Yormark

Today I begin my search for the first piece of many in building out the S360 Marketing & Social Media team. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. The New Gig: VP of Marketing & Social Media @ Strategies 360. 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. Digital Marketing Social Media

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. Social media is a lengthy, tedious process.

My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Apple , Social Media / My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps | Subcribe via RSS My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps February 22nd, 2010 Posted in Apple , Social Media Tweet Share As if spending countless hours on the computer with social media wasn’t enough, there’s a quite a few excellent apps out there that help you manage, monitor and communicate through your social media channels on the go.

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Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink

SocMed Sean

Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information. Here are a few steps I took to keep from spending too much time with my digital relationships and not enough time in real life: Schedule your time…and stick to it – I consistently spend 1 hour in the morning and 2 hours at night to work in the social space. Put the phone down and stop checking your social channels and email.

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5 Sure Fire Social Media Tactics To Jump Start Your Job Search

Jason Yormark

How To Blog More Effectively Part 1: Keywords Social Media-ize Your Blog 5 Steps To A Professional Grade Blog On A Budget. It’s this keyword list that you should use regularly to describe yourself in your social media profiles and the blog posts that you write. Instead, use a tool like Google Reader and subscribe to job listings where applicable. Related posts: 5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources. Social Media

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | Subcribe via RSS 5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant July 27th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Social Media has certainly become THE trend over the past year or so, and everyone and their sister is jumping on board. Read Everything – The fact is, Social Media is changing everyday.

Social Media Book Giveaway Contest Follow Up

Jason Yormark

So my takeaway is that obviously my reader engagement increased quite a bit. I would say that what the contest did for me was encourage existing readers of my blog to engage, not so much attract new readers. At the end of the day, doing a contest on your blog will definitely give you a boost in your reader engagement, but the real hope is that by working in a contest or two, you can start to earn additional trust and regular visitors to your site, but it takes more then that.

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. That’s why you need to paint a picture that’s more meaningful and encompasses what “social media&# as a label really is.

Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About Reliability of Information by Adam Sherk on January 21, 2010 Yesterday Cision released the results of their Social Media and Online Usage Study, a survey of social media usage by print and Web journalists. Newspaper journalists were the most likely to report using no social media tools (21%).

Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? by Adam Sherk on October 6, 2010 It is safe to say that most news sites are now experimenting with various forms of user engagement and content promotion through social media. In recent years many larger news organizations were still coming to terms with the need for a social presence and the nature of their participation.

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3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Social Media > 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement by Tamar Weinberg on August 25, 2010 Share If you’re doing social media for your business, there’s nothing better than to do it right.

Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in the Mix by Adam Sherk on December 2, 2009 A new whitepaper from Vocus with their 2010 PR Planning Survey results has some encouraging statistics about the increasing role of search engine optimization in the overall PR mix. Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Welcome to Social Media U. google.

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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 7 Reasons Not to Put All Your Eggs in the Twitter Basket March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you too Twitter-obsessed in your social media approach?

This Week in Social Media – 6/12/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. If you have additional links, sources or ideas that might be helpful, I''d encourage you to add some via a comment below or tag me in Google+.

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” You’ve seen the statistics on social media marketing : 93% of marketers use social media for business. 500 companies use at least one major social media platform.

The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I also have the Google Calendar gadget on my Gmail sidebar, so I have an easy way to access my upcoming meetings, appointments, and phone calls. Get notifications via Gmail Notifier : Google Notifier is a small app that tells me about new incoming email, much like Outlook does with its native app. Rapportive is a social CRM, giving you important information about the person who is emailing you. Google Reader. Google Docs.

Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach? But I’m here to look at what really matters – which team has more reach via social media? Now we all know that social media isn’t a numbers game – it’s not just about reach, it’s about making the most of your connections.

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Does Social Media Increase a Journalist's Value?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Does Social Media Increase a Journalist’s Value? One journalist has a large following and active presence on several social media sites. While things are not that simple, the fact is that being social media savvy is becoming an increasingly important part of a reporter’s skill set. Paywalls, Media Coverage and User Access: What’s a PR Pro to Do?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Some people think social media is just fun.

I’m Giving My Content To Social Media Informer For Free And Here’s Why It’s A Good Idea

Jason Yormark

The same reason 40+ other bloggers are doing the same on websites like Social Media Today and in this case Social Media Informer. If I gain a few new readers in the process, it was well worth giving away my content for free. Social Media Informer gets great content, and I get additional distribution. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Social Media Friendly Blogging.

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? by Tamar Weinberg on January 19, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Samir Balwani , the founder of Training Social , a resource for those interested in social media training. Every industry can benefit from social media.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The first major step forward was with Google which organized the Internet so that anyone could run accurate searches on specific topics they found interesting. The next evolution in content discovery came with the social revolution. The introduction of social feeds by Facebook, Twitter and other social networks changed the way that people discovered content. We are consuming more and more content from our social feeds. Featured Social Media

My social media system

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Productivity , Social Media , Tips » My social media system My social media system Written on February 3, 2009 by Josh Peters in Productivity , Social Media , Tips 1 Comment - Leave a comment! John Jantsch at Duct Tape Marketing posted up a work flow he dubbed his Social Media System.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media? Social media is changing how we do buisness.

6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Personal , Social Media > 6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing 6 Things Parenthood Taught Me About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on June 3, 2010 Share Just last year, I became a mother for the first time. That’s not really convincing social proof.