The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Social news is about reciprocal relationships.

Building Trust: A Relationship is Not a Newsletter Opt-In

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, the problem is expanding to all corners of the social media world. Know an “Expert&# from a Con-Man There are a lot of ethical social media enthusiasts in my midst. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Social media is the new game in town. Does social media convert?

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Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Oblivion If you are an expert on a subject matter, you should know the latest news, findings, and opinions about it. People often advance themselves as a technical expert on a brand, but seem unaware when that brand is in the news for having a defect or a major product announcement.

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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.

I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s the real Facebook, long before I joined the social network myself: Truthfully, it doesn’t matter who invented Facebook. And these three social networks, which were based on very similar concepts, predated the Facebook that we know and love today.

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned by Tamar Weinberg on April 20, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Todd Mintz.

What Chris Brogan and Gary Vaynerchuk Have in Common, and What You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He is extremely devoted to empowering individuals and companies about marketing, networking, reciprocity, and social media. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

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? One of the most common questions in social media is – “is it worth it?”.

13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I had graduated college the previous year, so many of my classmates seemed to have “moved on&# from the social sites of my time (all of which have dissolved). Facebook is not just a social network anymore; it is a society.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun. What do you think about using social media for business? Custom landing pages can increase your social media efforts.

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now I’m going to talk a bit more about six solid foundations upon which you can build viral content and I’ll illustrate how they’re used in today’s social media. Yet again why you are the queen of all bloggy, posty, social media-y things.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable).

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts.

How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips. However, without a successful plan and any adequate preparation, your social media efforts will fail. Don’t make your social media efforts half-assed.

Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Twitter is one of the largest social networking sites, featuring users from various walks of lives. It is very clear that you can’t automate social media. Your Status Matters Twitter is not just any kind of social networking site.

7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. This might be via power players on social networks (eg, this story is moving on Sphinn) or even national TV (Susan Boyle’s video was a recording of a popular TV show).

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Andrew Sutherland, 17 Year Old Creator of Quizlet » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us Buzz YouTube Tamar Weinberg is a social media enthusiast with a passion for all things tech and productivity.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a few jokes going around the blogosphere right now regarding what it means to be a social media expert. In fact, I don’t think becoming a social media expert is something that people should be worried about; they should be focused on becoming expert communicators instead.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They are interested in this new “social media” thing but haven’t actually dipped their proverbial toes in the social waters yet. However, the CEO read an article in Adage, and as a result, he wants to hit social ground running. Calling attention to social profiles?

How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily. Also, when breaking news happens, a real time search can also clue you in to more information.

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, I’m going to say kudos to Apple for trying involve themselves in the world of social media. Social media is exactly that: “social.&# If you’re going to dive in the social media world, you need to understand what it means to be “social.&#

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The Importance of Networking on the Internet

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Completely Random , Personal > The Importance of Networking on the Internet The Importance of Networking on the Internet by Tamar Weinberg on July 27, 2009 Share This post is a little personal in nature, but I’m sure if you read through the end, you’ll enjoy reading this story as much as I enjoyed telling it. I once said that social media mimics real life relationships.

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

How do you get your news? In the past I have variously read newspapers, watched TV news bulletins, read news.bbc.co.uk Now it seems I get most of my news from Twitter. As Chris Garrett explains in his post, if you follow numerous feed bots, you can get the news all the time.

More Great Internet Marketing Posts for 2007

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Google , Internet , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing > More Great Internet Marketing Posts for 2007 More Great Internet Marketing Posts for 2007 by Tamar Weinberg on January 15, 2008 Share Thought you had enough of the greatest Internet Marketing posts of 2007 ?

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It also reminds you that Facebook is one of their social destinations on the web, but that you might be interested in their YouTube page. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.) After all, every interaction shows up on the Fan’s news feed.

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A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Truthfully, I understand the reasoning behind separating videos and podcasts from news: videos and podcasts require more attention whereas many news stories already include pictures and adding an images section can be construed by some as redundancy. Are you submitting a news story?

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

and its restricted access, people had no need to use any other names on the Mark Zuckerberg-created social network. It’s how social networks are intended to be used. Even social media “purists&# aren’t really that pure.

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a news breaker. My personal favorite is CNN Breaking News.

How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now known as the “social media hotel&# of NYC, Roger Smith is attracting a really incredible bunch of people who have raved about the ambiance and the company’s approachability online. He explains that “Twitter allowed me to be social without having to be IRL.&#

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Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be. The only investment in the act of marketing on the social web is time and energy. Thankfully, you don’t have to go at social media marketing alone.

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Mixxing In, and Why Early Adoption is Important: A Review of the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s about time that I bring the dialogue here since it’s evident that I’m already starting to grow fond of the brand new social network. The Early Adopter Appeal Mixx is a new social news site that went into private beta a mere two months ago. Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Social media involves people who work together, not alone.

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What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

TLC made many missteps when it came to their social media marketing efforts. Heck, perhaps TLC will come by and ramp up their social media efforts. Social Media is Social First and foremost, let’s lay down some ground rules. It’s social media.

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The Blogger and Marketer's Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you haven’t yet swam in the social media waters, it’s about time that you start. Social media is all about community, and that community exists whether you need them or not. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

My uncle knows a young girl from his community, a recent college graduate, who is looking for a social media job. Social media is about helping one another and building real strong friendships, usually around a certain interest or activity.

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Want to Friend Me on Facebook? I now have status updates in my feed, and finally, I can see both happy and sad news.