The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook by Tamar Weinberg on December 10, 2008 Share Social media mimics real relationships — in many cases. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Social media is about being social.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the post, I shared my don’ts of social networks, and to that point, I added the following rule for LinkedIn: Gathering all the email addresses of users you are connected to — even locating email addresses of LinkedIn Group managers — and utilizing this mailing list to promote your own company or service off-site. In fact, the problem is expanding to all corners of the social media world.

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Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites by Tamar Weinberg on January 23, 2008 Share Often, I hear from people who complain that social media doesn’t do anything for their “marketing&# efforts. Social media is the new game in town.

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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

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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. As she notes in her introduction, Li’s book is organized around four main themes: Research: start by using search and social media monitoring tools to discover where your customers and prospects are congregating. Social Events (e.g.,

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands by Tamar Weinberg on October 7, 2010 Share This is a guest post from James Adams. Oblivion If you are an expert on a subject matter, you should know the latest news, findings, and opinions about it.

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I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Ideas vs. Execution: The Facebook Fiasco Ideas vs. Execution: The Facebook Fiasco by Tamar Weinberg on September 4, 2007 Share I’m getting a bit frustrated with the hundreds of posts that speak about individuals who claimed to invent Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg. or to actually give the social network a fair chance.

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. Marketing Beyond the Social.

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. So, what does this have to do with social media? In my experience, I’ve found that I’m quite successful at making people laugh via social media. Social media to me, is a life long lesson.

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 Buzz YouTube Tamar Weinberg is a social media enthusiast with a passion for all things tech and productivity.

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

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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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. If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck.

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Social Media > Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content by Tamar Weinberg on October 29, 2007 Share As many of us alluded to earlier this month at SMX Social Media , viral content is king. Yet again why you are the queen of all bloggy, posty, social media-y things.

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 ?

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. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts. It also allows you to share your bookmarks on other social networking sites.

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? Which is why, of course, your business needs a killer social media strategy.

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.

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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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. Social media, on the other hand, allows you to connect directly with the audience you want to target, on common ground, and build relationships.

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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.

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. With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them by Tamar Weinberg on September 8, 2010 Share The following is a guest post from one of my favorite young bloggers Onibalusi Bamidele (he’s 16!) It is very clear that you can’t automate social media.

Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media by Tamar Weinberg on December 2, 2008 Share This is a guest post by search engine optimization expert Gab Goldenberg , who actually spends a good chunk of his time in a classroom: he’s a law student!

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Viral Marketing > 7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos 7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos by Tamar Weinberg on January 28, 2010 Share In the past few years, video has come a long way. Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles.

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A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. That’s why social media is important. There are two things that act as an extension to social media: #1: great customer service, especially since everything is now public, and #2: great content, so that you can do something that is clearly remarkable that people would want to talk about. Great content, #2, works across the board for social media.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Websites > You Can Learn a Great Deal from a 17-Year-Old You Can Learn a Great Deal from a 17-Year-Old by Tamar Weinberg on March 12, 2007 Share I must have first heard of Quizlet through Lifehacker. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > 5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online 5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online by Tamar Weinberg on February 2, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Glen Allsopp , a 20-year-old genius who has been in this industry for as long as I remember — and you can tell he’s got a knack for brilliance.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over by Tamar Weinberg on May 12, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Hugo Guzman. They are interested in this new “social media” thing but haven’t actually dipped their proverbial toes in the social waters yet.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search by Tamar Weinberg on April 22, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Evan Britton, founder of Sency. In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn’t Matter Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn’t Matter by Tamar Weinberg on October 22, 2009 Share Apple, the company behind aesthetically pleasing hardware that keeps fanboys drooling, has recently joined Twitter.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits. How do you get your news?

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.)

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A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up by Tamar Weinberg on December 17, 2007 Share When I was at Pubcon last week, Digg launched its highly anticipated images section. I’m glad I no longer have to put those stories in “offbeat news.&# Are you submitting a news story?

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Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business by Tamar Weinberg on August 26, 2009 Share Last week, I wrote a piece on brand building for Forbes.com. But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be.

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Dear Facebook Friends, You’re Doing it Wrong Dear Facebook Friends, You’re Doing it Wrong by Tamar Weinberg on June 23, 2010 Share Unless you’ve gone to a college in the last 10-15 years (and only when the book existed), you may not even know where the name Facebook came from. (In It’s how social networks are intended to be used.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through Social Media How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through Social Media by Tamar Weinberg on March 4, 2010 Share Did you know that New York City offers more opportunities than the standard tourist attractions? Be real, be social, and be involved.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Social Media > The Blogger and Marketer’s Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile Jobs and Blog Mentions The Blogger and Marketer’s Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile Jobs and Blog Mentions by Tamar Weinberg on August 18, 2009 Share Sometimes you can’t tell the difference between a marketer and a blogger.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Social Media > Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects Your Offline Relationships Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects Your Offline Relationships by Tamar Weinberg on August 18, 2010 Share As social media enthusiasts, we often forget that we live in a different type of world than everyone else.

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? Despite the fact that Facebook has the most customizable privacy settings of all social networks (though we could argue with their effectiveness in a whole other post), people don’t like maintaining a “business&# identity on the same profile as their “personal&# (fun?)