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Citizen Journalism: Who is a Journalist Today?

Proactive Report

People today are always on the look out for new and faster ways to get their news. According the 2011 State of the Media report, not only do they want to be able to find it and get it fast, they also want to contribute to, and participate in, reporting the news. Almost half of all Americans (47%) now get some form of local news on a mobile device. 3 out of 5 tablet owners consume news on their tablets and many news publications have created a tablet app.

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Traffic Rises 350% Year-Over-Year For Social Publisher BuzzFeed

The Realtime Report

Calling itself “the social news and entertainment company,” BuzzFeed demonstrated last month that whatever the publisher’s formula may be, it’s working. Marketing itself as “the hottest, most social content on the web ,” BuzzFeed offers “breaking buzz and the kinds of things you’d want to pass along to your friends.” ” Clearly, this focus on “shareable” breaking news is driving traffic.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

A few nights ago, I went to the bloggers/Twitterers briefing for News.com new digital subscriptons for news hosted by Chief Executive Officer – News Digital Media and The Australian Richard Freudenstein and The Australian’s editor Clive Mathieson. No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

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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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This Week in Social Media – 4/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter 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 the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry News What the killer app for mobile? Just who uses social media?

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This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

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. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Facebook is working on a news reader.

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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

Way back in August 2010, the social news website Digg.com updated to version 4 – more or less sealing its doom. This switch to corporate interests isn’t anything new for social media sites; Twitter, Facebook, and others have made changes over the years that do more to make money than they do to satisfy the user. So why did these Digg users embrace Reddit as their new social news website home?

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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. I will be using these to promote my journal.

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How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging > How Young is Too Young? Ben’s blog, which covers entrepreneurship and social media, is wonderful despite him blogging for less than a year (he started shortly after his 16th birthday!). In March, he came out with a list of social media blogs you should be reading , and no, I didn’t play favorites here; Techipedia is not included.

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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.

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The New Media Relations

Proactive Report

It’s official – journalists rely on social media sources to find stories. A national survey conducted by Cision and Don Bates of The George Washington University’s Master’s Degree Program in Strategic Public Relations found that an overwhelming majority of reporters and editors now depend on social media sources when researching their stories. 65% to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. Your news content must be available online.

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The New Media Relations

Proactive Report

It’s official – journalists rely on social media sources to find stories. A national survey conducted by Cision and Don Bates of The George Washington University’s Master’s Degree Program in Strategic Public Relations found that an overwhelming majority of reporters and editors now depend on social media sources when researching their stories. 65% to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. Your news content must be available online.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution. Social Media (and Beyond): Small Business. Social Media: Measurement and ROI.

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7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee. Social media marketing, SEO, and forum marketing are the great ways to expand your market coverage. Keep in mind that in the social space, eye candy is critically important. I train on social media marketing and blogging.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Are You a Social Media Idiot?

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Mark Thompson of Search Engine Journal has a great article entitled How To Find Industry Influencers.

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Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Opinion , Search Engine Optimization > Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet Marketing Snake Oil) Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet Marketing Snake Oil) by Tamar Weinberg on March 10, 2010 Share I met her during my freshman year of college, though she was two years my senior. For me, that’s social media marketing.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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. Lesson # 5 Use Social Networks. The Social Media Release.

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Viral Marketing: Weezer Gets it Right

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

We talked about (marketing) doing it right on Social Blend in our early episodes and this video is exactly what you and I were talking about! Reply Social Marketing Journal June 5, 2008 at 10:09 am This is a great idea and we’re certainly not surprised that Weezer was the one to implement it! The URL is still there, but embedding was disabled: [link] I think they should realize that they got social media right until they removed embedding.

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Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League by Tamar Weinberg on June 30, 2008 Share Earlier this month, Plurk was discovered and has had social media addicts abuzz with the “new Twitter clone,&# especially as a result of Twitter downtime. and social media sphere.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s no order to the posts; I’ve used my bookmarks and a variety of social sites and peer recommendations to create this list. Here’s how this works : In the Internet Marketing Best Posts “series,&# I take posts that are typically timeless — they’re not confined to a specific event or news occurrence — they’re valuable for the long haul in terms of Internet Marketing and creative strategy. What is the ROI for Social Media?

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What skills, though, do successful social media marketers have that put these individuals above the average (or addicted) social media user, and better yet, above the traditional marketer?

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Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking? The “Middleman” of Social Media is Your Friend The Next Evolution of Social Media… You can’t handle the truth! 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader? This morning Chris Brogan found this site with a list of 50 articles on social media. [.]

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Make a Wish for Someone Else this Holiday Season (and the Power of.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Personal > Contest: Make a Wish for Someone Else this Holiday Season (and the Power of Blogger Outreach) Contest: Make a Wish for Someone Else this Holiday Season (and the Power of Blogger Outreach) by Tamar Weinberg on December 15, 2008 Share This is a sponsored post by Sears but the thoughts within are mine and mine alone.

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The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

Social networks are growing at record-breaking speeds. It’s a guide on building sites which withstand any search, social or platform changes. The Daily Mail’s website, the online alternative to the British newspaper that was first published in 1896, covers all things news, gossip and viral online. Article clustering is basically this: They write a huge piece on a hot news item, and constantly use that same information whenever they cover the story again.