The Case For Myspace

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In the end, the buying and selling of Myspace will be a positive business move for News Corp. In June 2006, Myspace became the most popular online social networking site in the United States. Did Facebook's success and the changing landscape of Myspace make it an undesirable business moving forward for News Corp.? According to the Wikipedia entry for Myspace , the company had a 2009 estimated revenue of $395 million with over 30 million users as of June 2011. myspace.

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Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front by cinta5 on October 20, 2008 According to the Bulldog Reporter , “Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is plotting a possible push into the digital-music business in the wake of MySpace’s launch of MySpace Music last month. Marketing.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While this isn’t anything substantially groundbreaking, I propose this question: why is it that many marketers are not embracing the technology earlier? The Irony: MySpace Okay, so in my previous paragraph, I mention that you should be an early adopter of social networks. However, I joined MySpace in 2006 to network with individuals who refused to use Facebook and to return to my liberal ways of accepting a lot more friend requests than I normally would. MySpace?

Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

So the question is–are there things that today’s B2B marketers can learn from history, specifically, the tremendous success of Facebook and the rise, fall and possible resurrection of Myspace? This question is particularly compelling today as we see Facebook set new records in terms of users, market valuation and revenue growth and wait with anticipation to see if Myspace can reinvent itself after conceding its market leadership position in social networking back in 2008.

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Despite Missteps, Twitter Reports Strong 2Q Performance — What’s Next?

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers rely on Twitter to be a leading source of traffic to blog posts, events, case studies, and asset download pages, as well as a vital channel for influencer marketing. But as the missteps pile up while obvious gaps remain unfixed, those marketers are concerned about the longer term. Second, they continue to expand a marketing team that appears to lack passion for, or even basic knowledge of, how Twitter works.

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Free Summer School For Marketers

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Following are some of the richest and deepest places to grab a master''s level education in marketing. One of the marketing industry''s premiere trade magazines offers up a slew of free e-newsletters that are chock full of information and insight. Penn (co-host of the podcast, Marketing Over Coffee , and author of the book, Marketing White Belt ) who brings together a slew of links and tweets from some of the Web''s biggest (and smartest) thinkers. Marketing Charts.

Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? Boyd claims that Facebook users are primarily from wealthier homes and have a greater chance of attending college, whereas MySpace users graduate high school and go straight into the workforce. It’s a lot easier to do on MySpace than Facebook.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Growth means that the network has reached enough mass that businesses and marketers have taken note. At this stage, people start using these networks for commercial purposes, such as business networking, sales promotion, customer relationship management, and general marketing. Today, MySpace can be grouped under this category. and MySpace are two social networks in their decline stage. I think most of us agree that MySpace is dead.

Debunking Five Social Media Myths


MySpace Is Where the Young People Hang Out. Everyone knows MySpace is the social network for kids, but in truth, in October, 2006, comScore reported More than Half (51%) of MySpace Visitors are Now Age 35 or Older, as the Site’s Demographic Composition Continues to Shift. Of course the demographic at MySpace, and on every network, continues to shift, and is interpreted differently from study to study.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Google not only accounts for 85% of all web searches but controls an astounding 44% of the global online advertising market.

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Are You Too Focused On One Social Media Platform?

Small Business Mavericks

Social media is everywhere and it can often be a little daunting when for a small business owner about to engage in a social media marketing campaign. Before even engaging on a social media marketing campaign, you should first identify where your potential customers are. If you are looking to target senior citizens for example, you may find that your marketing approach is still through traditional channels like television and print media.

When Familiarity Breeds Familiarity

Direct Marketing Observations

On the web, we as digital marketers and change agents, worry that the sites, applications and networks that we build, share and promote aren’t intuitive enough. myspace Web 2.0Everything seems hard the first time we do it doesn’t it? Until it no longer ceases to be difficult and then it becomes innate, routine and sometimes mundane.

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes | Main | What the F**k is Social Media NOW? » July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either." Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Google+ Gets A Facelift, But How Social Is It?

Small Business Mavericks

Myspace – the art channel, particularly music aimed at youth. Pinterest – marketing channel for the three F’s – food, fashion and family. It is at present dominated by people representing online businesses, particularly marketing people. Until then, it may well stay a marketing and SEO social media channel – and that’s not terribly social. Social Media facebook LinkedIn Myspace Pinterest SEO Twitter YouTube

You have 11 months to step up your social media game

Direct Marketing Observations

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Have You Considered Segmenting Your Social Media Marketing Channels?

The Social Media Incubator

Mention social media marketing and most people think of Facebook and Twitter. It’s true that Facebook and Twitter receive a lot of visitors each day, but that doesn’t make them the biggest players when it comes to social media marketing. There are some businesses that don’t seem to be able to make an impression on either of those sites, yet they find real success connecting with their audience on Pinterest or MySpace.

Your Phone Is Listening In On Your Conversations And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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What ever happened to MySpace ? are still all-in on MySpace. Why are people still using MySpace? digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. marketing. marketing agency. marketing blog. myspace. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base).

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. Jake Hamilton  is an  Intern  at  Firebelly Marketing , and a student at Indiana University. Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? » June 24, 2010 Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas Almost everyone is aware of the major social networkingwebsites in existence.

Is SEO Better For Marketing Or Social Media

Small Business Mavericks

We hear a lot of information about how social media is a great marketing tool. It is a great marketing tool, but is it better than other marketing tools? It depends on the market and how well you get your information out. A recent Merchant Confidence Survey shows that 35% of small businesses use and are optimized by SEO over the social media marketing. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and others is standing at 16%.

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A More Elegant Question About Facebook

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It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. marketing. marketing blog. myspace. Facebook wants to connect everybody. . That was the plan when Mark Zuckerberg moved the online social network out of his college dorm room, and into a business/something more substantive.

Media Redefined

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My friend, Jay Baer , just launched a site this week called, Marketing Podcasts , that acts as a directory to find the best marketing-related podcasts in the world. Four hundred podcasts about marketing. You could spend your entire life listening to only marketing podcasts, and not be able to get through all of that audio gold. It''s fascinating to watch this former MySpace , MTV and Sling Media executive discuss our fascinating new and digital world. marketing.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. And though a website used primarily by young people to post embarrassing pictures of themselves and by older people to share cute pictures of their progeny would seem an odd venue for selling after-shave or enterprise software, both b2c and b2b marketers have embraced the platform in droves simply due to its incredible scale and reach.

The Instagram That You Hardly Know

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It''s a trap to think that Instagram is an amazing marketing channel, simply because there are a lot of people on it taking photos and sharing photos. Instagram ushered in a new era of "winners" in digital marketing. Brands should never find themselves in a place where a channel or platform loses audience credibility and suddenly, all of that goodwill, data and connection is suddenly lost (think about MySpace. digital marketing. marketing. marketing channel.

CTRL ALT Delete - Weekly Technology And Digital Media Review - CHOM FM #29

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A New Look at the Marketing Mix: Paid, Owned, Granted, Leased, Earned

Convince & Convert

We need new language and a new framework to describe marketers’ various channel activities to bring greater clarity to the marketing mix. When defining owned media this way, it becomes clear that many of the activities that occur in social media, email marketing, and other digital channels don’t belong in this media category , as control is far from absolute. Granted media activities include email marketing, SMS/MMS marketing, and organic search.

What's A Yahoo?

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This is the typical sentiment/eye rolls I get when I mention Yahoo (much like talking about MySpace ) to anyone, but I am left wondering if Yahoo's biggest challenge is how they communicate and market their own brand? digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. marketing. marketing blog. myspace. How much time do you spend thinking about Yahoo? I spend a lot of time thinking about Yahoo.

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Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Cyber Monday Is Here! What is your overall marketing strategy? What are your marketing/business goals for your social media marketing? What types of supporting marketing will you use to promote and extend the reach of the program? Main | SES Chicago 2009 Video: Were you naughty or nice?

Justin Timberlake Loves Social Media and You Should Too

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Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Justin Timberlake Loves Social Media and You Should Too by cinta5 on September 1, 2009 Musicians have historically been good at embracing the web. They understood the importance of being on Myspace and connecting on the same platform as their fans. He’s on the more traditional social media platforms such as Myspace, Facebook, and Marketing.

On Knowing (And Experience)

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Social media isn't an ad, it's not a marketing campaign and it's not customer service (sorry). We're going to need that generation to help us reshape the very fabric of what it means to be a marketer. I'm not blogging this to toot my own horn, but rather to demonstrate that connectivity, digital media and social media was happening long before Mark Zuckerberg thought up a better way to do what MySpace and Friendster were messing around with. marketer. myspace.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Build blogs and teach conversational marketing and business relationship building techniques. Try out a short series of audio podcasts or video podcasts as content marketing and see how they draw. Start a community group on Facebook or Ning or MySpace or LinkedIn around the space where your customer does business. Explore several viewpoints about social media marketing. Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Not every company needs a blog.

Marketing To Your Audience

Ari Herzog

million fans on MySpace and 4.2 Market to your fans and they will love you. Share pictures and videos, if even to say hi, and they will come out en masse. -- Thank you for reading Marketing To Your Audience at AriWriter. Related posts: Learning Online Marketing from McDonald’s and Coca-Cola. Marketing Paper Towels: TV vs YouTube. Marketing Green Fashion Sexily Online. Tags: Satisfying Saturday culture marketing newmedia

Where is Your Audience?

Stay N' Alive

Did you know that Myspace is still one of the most popular networks for kids age 13-18? Now, that's quickly diminishing as kids move over to Facebook, but as a marketer, I'd consider going to Myspace if my audience is 13-18 year olds. The fact is no social network is going to be a "Facebook killer" or "Twitter killer" or even "Myspace killer" (remember the stat I shared above?). MySpace Technology google+ social Facebook linkedin google plus Twitter

India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

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Online Reputation Management- Part 1 5 Myths about Online Social Marketing! Tags: Digital Feature Digital Marketing facebbok myspace orkut Social Media Marketing My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here: [link].

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #249

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In the past few weeks, there is battle brewing of epic proportions (like the one we saw between MySpace and Facebook back in the day). Someone developed an app that wasn''t even in-market that got scooped up by Twitter for over $100 million. myspace. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

What Facebook Knows About Innovation (That Every Brand Should Pay Attention To)

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It''s easy to argue that they simply had a strong product, but it met with a certain zeitgeist and luck that others (Friendster, MySpace , etc.) A company of that size with a product that was built for the Web browser pulled a one-eighty and had something very powerful in market within a handful of months. When marketing professionals talk about innovation, they''re quick to look at something new instead of this moment in Facebook''s short history. marketing professionals.

The Paradox Of Leadership

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The challenge (which seems rather obvious to me) is that everyone would chose to be the best (if given the choice), but it's hard to find any real data to suggest that the majority of those who are considered "the best" are the ones who were not the first (the leaders), but rather those who sat back and waited for the market to mature before swooping in and taking control of it. Takeaway for marketers: Sometimes being the best is better than being the first." myspace.

[VIDEO] Minute Masterclass: What should you look for when buying a marketing tool?


Welcome to the latest Audiense ‘Minute Masterclass’: the third in a series of videos that stick around about as long as a date would if they ever saw our old MySpace profiles. (I This week: we take a look at what marketers need to take into consideration when shopping around for a marketing tool, with Ellie Hernaman from Truffle Social , Harry Taylor from The Marketing Store , and Audiense’s own Dan Wilde.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday!

Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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Is Facebook a valuable Marketing tool? The general discussion (or debate - depending on which Blogs and/or articles you read) about Facebook as a marketing engine seems to be both a little misguided and a little shortsighted - all at the same time. I hear a lot of Marketing professionals talk about loosing interest in Facebook (some of them have even pulled the plug on their profiles). There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace. marketing.