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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.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. However, these pages are not social content.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites?

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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Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″ On the other hand, my first ever interaction on AOL was with someone who was separated from my social network by only one degree. My first socialnetwork&# was also on AOL.

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

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RWW Network. Web Apps. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Web 2.0. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Web 2.0

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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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Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With that said, it’s just two days away to the Internet Marketers of New York charity party in NYC (during SES NY) which is sponsored by the coolest guys on earth, Best of the Web. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The only similarity is a 140 character limit for posts — so Plurk is essentially a microblogging platform. When Twitter first came out, its earliest adopters weren’t entirely sure about the fate of the microblogging service either. They both have their places in the web 2.0

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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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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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Look at Boring Stats — and Make Them Interesting This has a little to do with the Social Media platforms, but mostly with analytics. A Community Manager who does use social platforms needs to be able to track its effectiveness in… um… getting people through the door.

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). I look back at Facebook’s emergence as a truly popular and desirable network that has simply gone from good to better.

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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? It helped that Facebook became an open network that invited everyone in. People use both networks as a free-for-all.

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.

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? It was a real private but promising social network.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post from Shevonne Polastre, who wrote this article on behalf of TopHost.Gr , a Greek web host that offers shared hosting. There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. web sites, images, videos, etc.)

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. But these two web celebrities are doing this and more. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

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.

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.

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.

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! is to web 1.0.

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Such was the case for this Digg story , which compared multiple web hosting companies and watched as these hosts handled the traffic spikes that resulted from the Digg effect. Note how I bolded a specific term: web hosting. Kn ow your social media source’s demographics.

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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?”.

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.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. Networks like Digg, FriendFeed, and Facebook are seeing huge growths in value, but the little guys, the ones actually providing the meat and potatoes for those operations, rarely see a nickel. The major “Web 2.0

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.

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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.

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).

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. I’ve elected to have a closed network.

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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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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Social Media > Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service Plutter Kite: The Ultimate Micro-Blogging Service by Tamar Weinberg on June 18, 2008 Share This is a guest post from Samir Balwani of Internet Marketing blog Left the Box.com. They’re always heralded as the next big social media hit , the best on the web, or something killer.

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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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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. The Quiz The quiz is another viral tool that brings a bit more fun into everyday web browsing.

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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Perhaps this individual lost sight that LinkedIn is a professional network and not a spam facilitator. 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.

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?

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 ? Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

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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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.