Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Use HootSuite to publish content to multiple social media accounts and/or platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, (which pushes to many other platforms) and now they’ve just added WordPress functionality. HootSuite features it’s own URL shortner shorten long URLs (using , , snurl , twurl or ). cross-post your updates to Jaiku and many other sites like Facebook , MySpace , LinkedIn and more via

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules


The first step is entering a name and RSS or Atom URL for your feed. You can also choose your preference of URL shorteners – I leave that at utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter to the URL of feed items click on from a Twitterfeed link, and it will show up in Google Analytics as Twitterfeed. You can also connect Twitterfeed to update new RSS feed items to Facebook, Ping.FM, Statusnet, and HelloTxt.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers


com blogs),, and FourSquare accounts. Ditto if you use to update your accounts and you send an update to But I just have a personal preference against using URL shorteners that sort of hijack the URL of the post in the address bar, as it can be an inconvenience when you are not paying attention and end up Stumbling the browser bookmarklet to shorten URLs and then paste them into the status update field for HootSuite.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

There are several other options, such as Flickr, Tumblr, WordPress, Blogger, etc… even Plus if you dont cross post the same URLs, its a good way to see which platform drives more traffic, builds connections, Amplify or Twitter. Mark as read Approve comment Davina, I think you can do that even if you use the same URL by looking at Google Analytics. Nine times out of 10, if they havent filled out their profile, if theres no URL, if their posts are sales-y, etc.,

Maximize Social Media Traffic to Your Blog


You can take advantage of social media distribution platforms, such as or , which can distribute your RSS content to over 100+ different social media websites around the world. This is only a small section of the page, so make this product-descriptive if you are selling something, or if you are promoting a particular website, include your URL and primary keywords. This is a guest post by David Cowling of

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

It works like, but incorporates all URL shorteners into the data mix. The dominant URL shortener is also the best – in my opinion – at tracking and analytics. URLs whenever possible, and make liberal use of their “+&# feature. URL to see how many times it’s been clicked on, and by whom. link] jaybaer Funny enough, I've never used Ping.FM.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Cross-post on all social sites using a site like Just one thing, I guess – something I have experienced recently – leaving a comment under your post with seemingly genuine interest in one’s site/post itself, but actually referring to your own post/blog or even pasting url in. Oh, well… Reply Tamar Weinberg December 10, 2008 at 9:24 am Sylwia, the other approach (and one I employ where appropriate) is to keep the comment and remove the URL.