Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

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Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network I’m excited to share a thought-provoking presentation about Real Life Social Networks from Paul Adams , a blogger and researcher at Google. The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Blogbunch blog+rss.

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The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle.

How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

As I seek to make this blog more and more a part of the social networks you participate in (I call this "From Fishers to Farmers" - something I speak about in my talks), I'll be documenting my progress along the way. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. As the year went by, I found myself playing more and more with Amplify and now it’s become one of my top three social networks.

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. Aside from missing out on your favorite bloggers’ posts, updating your feed automatically with one of these services allows you to: Have your social networks updated often, even when you’re offline. HootSuite RSS Feeds. HootSuite RSS Feed Options.

Mobile Social Networking Growing

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Mobile Social Networking Growing by cinta5 on January 14, 2009 The percentage of mobile phone users who said they accessed social networks from their handset jumped 182% from September 2007 to October 2008, according to a study conducted by The Kelsey Group and ConStat.

Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations by Meghan on May 26, 2009 As budgets and fundraising levels for non-profits get smaller, more organizations are turning to using social networking online as an essential part of their overall marketing strategy. YouTube (46.5%) and Twitter (43.2%) were cited as alternate social networking tools.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays! Elaine Kirk said: RT @IreneKoehler: Just Because We’re Social Networking “Friends” Doesn’t Mean I’ll Go To 3rd Base With You [link] [.]

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

As the number of multi-generational families using online social networks increases daily, so does the number of “Oh no, she didn’t!&# If this is the case when our kids or parents say something “inappropriate&# in person, imagine the widespread humiliation (and hilarity) that ensues when this all takes place on a social networking site for all of your friends to see. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter by Adam Sherk on September 13, 2010 The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press has published the results of its latest survey on news consumption and related topics. The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here.

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Ok, not from scratch, but using the base elements from another RSS feed.

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The Death of Google Reader: Did Email Kill the RSS Star?

Stay N' Alive

At the same time we see other "social networks" of Google's (Youtube) hitting over a billion active users. Many are even screaming that the death of Google Reader is the death of RSS and the beginning (or end?) While RSS is great for B2B applications of sharing information and likely won't go away, from a consumer perspective I think email has won this battle. The problem is businesses found easier ways to make money and RSS never found a way to fight back.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! . You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. So how do new social media accounts do it?

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RWW Network. 6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader).

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THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member. The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.

RSS is Not Dead. The Concept of "Subscribing" Is.

Stay N' Alive

There are a lot of blogs out there claiming, "RSS is dead." "RSS RSS isn't dead." Joshua Simmons said, "Personally I've abandoned my Google Reader (which I never could keep up with) -- now I just use Facebook Newsfeed and wait for relevant articles to percolate through my social network." David Terry said, "I still use RSS, but not nearly as much as in the past. Is RSS dead? Don't just say "RSS is dead". Show me your numbers.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Computer Networking & Programming. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. Dating and Social Networking. RSS Mix.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Computer Networking & Programming. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. Dating and Social Networking. RSS Mix.

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Fishing with Tom - Work Literacy-RSS explained

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Create Your Own Social Network! The best darn metaphor for RSS for learning this side of the Mason-Dixon line (whichever side you happen to be on). Rating: Tags: rss. Join this network. created this social network on Ning. Create your own social network! Create your own social network. Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals.

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Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Subcribe via RSS Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base.

Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks by cinta5 on November 10, 2008 Over the last year Obama’s campaign was all over the internet. He wondered if social networking, with its tremendous communication capabilities and aggressive database development, might help him beat the overwhelming odds facing him. “It

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

Peerindex includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Quora, and in an important different, a small number of external RSS feeds for your website or blog, which then contributes to your score via rankings pulled from SEOMoz’s database. And here’s where the loyalty card element comes in: Supermarkets and social networks: The basics of the supermarket loyalty card are pretty simple.

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How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

Sales leads generated through inbound marketing–the combination of content marketing, blogging, social media, website chat and SEM–cost 61% less than those produced through traditional demand generation techniques (e.g., One reason is that reader subscriptions (when via email or RSS feed) tend to grow over time as the blog establishes its voice and readership. Like a blog, each social media account is an appreciating asset.

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. And your inbox is more successful at managing text and multimedia better than the Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, RSS subscriptions and Google+ feed combined. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network? That honor still goes to email.

How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks

ProBlogger

We tend to use social networks as channels that feed into each other, with certain channels for posting content and others for re-publishing it. Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS feed to a LinkedIn profile or Facebook profile. The hub might represent a blog or Twitter feed, and all the spokes separate social media channels. Google+, however, does not allow Twitter feeds, Facebook activity streams or RSS feeds to be imported.

Social networks don't make students dumb

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? Until computers and networks become completely sentient, then it’s the human interaction with the internet which shapes what it can do, and what it becomes. Tags: Digital Culture · social networks blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

How the 'traditional' world punishes social networking

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← New reputable way to make money by blogging Great video with Leo LaPorte and Twit.tv → How the ‘traditional’ world punishes social networking March 8th, 2010 · View Comments If you’re familiar with social networking it can be easy to scoff at the latest report of the non-digital native world failing to understand the benefits of the connected world.

Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? The question is whether anyone is surprised: a) That social networks can lead to dissatisfaction? or b) That social networks are still growing massively despite such dissatisfaction? Interestingly, Wikipedia topped the Social Media category with a score of 77.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. Social media is important. Of the top dozen sources of traffic, four were social networking or related sites: Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook and HootSuite.

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Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

Recently, Twitter has been behaving pretty anti-socially with their data. For a company that is engaged in the business of social media (which means sharing things), they recently restricted how developers can use their API. Needless to say, a lot of people are pretty miffed about this behavior from one of the big social media companies. But fear-not fellow social sharers! What I found was that I can still leverage IFTTT and the Twitter RSS feeds, to do what I wanted.

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

You spend as much time reading through your Flipboard, RSS feeds, Tailwind Tribes, or any other content source for blog topic ideas as you do talking to people in real life each day. (1 Your friends are complaining that you’re not active enough on Steam, the Playstation Network, or XBox Live because your spending more time blogging and not enough time gaming. (1 NOTE : I originally published this post back in 2010 and the response was amazing!

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet with social media platforms, oftentimes messaging is controlled by the user. Distributed content is an effective way to have more control over your social messaging. It’s kind of like the social media version of the “telephone” game: the recipient gets a clearer message fewer iterations from the sender. No offense to other social sites , but Facebook is the big deal in social platforms. Guest Post by Jim Dougherty.

2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

It’s that time again, time to bring all of my 2012 social media comic strips, cartoons and humorous graphics into one single post. If you haven’t already, also be sure to check out my roundup of social media comics and cartoons that I created in 2011. From a traffic perspective, the fan favorite, was definitely my comic about whether numbers are really the way you should measure your social media success. Are You A Social Media Channel Changer?

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Search for a brand name or keyword across all of the most popular social networks at once? Monitor social media discussions of your company or product in real time?

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2011 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

The biggest category of content that attracted visitors to SocMedSean.com in 2011 was definitely my social media comic strips. What started as a review of the StripGenerator social network (a social network for people who like to create comics), quickly turned into a fun, entertaining passion for converting real-life social media conversations into humorous art. In case you missed them, here are links to all my 2011 social media comics in one post.

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Facebook Updates that May Warrant a Marketing Plan Tweak!

Harp Interactive

They are most likely to interact with brands and each other on social networks…especially Facebook where they spend hours on end. It is hard for marketers to keep up with all the developments on Facebook, let alone in the social universe. Facebook is being used for everyday tasks like e-mail, instant messaging, reading news, blogs, RSS feeds, search and shopping.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader Hint: You can also use these tactics to get the RSS Feed URL of your page if you wish to import your Facebook Page’s feed on your blog or other sites! And 85 percent believe a company should not only be present, but also interact with its customers via social media.&#

Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink

SocMed Sean

Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information. Here are a few steps I took to keep from spending too much time with my digital relationships and not enough time in real life: Schedule your time…and stick to it – I consistently spend 1 hour in the morning and 2 hours at night to work in the social space. Put the phone down and stop checking your social channels and email.

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Why I Choose Whrrl For My Location Based Time | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Why I Choose Whrrl For My Location Based Time | Subcribe via RSS Why I Choose Whrrl For My Location Based Time September 7th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share I have to admit, it took me awhile to actually spend any real time with the location based social networks. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

21 Sources For Blog Ideas

Small Business Mavericks

Your RSS aggregator – Do you subscribe to the most popular blogs in your niche? Niche social networking sites – Have you found one that serves your niche? Blogging for Small Business blog marketing blogging ideas social networking TwitterWhere do you get your blog ideas ? If you are a successful blogger in your niche, then I’d be willing to bet that you don’t get your ideas for posts all from one source.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter: Marketers Still Struggling To Understand Social Channel by MediaPost Online Media Daily. How To: Get More Qualified Followers on Twitter by Social Media Today.