Facebook Connect Launches First Widget

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook Connect Launches First Widget by cinta5 on February 19, 2009 “Today, we’re launching our first social widget for Facebook Connect, the Comments Box.

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API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo.

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Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions

Kikolani

I follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. Plus, when I’m ready to periodically purge my RSS feeds, I can look at the Twitter handles and figure out quickly whether I have engaged with them or not. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions. The first thing you will want to do is export your RSS subscriptions in Google Reader. Now that you know handle RSS feeds, here are the alternatives I am considering.

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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." David Terry said, "I still use RSS, but not nearly as much as in the past. today my attention is split across more outlets and RSS is only one of them and probably the least effective of any of them at finding stuff that interests me (because not every post on any given blog is worth reading). Is RSS dead? Don't just say "RSS is dead". Show me your numbers.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. On your mobile device, Google Play offers applications ranging from games to news readers to home screen widgets. I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on.

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Social Media Informer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Regular readers of this blog may notice a new widget featured in the right margin. Related posts: RSS is easy to use. More than three-quarters of RSS users are male. Featured Headline Social Media Alltop Facebook public relations RSS TwitterSocial Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion.

Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

Duda also comes with powerful widgets that let you integrate advanced functionality within seconds. To add social sharing buttons to your clients’ Duda website, expand the “Widgets” tab from the main toolbar and scroll down to the “Social” section. From there, drag and drop the “Share” widget anywhere on the page. You can also adjust each widget’s width and spacing via the sliders on the pop-up window. There really isn’t much to set up in the “Facebook Like” widget.

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

Duda also comes with powerful widgets that let you integrate advanced functionality within seconds. To add social sharing buttons to your clients’ Duda website, expand the “Widgets” tab from the main toolbar and scroll down to the “Social” section. From there, drag and drop the “Share” widget anywhere on the page. You can also adjust each widget’s width and spacing via the sliders on the pop-up window. There really isn’t much to set up in the “Facebook Like” widget.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

E-mail newsletters and RSS feeds. RSS feeds are another good opportunity, both for content discovery and because users sometimes utilize them to power link modules on a blog or other site, in which case they become a direct source of links. So maintain a decent selection of feeds and don’t let the impending shutdown of Google Reader move you away from RSS. Widgets and badges.

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

Buffer Social

How to listen : iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. Place follow links and widgets on your blog or website. Facebook offers a huge helping of buttons and widgets that you can add to your site. You can switch your individual account to a business account at any time and then enjoy features like rich pins, customized Pin It buttons and widgets, and more. Pinterest offers five different styles of buttons and widgets that you can place on your website.

Traditional Media Meets Twitter

Freelance Social Media

The hashtag was supported by the Lawrence Journal- World and made prominent on their homepage Tweetgrid’s Twitter Search Widget. mailgloo on The Auto DM drop shipping on Sell Products Online via Facebook Hank Wasiak on Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Get smart with the Thesis WordPress Theme from DIYthemes.

How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | Subcribe via RSS How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic August 19th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect recommendations and connect with others.

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30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

Set up the user experience via themes, plugins, layout, sidebar widgets, colors, fonts, and menus. Set up a RSS subscription feed – and an email subscription feed. Everyone wants to be a blogger. After eight years at it, I know something about digital storytelling. I wrote the below list in 2013 and recently updated it, providing a primer for people who determine if blogging is right for them. Choose a name for your blog.

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post has added a “Hot on Facebook” module to its home page and in a sidebar on posts: I like this and think it will do a good job of encouraging user clicks, similar to the Digg widget that has worked well on news sites. Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present AdamSherk.com Using Thesis Wordpress Theme

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50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Ensure you offer the basics on your site, like an email alternative to an RSS subscription. Investigate whether your product sells better by recommendation versus education, and use either wikis and widgets to help recommend, or videos and podcasts for education. Consider a Lijit Wijit or other aggregator widget. Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Not every company needs a blog. YouTube worked for BlendTec, but it might not work for your company.

Redesigning My Blog Layout: Do You Like?

Ari Herzog

If you’re reading this by RSS or email, click here to see what I mean.). I used to have a lot of widgets within the sidebar. Sparked by Jim and Danny , I thought about my blog layout over the past 12 hours and made some changes. (If Of note: 1. I used to have a 700-pixel-wide content area. That’s now 600. I used to have a navigational bar below the header image and above the content. That’s now gone, and replaced by text links in the sidebar.

GUEST POST: Vlog vs. Blog

Firebelly

I’ve tested my HTML skills, experimented with a number of new plug-ins, widgets, and tools to help improve or share my posts, and I’ve even changed my format three times. However, reading a post through an RSS reader on their phone, or even an email by subscribing, can be a much easier way for them to take in the content. Guest post by Mark Juleen , V.P. of Marketing, J.C. Hart Company. Video URL: [link] ].

8 Tips for Successful Business Blogging

Ari Herzog

This can be accomplished with plugins or widgets. There are various widgets and plugins for this as well. Peruse through the WordPress plugin directory or this Blogger widgets repository. Letting your readers sign up to receive future articles via email or RSS feed will help them stay up to date with your new content. So make use of the built in RSS capabilities, or create your own email newsletter to help keep your readers and encourage repeat visits.

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Is Article Marketing the Way to Build Traffic to Your Blog?

Janet Fouts

Other targets are content farms and “scraper&# sites (those which pull in content through RSS feeds or robots and post it as their own) but may also affect sites like eHow and About.com who, up until now, have dominated the results for a lot of topics. If it’s loading too slowly get rid of some of those Javascript widgets! Maybe not anymore.

10 SEO Tactics That No Longer Work (If They Ever Did) | Small.

Small Business Mavericks

Red widgets, yellow widgets, pink widgets with blue polka dots, etc. Having a separate page for each widget is not going to help you rank for widgets. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 About Us What’s a Maverick?

Best Link Building Strategies for Your Blog

Kikolani

Submit to both blog and RSS directories, these will give a positive signal to both search engines and those users who compile lists of similar topic blogs. Offer a widget or simple graphic with a link in it to your blog which will allow other to link to you easily and effortlessly. You have your blog up and running, now you need to start building links to it; what are the best strategies for that?

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

If I name dropped them all, it would actually like correlate to a good portion of my RSS feeds , and the weekly chat is a way to interact and answer some questions real-time.

Time to Replace your Online News Room with Facebook!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You can set up a Facebook Page for your business, use the Notes feature to upload all your press releases from your site automatically from your RSS feed (see chapter 5 of Facebook Marketing for Dummies ), add a bookmarking service like Del.icio.us as an application or widget, add photos or import photos using the Flickr application and add Videos or import them via the YouTube application.

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The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

Aggregate social media content on core website: Using aggregations tools like RSS to pull in social media content into your website is great for sourcing regularly updated material. Develop badges and widgets from social media contests: Widgets and badges with embedded links to your website are great for growing backlinks and increasing brand visibility.

Google Wave for the Virtual Office

Freelance Social Media

So far document collaboration has been the only thing I’ve looked at so I can’t really comment on how to shuffle other media like video and web widgets. With the additions of extensions and widgets it will constantly gain functionality. mailgloo on The Auto DM drop shipping on Sell Products Online via Facebook Hank Wasiak on Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Get smart with the Thesis WordPress Theme from DIYthemes.

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Social Media Newsroom- Intel debuts social news hub

Proactive Report

Widgets, gadgets and gizmos are great, but don’t lose sight of the purpose behind it all. Portability —using RSS and other means to make all content mobile from a point of origin out to many online destinations (subscribers, readers, aggregators, etc.). by using share widgets, offering short pre-made tweet samples w/short URLs, etc. RSS tutorial – Feeds are the bloodlines of the social web.

Interview with Google Wave testers

Freelance Social Media

You can also add all the widgets. Q3: What kind of extensions and widgets would you like to see in the future? I could as Sam said, post to my blog, read the comments, drag one to my twitter widget, to tweet it, and share the image on face book. mailgloo on The Auto DM drop shipping on Sell Products Online via Facebook Hank Wasiak on Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Get smart with the Thesis WordPress Theme from DIYthemes.

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Search Engine Optimization Tip: Expand On Your Best Website Content

Bill Hartzer

In fact, to keep up with these SEO recommendations, you might want to subscribe to my website’s RSS Feed. If the “red widget” has much more page views and traffic, figure out why. Then, in the event the “red widget” isn’t selling as well as you would expect, then determine why: is it the price? If the “widgets” are popular, then wouldn’t it make sense to make a brand new web site that sells the red, blue, green and aqua colored widgets?

8 Important Admin Tasks to Do When Launching a New Blog

ProBlogger

And a lot of established blogs still have the “meta” widget in the sidebar, despite it offering no value to readers whatsoever. 3: Remove the “Meta” Widget from Your Sidebar. By default, WordPress places certain widgets in your sidebar. You can easily remove them under Appearance > Widgets (just drag and drop). And chances are your readers won’t need the “Entries RSS” link.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Timescapes

Kikolani

Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. 55 High Quality Free Tumblr Themes and Widgets – This post includes some stunning free themes, widgets, and applications that will permit you improve your Tumblr experience. Be sure to catch the weekly roundups by subscribing to Kikolani’s full feed via RSS or email. Or subscribe directly to Fetching Friday only via RSS or email.

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Search Engine Optimization: Why We Still Need Meta Tags

Bill Hartzer

IF the page is about large blue fuzzy widgets then the title tag should include "large blue fuzzy widgets" The meta description tag should be one sentence in length that includes "large blue fuzzy widgets" And the meta keywords tag should include something like "large widgets, blue widgets, fuzzy widgets, widgets" Why even bother with meta tags?

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For knowledge worker ninjas, RSS is your shuriken. I have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). Most people who use RSS readers do so with the intent of subscribing to an aggregated river of news feeds, persistent searches and blogs. Steve, this is a very clever way to leverage RSS! Blog RSS Feed.

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

On their computers, I see Gmail, Facebook, Tweetdeck, Skype, Flickr and a host of other apps and widgets. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives

Kikolani

Aweber Web Form Widget – This free plugin for Aweber users will allow you to install web forms easily on your blog, including as a checkbox in your comment form. Kikolani is now using Feedblitz to deliver the latest posts to you via RSS. If you are subscribed through a RSS reader like Feedly - my Google Reader alternative of choice - please click here to subscribe to the new feed link.

5 non-negotiable dashboards to track your social media success

Socialmedia.biz

With Cyfe, you are able to create custom “widgets” for every data source that matters to your business. You can also integrate your blog and RSS feeds making it easy to post across channels while keeping in touch with the rest of your industry. Post by Adi Englander. At a personal level, social media is one of the most notorious time-sucks of the modern world.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Sloths

Kikolani

Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. How to customize Twitter widgets – a guide to integrating Twitter widgets to match your theme. Be sure to catch the weekly roundups by subscribing to Kikolani’s full feed via RSS or email. Or subscribe directly to Fetching Friday only via RSS or email.

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eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What I like most is the combination of RSS feeds, bookmarks and widgets in one tab (section) according to a context. It took me some time to realize that it is more effective to have on one section RSS feeds from one topic, together with the relevant bookmarks and widgets, rather than having all RSS feed, all bookmarks and all widgets on separate sections. skip to main | skip to sidebar. eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts.

Blog Formatting: How to Make Your Readers Love Your Blog

Writtent Blog

It’s tempting, when you see what widgets are available for your blog, to add tons of them to your sidebar. There’s also the matter of RSS Feed Readers. RSS readers are a more convenient way to keep track of all of your favorite blogs and websites. Unlike basic bookmarks, an RSS reader will also inform you when your favorite blogs post new updates.

7 Things You Need to Know From My Content Amplification Test

Convince & Convert

You can choose to amplify specific content pieces, or attempt to boost everything you publish by connecting your RSS feed (which is the option I selected for the test). Once the RSS feed was uploaded to Cision, I started seeing clicks immediately. My own RSS feed (subscribers) sent 5,652, and all flavors of Twitter (I have several Twitter programs running) generated about the same, nearly 6,000.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Michael Wolf likes to use WordPress to create “magazine or newspaper style site(s)…(because) it’s easier to administer, easier to get writers to upload and format their own content, and it has RSS and other social tools built in or that can be integrated very easily with plugins,&# and in this post explains his process for setting up a WordPress site from keyword research and “evergreen&# content to design and backups.