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Yahoo! Unloads Delicious

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Yesterday, the Internet’s largest has been – Yahoo! So I suppose they had the money to buy the struggling social bookmarking website. Delicious is one of the early forerunners of social bookmarking. And it might have had it not been purchased by Yahoo! Yahoo! sent out an e-mail to Delicious members asking for their permission to transfer bookmarks to AVOS, Mssrs. 2 Responses to “Yahoo!

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Open social bookmarking service to rival Delicious

The Way of the Web

A quick check has shown that I’ve been using Delicious since November 2006 , although my addiction to Google Reader means I’ve never used social bookmarking as heavily as some friends and colleagues. I’ve never really built huge networks on social bookmarking sites (50 on delicious, 8 on diggo), compared with social networks (3.5k on Twitter, 500+ on FB), and perhaps the mix of bookmarketing and social networking will change that in this case.

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Rumor: Yahoo Sells Delicious | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

The latest is around the social bookmarking site Delicious. Yahoo had originally said it was going to fold the site, but then the groans started. Nevertheless, if it’s true, it could be a big boon to Yahoo. And if you use Delicious, then you won’t have to export your bookmarks to someplace else. I think it has been a major contributor to the social landscape for more than a few good years. If it’s anyone with half the clout that Yahoo!

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Delicous Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. Yahoo will continue running Delicious for a transition period until July 2011. Transfer your bookmarks. If you have a Delicious account you can already now transfer your bookmarks to the new owner.

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Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity SMM

Social media, online PR and user-generated content sites open up a new world of places to be “found.&#. From there, make sure that your presence is search-optimized on the “big four&# social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Promote your content (though not only your content, but other content your readers/followers/fans may be interested in) on popular social bookmarking sites like Digg , delicious , Reddit and StumbleUpon.

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Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. Yahoo will continue running Delicious for a transition period until July 2011. Transfer your bookmarks. If you have a Delicious account you can already now transfer your bookmarks to the new owner.

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Celebrating the most important marriage of the week…

The Way of the Web

I’m celebrating the marriage of Delicious , the incredibly useful and powerful social bookmarking service which was neglected since acquisition by Yahoo, with new owners AVOS, which despite sounding like a major shopping website, is actually the new company from Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Hurley and Chen have a lot of experience in social information sharing – that’s essentially what Youtube is.

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5 Facebook Stories From This Week You Need To Read

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Toyotas "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign | Main | Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500 » February 19, 2010 5 Facebook Stories From This Week You Need To Read Facebook made a lot of news this week. Facebook Outpaces Yahoo to Become No. Yahoo lost the No. Internet user spends more time on Facebook than on Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Microsoft, Wikipedia and Amazon combined.

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Measuring your Social Media Impact? Meet your new Best Friend!

Harp Interactive

While on the hunt for meaningful metrics tools, Erwin Hendriks, creator of Social Website Analyzer , brought his insightful resource to my attention. Simply put, Social Website Analyzer is a one-click snapshot of the state of your website’s or brand’s social media presence across the top 20 social media sites. These stats can serve as meaningful benchmarks as you launch and continue to build and measure your social media presence and impact.

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A Pinteresting Story

Twist Image

With rumors swirling of Facebook 's pending IPO (and the billions at play that go along with it), it does seem like the most opportune time for the online social networking behemoth to go public. In fact, if Facebook's growth and interest continues to propagate, we can expect that more and more platforms will simply offer social networking solutions that can live and play alongside and within Facebook (much like Twitter does). online social networking. social bookmarking.

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Not So Delicious

Social Media Marketing

Yahoo has decided to sunset some of its services, and that includes social bookmarking site Delicious. For bookmarks in particular, Xmarks actually allows you to sync and back up your bookmarks across a number of browsers. But before you panic about Delicious, it looks like there may be a future for them after all - just not at Yahoo. In their own blog, Delicious states that they will in fact remain open for business - just not with Yahoo.

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Replacing Delicious as a Publishing Tool

Net-Savvy Executive

Yahoo is killing off Delicious , the social bookmarking service that I've used since 2005. First priority is saving all the bookmarks. At least I don't have to worry about losing the bookmarks entirely. Google Bookmarks. Would revenue make a difference to Yahoo? Note to self: Figure out which other Yahoo properties I use. This is inconvenient. I don't need to spend my time rebuilding stuff that already works.

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Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

yMarketingMatters

In order to help you decide, I have compiled a list of the most popular and effective social media channels at your disposal today. I will be following up with an in-depth detailed blog about each social media channel in the coming weeks. Sorry it’s a little long, but I hope this will help you… A few tips: Tip #1: Look into each social media channel and determine which will work best for your business. Social media may be free, but think about the value of your time!

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Some Tasty News on Bookmarking

Social Media Marketing

Great news for Delicious users: the service has been acquired from Yahoo! As you may recall, in December I reported that Yahoo! was sunsetting Delicious , the social bookmarking service, surprising many people and leaving them in a tenuous position. Why has Yahoo! How do I transfer my bookmarks? To transfer your bookmarks, you need to "opt-in" to allow your account and all associated data to be moved.

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How NOT to Build Links to Your Website: Courtesy of American Express

Bill Hartzer

Through a division called “ American Express Market 3D “, American Express is doing Inbound Link Building, Social Bookmarking, and General Directory Submissions. In it, they explain the inbound link building, social bookmarking, and general directory submissions: – Inbound Link Building: Targeted Blog Post Creation and Distribution (22). – Inbound Link Building: Locate and Submit 10 Social Bookmark Links.

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Do Not Rely on a Bot to Do Your Online Marketing and SEO

Bill Hartzer

10 years ago, when the search engines weren’t as sophisticated as they are now, you might have gotten away with using automated programs to create links to your website and to add social bookmarks and create auto-generated content and “articles” Times have changed. Email us back if you would like us to rank your website on major search engines like google, bing and yahoo.

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8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Therefore, one of the most important way a multi-author blog group could be used is to encourage all contributors to help push posts on social media. Speaking of social circles, why not make sure that everyone is following everyone? Bookmark.

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The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 11, 2010 The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On A lot has been happening in the social and search (and social search) realms in the past few weeks. Search engines and social networks are competing (and combining) in a myriad of ways.

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What Was Your Biggest Traffic Day?

ProBlogger

social bookmarking events (getting popular on Digg or Delicious). Front page of Yahoo (sort of) – then there was the day that a post on my photography blog was featured by one of Yahoo’s tech blogs. That in itself didn’t sent much traffic but when that particular Yahoo blog’s post was featured on the front page of Yahoo for 4-5 hours one day I saw traffic hit my blog like I’ve never seen traffic before or since.

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Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche by cinta5 on October 6, 2008 Tyler over at SMMGuru offered up the top 198 social media sites. Owner of LangfordMedia Blog Twitter blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Google Updates Analytics Favicon Next post: So just how much do social media consultants get paid?

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PLE

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Yahoo Pipes Buzz Search is a similar product. I really like the relevance of keyword searches on Social Bookmarking sites. While Im a longtime fan of del.icio.us , Im really growing to like citeULike , the "Academic del.icio.us" of Social Bookmarking. Bookmark this post: 4 comments: Ray Sims. Main | Extras. The MLxperience. libtechedtrainfotainment. Search. Topic Searches: The Secret to the Effective PLE.

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How to create your own Personal Brand?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In my opinion, Dan is also the hardest working guy in Social Media posting 10 times a week on his blog, publishing his own magazine and book as well as having a full time job as the social media expert for EMC! Presently, Dan is a Social Media Specialist at EMC Corporation, which is one of the leading technology companies in the world.

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New Leapfish Demo Brings Even More Search Engine Power To The Table

Bill Hartzer

In the past, if you found something of interest (or something that was really, really cool), you would need to switch over to a bookmarking site like Digg , or StumbleUpon in order to share your findings with others. Of course, many already have the bookmarking features built into a downloadable toolbar which they can easily access in their web browser. The only catch is, internet users would have to be on their own computer in order to access the bookmarking friendly toolbars.

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Social Web

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We support embeds from Youtube, Google Videos, BlipTV, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Viddler, Yahoo Videos and several other approved sites only. Social Web. Social bookmarking, â?¢ Twitter Joan Vinall-Cox Slide 3: Word Processing: Headings Joan Vinall-Cox Slide 4: Word Processing: ToC Joan Vinall-Cox Slide 5: Word Processing: Captions Joan Vinall-Cox Slide 6: Word Processing: Comments Joan Vinall-Cox Slide 7: Social Bookmarking â?¢ Social bookmarking, â?¢

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts. It also allows you to share your bookmarks on other social networking sites.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media? Which is why, of course, your business needs a killer social media strategy.

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UKeiG Blog: Top Search Tips - May 2008, Liverpool

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Yahoo, Exalead and Live support AND, OR, NOT and nested searches, but dont go overboard. Try social bookmarking services to track down other peoples research lists on a subject. If you are looking for formatted files search Yahoo as well as Google. One participant tested several searches on both and found that Yahoo consistently came up with more. UKeiG Blog.

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2 Social SEO Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Conversation: Out of the IUPUI classroom and into YATS | Main | Firebelly Marketings Upcoming Speaking Engagements » March 12, 2010 2 Social SEO Stories You Need To Read This Week Helping our clients optimize their websites, content, social media assets and brands for social search results - call it Social SEO or Social Media Optimization (SMO) - is something we do everyday at Firebelly.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Best Week Ever & Timelapse

Kikolani

Yahoo updating search. Social Media. Monday I attended the Social Media AZ event in Tempe and learned a lot of valuable information on blogging, social media, and SEO thanks to a great selection of speakers. And today, I woke up to congratulatory tweets because I was voted in the Top 10 Social Media Blogs list with other social media experts such as Mashable , Jay Baer , and Amber Naslund.

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3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Social Media > 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement by Tamar Weinberg on August 25, 2010 Share If you’re doing social media for your business, there’s nothing better than to do it right. With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips.

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Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over by Tamar Weinberg on May 12, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Hugo Guzman. They are interested in this new “social media” thing but haven’t actually dipped their proverbial toes in the social waters yet. Answers Yahoo!

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits. Answers Yahoo!

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StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices by Tamar Weinberg on January 26, 2010 Share While not acknowledged or acclaimed by most social media marketing “experts,&# StumbleUpon is a fine tool that can bring lots of traffic — both the targeted and untargeted kind — to your website.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Welcome to Social Media U. Lesson # 5 Use Social Networks. social networking.

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Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Tagging provides immediate self and social feedback. And you find out the social context for that bit of self-knowledge. Bookmark and tag it. Bookmark and tag it. Online materials - Bookmark and tag it. Bookmarking / Tagging Tool Ive just recently switched to Yahoos MyWeb 2.0 Also, since Yahoo acquired del.icio.us, my guess is that MyWeb is the way Yahoo will be going since it is already integrated with other aspects of their social bookmarking.

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

When I came to the realization that I wanted this type of an RSS feed, I thought “Super, I’ll use Yahoo Pipes.&# <description>Blog posts and articles by Kristi Hines on social media, blogging, search optimization, and online marketing.</description> Facebook Likes are a powerful way to get website visitors to socially engage with your brand. CDATA[Social Media]]></category> <guid isPermaLink="false">[link]. <description>

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Friday's Fun Online Finds

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: TV On The Internet | Main | 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes » July 02, 2010 Fridays Fun Online Finds It should go without saying that I spend a lot of time on the Internet each week. The Yahoo! Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Freelance writing requires more trafficking to your own blog too!

Social Media Network Marketing

Pinging services include Yahoo’s blogs , weblogs.com , Google Blog search and ZingFast. Tip #4: Bookmark your blogs at places like del.icio.us There are other social bookmarking sites that you can use in much the same way. All of these social bookmarking sites can help you increase traffic. One important topic for blog owners is how to increase traffic, which is easier than it seems, once you know how.

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Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

« NBA Launches Social Network | Main. How to automatically store your bookmarks in Gmail (Gmail + del.icio.us + Yahoo Alerts). How to automatically store your bookmarks in Gmail. Its easy to bookmark items in Gmail. However, did you know that you can bookmark on del.icio.us Then your bookmarks are easily mined from your nerve center. or Google Reader shared feed through Yahoo Alerts. This works for any RSS feed, not just bookmarks.

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Knowledge Worker 2.0 - Power to the people

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We support embeds from Youtube, Google Videos, BlipTV, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Viddler, Yahoo Videos and several other approved sites only. Social Media. Scott Gavin Slide 37: blogs wikis podcasts social networking online collaboration tagging social bookmarking from Meet Charlie: What is Enterprise 2.0? file/244008/, steve: the art museum social tagging [link] project unmanaging-unleashing-the-creative- [link] beast/ â?£ Slideshare.net (beta).

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Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

That makes Yahoo look kind in the way they’ve ended or sold services. Those are people who consistently find things which are important to know about, and I enjoy being able to find out when they’ve just read them – not see a jumble of items which might be new, old, or social items like holiday images etc which are being put on Google+ weeks or months after they’ve happened.

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SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

While this may be true for Google, it is not in the case of other search engines like Yahoo, Bing, etc. Add Noodp (No Open Directory Project) & Noydir (No Yahoo Directory). Use Social Sharing Buttons. Effective use of social sharing buttons is important for on-page optimization. Moreover, it also helps you to get more outbound links and they do well on social media, thereby improving your search traffic. Optimize Social Share Image Settings With Yoast SEO.

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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. Social media involves people who work together, not alone.

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