How Embedded Social News Grew My Content, Traffic, and Engagement, and Saves Me Time [Case Study]

ProBlogger

To achieve this, the GSTV team has filmed over 200 hours of original online TV content. Guitar news happens fast, making it difficult to churn out blog posts on everything out there. As creator of GSTV, I was looking for a social news platform that could deliver top guitar content from across the Web directly to our blog and allow users to participate on a social level. Our research led us to new social platform, ROCKZi. A social news platform.

This Week in Social Media – 8/7/2013

Social Media Marketing

Why Bezos bought the Post , Facebook gets a CMO and starts bumping, time on digital surpasses TV, Facebook ads are undervalued, Vietnam outlaws sharing news on social sites, GE wants to put an end to press releases, the effect of tweets on TV ratings and more, it''s This Week in Social Media. eMarketer''s new report " The Global social Network Landscape: A Country-by-Country Guide to Social Network Usage " takes a look at the differences around the world.

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The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers.

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This Week in Social Media – 4/3/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Advertising this week in social news Marketing facebook Twitter Google PR

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. Social media has introduced incentives to the online space, encouraging others to connect with your business. And unfortunately, social media is at fault for breeding this mentality and causing it to spread. If you want great beginner social media content behind a pay wall, check out Exploring Social Media , a project I am working on with Jason Falls and some other great minds.)

This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Facebook is working on a news reader.

This Week in Social Media – 4/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry News What the killer app for mobile?

25 Social Selling Posts You Should Read

Koka Sexton

Whether you’re mastering social selling , making yourself easier for future employers and clients to find, or recruiting top talent, it pays to be a LinkedIn power user. Social Selling Best Practices. This is the principle that’s critical to social selling , wherein transforming a potential lead into a solid connection is an accomplishment that leads to continuous referrals and an expanded network. How 4 advisors achieved social media success.

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. As such, it’s something that I really think the digg team should rethink, especially as the quality of stories decline. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin and Pinterest: Facebook. Facebook acquires fitness and activity tracking app Moves – last week Facebook acquired the motion tracking app Moves; the app will continue to operate on its own, and the Moves team will join Facebook’s team (TechCrunch). Any social media updates that we missed?

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What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. Your PR team was aware of most of these as it often had a hand in generating those placements. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. Social Mention.

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How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. What types of content generated the most social media sharing and inbound links?

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Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage of Site Traffic by Adam Sherk on October 23, 2009 Yesterday posts from eMarketer and Marketing Pilgrim called my attention to some interesting social media statistics put out by advertising network Chitika. Even just a year ago the majority of news sites were barely dabbling with things like Twitter – now most have Twitter mania.

We Interviewed 75 Top Social Media Marketers. Here’s What They’re Working On, Today

Buffer Social

I have the amazing privilege of speaking with social media managers from a variety of brands and industries around the world on a daily basis. Listening and learning about the projects they’re working on, their biggest challenges , and what their aspirations are on social media now and in the future has helped me tremendously along the way. We surveyed and spoke with more than 150 of the world’s best social media managers and put together a selection of 75 answers here.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It becomes a collective effort – Crowdsourcing also makes people feel like this is a team effort that not just one person is the most important piece to the puzzle. 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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Is all that social media activity paying off? Listening is just as important as sharing on social media Click To Tweet. The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse. People mention what they are doing on social media channels and they also look for advice. Relevant Influencers drive conversation and action so they are an important part of social media. Social Analytics. Track your social media analytics in relation to what you monitor and produce reports.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Social Media isn’t only Social Networks. A community manager builds an network and influences.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? You’ll find all of this and more in this collection of tools and reviews of some of the coolest free or low-cost social media monitoring and web tools so far this year. Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business by Tamar Weinberg on August 26, 2009 Share Last week, I wrote a piece on brand building for Forbes.com. But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be.

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Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Social Media > Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content by Tamar Weinberg on October 29, 2007 Share As many of us alluded to earlier this month at SMX Social Media , viral content is king. Yet again why you are the queen of all bloggy, posty, social media-y things.

How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search by Tamar Weinberg on April 22, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Evan Britton, founder of Sency. In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily.

23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By trying to make Digg more social, it really became less social. What happened to a simple news site? As Tamar pointed out, it’s a social news site, not a network and I could care less about how often profiles are updated. Kelly via Pownce ) i am sick and tired of social networks and i really dont want messages and friend lists and about me stuff. social networking site. It’s a social site with news secondary.

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31 Social Media Networking Communities For Women

Diva Marketing Blog

Social networks. The long tail concept comes to life in the hundreds of thousands of niche communities that are exploding on to the social media scene. A soon-to-be-talked about new venture sent me on quest to explore what was happening with women and social networks. Wowowow - site for women founded by a team of celebrity friends Joni Evans, Liz Smith. Kirsty - social media "sharing/voting" platform.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the post, I shared my don’ts of social networks, and to that point, I added the following rule for LinkedIn: Gathering all the email addresses of users you are connected to — even locating email addresses of LinkedIn Group managers — and utilizing this mailing list to promote your own company or service off-site. Perhaps this individual lost sight that LinkedIn is a professional network and not a spam facilitator. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny? Sometimes there is a better story from another news outlet. It began with the banning of a friend of mine for a social experiment he performed on Digg.

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How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends by Tamar Weinberg on April 10, 2008 Share FriendFeed has been out for just a few months and has already established itself as a solid startup with an indefinite amount of potential. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through Social Media How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through Social Media by Tamar Weinberg on March 4, 2010 Share Did you know that New York City offers more opportunities than the standard tourist attractions? Be real, be social, and be involved.

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Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? by Tamar Weinberg on April 14, 2010 Share For most, social media is new and fun. For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor. Social media experts are no longer social media experts. Social Media is a Trend Wait, what ?

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Social Media Network and me

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Social Media Ne. About Me - Social Media Network Online Contact Me - Social Media Network Online Your Contribution To This Blog - Social Media Netw. What People Have To Say About Pervara - Social Med. Currently working on Online Social Media Networking as Self-Employed, Freelance Professional.

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!

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Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RWW Network. The official definition of crowdsourcing from Jeff Howe, is "the act of a company or institution taking a function once performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined (and generally large) network of people in the form of an open call." The site is forum-based and relies on a "design team" (pre-approved designers) to fill out its crowd. social networking. social media. social news. social networks.

Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. Nearly four months later, the social features appear to be here to stay.

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The Blogger and Marketer's Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Social Media > The Blogger and Marketer’s Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile Jobs and Blog Mentions The Blogger and Marketer’s Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile Jobs and Blog Mentions by Tamar Weinberg on August 18, 2009 Share Sometimes you can’t tell the difference between a marketer and a blogger.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > How to Get an Influencer’s Attention How to Get an Influencer’s Attention by Tamar Weinberg on March 24, 2010 Share Influence is everywhere, but it’s up to you to spot it. He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. Thanks for putting this together, I MUST circulate this within my PR team.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. But despite the vastness of opportunities that social media affords, it’s just one channel in a series of many.

Pubcon 2007 Recap

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet > Pubcon 2007 Recap Pubcon 2007 Recap by Tamar Weinberg on December 9, 2007 Share The highly anticipated Las Vegas Pubcon 2007 has come and gone, and I can tell that everyone is waiting for Pubcon ’08 from the enormous success of this conference. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets by Tamar Weinberg on December 22, 2009 Share Finding productivity on Twitter, especially if you are a large company or one that manages several profiles for clients, can be quite difficult.

With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around. I consume my news via Bloglines.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution. Social Media (and Beyond): Small Business. Social Media: Measurement and ROI.