Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus
JUNE 10, 2014
Social Media Marketing College football Digg Google Harvard Harvard University High school Social network service thomas pynchon USENET Yale College The future of Social Network Services (SNS) can be discovered on High School and College campuses.
Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social
MAY 19, 2015
Search will never be the same as it was as recently as a few years ago. Google is severely penalizing sites that are buying links or are invested in private blog networks.
Blogger outreach is more PR than social media
APRIL 23, 2013
If we do everything right, we’ll generally earn a couple-hundred earned media mentions directly shared on the bloggers’ blogs, we’ll also earn secondary mentions through Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon , Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+, digg, and even, if we’re lucky, reddit.
Your corporate website needs to become a trap
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
I just started as Director of Social Media at Unison Agency in Washington’s historic Georgetown. One of my perks is getting to work with Executive Director of Strategy, Andrea Fabbri. He’s a strategist’s strategist.
11 digital marketing resolution ideas for ’13
JANUARY 1, 2013
Digg, Reddit, and StumbleUpon have always done this; however, now it’s even in the way we view our content on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and especially Flipboard (see below). I am in the midst of setting up my New Year’s resolutions for 2013.
Kiss your line-of-shame smack on its social media lips!
APRIL 9, 2013
That, as we laugh and our shoulders relax and we let some of our daily stress disperse into the Interwebs, we also click Share To: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Reddit, Digg, Vine, StumbleUpon , Tumblr and everywhere else.
Adventures in Frictionless Sharing
JUNE 19, 2012
The framework that Facebook, digg, reddit, StumbleUpon , and Twitter is based upon, requiring liking, digging, redditing, thumbs-upping, or retweeting, demands way too much commitment from the casual visitor on a daily basis.
Upgrade your lame agency website into your social media brand HQ
DECEMBER 4, 2012
Another thing it lets me do is add a plugin that easily allows me to offer all my visitors the ability to effortlessly share my content to Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and even Google+, reddit, digg, NewsVine — whatever. Image via CrunchBase.
Build some social media marketing backbone you big wuss
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
All you do is make it as easy as possible but sharing your content not only on your own site and blog but also across Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and even reddit, digg, Newsvine, YouTube and anywhere else.
The best online reputation defense is a good offense
AUGUST 14, 2012
If you’re a serious businessman who’s business isn’t digital, you’re probably too busy making money to fart around on social media. Social media’s stupid, right?
Images are now mandatory in social media content
JULY 10, 2012
I knew that digg and reddit always looked for an illustrative graphics file every time I would submit a link and I knew that Facebook and Twitter would even give me the option of choosing which photo would best define my thousand words — I knew that. I first told you that Pinterest redefined social media from being mostly text to being mostly photos, illustrations, graphics, and infographics. Now, illustrating your content is not just preferable, it’s mandatory.
A great title is what gets your blog post read
AUGUST 8, 2011
In today's decontextualized world of walls, feeds, RSS , e-mail, diggs, reddits, Stumbles, tweets, and retweets, you need to attract your potential reader based only on the appeal of your title and nothing else, especially if you're new to blogging and don't happen to be Seth Godin.
Google Analytics Upgrade Could Bode Well for Google Plus
MARCH 23, 2012
Image via CrunchBase. This week Google introduced some significant changes to its widely used analytics offering. In a nutshell, the company is now providing a more in-depth look at the impact of social channels beyond the usual checking off of likes, followers, friends or whatever else online connections are called these days.
A Skewed Web: Innovation is in the outskirts of social media
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
One of the reasons you see this enormous move towards social filters, as with Digg, as with del.icio.us, as with Google Reader, in a way, is simply that the scale of the problem has exceeded what professional catalogers can do. Image by dni777 via Flickr. by Aaron Kim.
Unskewing the Web: Curators as filters
OCTOBER 11, 2010
However, the wholesale online sieves, like Google Search and Digg, created a different kind of problem, a giant global echo chamber, where we all were becoming collectively dumber. Image by prettyflower via Flickr. by Aaron Kim. This is my final post on the skewed Web.
A Skewed Web: Are you an outlier?
AUGUST 16, 2010
Relying solely on social news or social bookmarking services such as Digg , Reddit , Fark , Slashdot , and Delicious might leave you with a very peculiar version of the world. Image by BLW Photography via Flickr. by Aaron Kim.
A great title is what gets your blog post read
AUGUST 8, 2011
In today’s decontextualized world of walls, feeds, RSS, e-mail, diggs, reddits, Stumbles, tweets, and retweets, you need to attract your potential reader based only on the appeal of your title and nothing else, especially if [.]. Image by reinvented via Flickr Long blog post short: please be as descriptive as possible when titling your blog posts.
AUGUST 26, 2010
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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program
Digital B2B Marketing
MAY 1, 2012
Here are social platforms to consider: Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Slideshare YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Although Facebook and LinkedIn may be core to your long-term inbound marketing program, you cannot emulate organic social media sharing with paid programs on these sites nearly as well. In contrast, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Digg indicate a listing is sponsored, but otherwise include it in the interface like other content.
What Could Kill Google and Facebook
JULY 18, 2012
And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Facebook Social Media Marketing Twitter Digg Facebook changes facebook killer Facebook privacy Google Gears google killer Google Knol LinkedIn MySpace Panda Penguin Picnik twitter killer user experience
Can you digg it?
Anything Goes Marketing
JULY 24, 2006
As part of my goal to get "down" with the social networks, I thought I would sign up for the service Digg and even submit a few of my blog posts. If you're not sure what Digg is all about, go check it out. Do you have any good Digg stories or other social network successes?
After Google Reader’s demise, does RSS matter to your business?
JULY 18, 2013
With Google Reader gone, feed junkies are scrambling to choose one of several dozen alternative platforms, such as Feedly , the new Digg Reader or NewsBlur.
Beating Amazon at the Review Game: Top 3 Ways to Boost Sales With Social Media Testimonials
APRIL 29, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google Most major brands are now allocating larger parts of their overall marketing budget to custom content. With content marketing on the rise – a record $43.9
StumbleUpon Marketing: 5 Ways to Get More StumbleUpon Traffic to Your Website
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
And unless you have a certain objective or niche demographic that tends to find a large population of your targeted users using sites like Digg , Reddit , or Delicious , my advice is simply to concentrate efforts on other more popular sites.
The Story of a Short-Lived Testimonial
APRIL 18, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google As marketers we all know how difficult it is to delight our customers. Harder still is getting the customer to say something good about our brand.
Your Social Media Yearbook
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JUNE 4, 2011
From Digg (the ex-best friend) to LinkedIn (the class president), this thoroughly amusing satire of web 2.0
5 Steps to Use Customer Service to Identify and Leverage Social Content from Brand Advocates
APRIL 30, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google Delivering best customer experience is a critical objective of every customer-centric business.
Interview with Bryan Srabian – San Francisco Giants – Social Engagement & Advocacy
APRIL 17, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google Q: You’ve won two World Series in the past 3 years – how does that feel being that you’re in PR/Social Media? A: First of all, it’s very cool! For anyone that works in sports or for a sports team, … Continue reading → Share and Enjoy.
StumbleUpon: It’s NOT About the SEO! 4 Compelling Reasons to Become a Heavy StumbleUpon User.
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
I am going to admit that I first joined StumbleUpon as part of a strategy that the “SEO [Search Engine Optimization] Gurus recommend to create backlinks to your blog content from social bookmarking sites like Digg and Reddit. O.K.,
Cracking the ActiveMQ Monitoring Nut on AWS EC2
APRIL 17, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google At ReadyPulse, we extensively use ActiveMQ for our messaging backbone. Everyday, millions of messages flow through the ActiveMQ brokers across multiple topics and queues. Hence it is super important to monitor them for two main reasons - 1. Brokers in unhealthy … Continue reading → Share and Enjoy.
11 of the Best Slack Apps & Integrations to Try
MAY 12, 2016
Discover great web content curated by Digg. Every day, Digg aggregates 10 million RSS feeds from virtually all publishers, and collects 200 million tweets daily -- 40 million of which include links. digg (keyword): Lets you search content by keyword. digg nytimes.com”).
Interview with Selena Srabian on Annie + Isabel – Social Engagement and Advocacy
APRIL 17, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google Q: Tell me about A+I and why you started it? A: My sister Anna and I are both registered nurses and work in hospitals, and I’ve been a nurse for about 13 years. I work in the intensive care unit … Continue reading → Share and Enjoy.
My Favorite WordPress Plugins
AUGUST 19, 2010
For example, ask visitors from Digg to Digg your post. I’ve been using WordPress for several years now — I’m a big fan. It makes it really easy to run a blog (or website) and it keeps getting better.
How to Use Article Marketing as Part of Your Social Media Strategy
MARCH 24, 2010
Digg - A really popular news/bookmarking site that can bring your articles massive exposure. Submitting your article to Digg takes interested readers directly to your article and your site, where they can also browse archived articles and check you out. Digg this!
Don’t They Know Who You Are? Why Reputation Management is Crucial
FEBRUARY 14, 2010
Create accounts on social bookmarking sites like Wikio , Mixx , Digg and/or StumbleUpon. Digg this! In the old days—like, six or seven years ago—if someone had a bad experience with a company, he or she generally vented about it to a few friends and that was the end of it.
My Social Valentine
APRIL 17, 2013
• Facebook • Twitter • Digg • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS • Google
The 12 Days of Social Media; a Holiday Post
DECEMBER 16, 2012
2 Digg and Reddit bookmarking. . I don’t know if I am a great Christmas caroler, but I do like to play with words, and engage audiences with interesting posts.