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Social media roundup: July 2012

We’ve decided to mix things up a little bit this month, with a separate Facebook and Twitter roundup. They just keep taking up too much of the bloody headlines…

Foursquare: about to be useful?
Digg starts again
Stipple-late good photography
I’m a rebel! Blur me!
Social media monitoring tools

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3 Minor Internet Marketing Tremors

Occasionally there are tectonic shifts in Internet Marketing (like the arrival of a Twitter or Google or GoTo).
In between, we get a continuous onslaught of minor shifts in the landscape. Here’s three that have happened in the last ten days or so.
Facebook Places
The “check-in” concept pioneered by the likes of Foursquare, has come [...]

Digg: Time to take it seriously?

I’m a Digg Luddite. There, I admitted it.

Digg, the social news site, has been on my radar for years. I’ve spoken to many a savvy Internet marketer that salivates over it. I’ve seen it used in powerful ways for SEO. But whenever I tried to get [...]

Social Media Podcast

Quiet News Day: You are listening to…erm…Tim Barlow?

It’s fair to say I have a little way to go before I become Pete Tong, but of late, I’ve been getting some real exposure to the radio-type format that is audio podcasting.
This is thanks to a new residency slot on the Social Media Podcast. (Cringing whilst writing the word “residency”, but hey [...]

Read OR Listen?

Listening & Talking

Social media….what can’t you say about it?!
Well, from my experience it’s something that I have found extremely interesting, pratical but also somewhat far fetched at times.  It’s one of those topics that’s contrived as either proactively engaging with your audiences through new media platforms and models of communication, or simply, wasting time.
There are many aspects [...]

Title in Browser

Title Element: Just why is it so damned important still?

What is it?
Often misnamed as the Title tag, it is, at its simplest, the name of your web page.  It has to be included in every page on your website.  When you look at a web page, you can usually see the title rendered at the top of the page.

Pie Charts

Link: Twitter and Facebook are for News, MySpace is for Leisure

Interesting research showing the breakdown of traffic being driven from links in social networks
The study was conducted by looking at the sites in the Chitika network that receive the most traffic from the social networks and breaking them down by genre.
via Chitika Research.

Social Media Advertising: Options increasing as Twitter unviels plans

Twitter are in the process of revealing more about their planned ad system.  This will add to quite a large number of social advertising platforms, each seeking to cash in on their large user bases.

Worth watching are:

Facebook
Digg Ads (not self serve yet but changes afoot)


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