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Social media sites you should ditch in 2013 | Ragan.com

Social media sites you should ditch in 2013 | Ragan.com | SocialMediaDesign | Scoop.it
StumbleUpon, Digg, and Empire Avenue—among others—aren't worth the trouble, this blogger says.

 

Do you feel like you must be on all social media sites? They can eat up a lot of your time if you are on every one. I've joined most of them in the past three years, and have seen many of them change. A few don't drive the traffic they once did to my websites or blogs. Why spend time on them if they are not productive?

 

Here is my list of social media sites you should ditch...


Via Jeff Domansky, ABroaderView
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 10, 2013 3:36 PM

Social media food for thought. I agree. You need to focus on key social channels delivering ROI....

malek's curator insight, January 11, 2013 8:01 AM

Time for change

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Why Brands Must Embrace Visual Social Media in 2013 | Corporate Eye

Why Brands Must Embrace Visual Social Media in 2013 | Corporate Eye | SocialMediaDesign | Scoop.it

As 2013 begins, social media marketing has already grown a bit old school. Today, the marketing world is still hot on the social media marketing trail, but the trail has diverged. There are different paths with cheerleaders along the way no matter which path a marketer follows.

 

Ideally, marketers should find the path down the middle that marries all of the elements of social media marketing, but most are not there yet. Many of today’s marketers are still choosing a single path to focus on or jumping back and forth.

For example, those paths include the data and metrics focus, the storytelling focus, the visual focus, and more. This article hones in on the visual focus with the help of two great infographics that visually share the data and tell the story of visual storytelling. Appropriate, don’t you think?...


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 4, 2013 4:03 PM

Some smart thinking and insight for marketing and PR pros...

Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, January 4, 2013 4:13 PM
Jeff. Funny thing is I was just arranging to video a session for tomorrow. Visual is king in 2013. Great Scoop. Marty
Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, January 4, 2013 4:14 PM

Truer words have NOT been spoken. Embrace the visualization of EVERYTHING or get passed over. Rocking great scoop by Jeff.