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Google Is Watching You (Or Not): New Privacy Policy Takes Effect On March 1st

Google Is Watching You (Or Not): New Privacy Policy Takes Effect On March 1st | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
With several governments and regulatory bodies around the world saying that Google’s new privacy policy may violate their domestic rules (Europe, Japan), it goes into effect today.
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The State of the Twitterverse 2012

The State of the Twitterverse 2012 | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

I recently stumbled upon a well done infographic created by Infographic Labs to communicate the state of of the Twitterverse. It’s quite grand in its design. So, to help get the most out of it, I’ve dissected it into smaller byte-sized portions.

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5 Tools That Will Make You a Hashtag Master | Social Media Today

5 Tools That Will Make You a Hashtag Master | Social Media Today | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
When I first overhead the term hashtag used at a cocktail party, I have to admit I thought people were talking about some new effort to stigmatize marijuana users…and... these people really need a social media policy...
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The Complete Guide To Using The Brand New Buffer For LinkedIn

The Complete Guide To Using The Brand New Buffer For LinkedIn | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
There are over 200 million Tweets being posted every day on Twitter. Another 4 billion items are shared on Facebook ...
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Pinterest Has Barely Scratched The Surface. Here’s Why

Pinterest Has Barely Scratched The Surface. Here’s Why | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

You'll either love it or hate it, but you cannot get away without an opinion... Pinterest relied on housewives and word-of-mouth to spread their word, and while the site is different in its own way, the basic rules of social media still apply.

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How Facebook Can Improve Upon Its 'F' Grade in F-Commerce

How Facebook Can Improve Upon Its 'F' Grade in F-Commerce | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
A lot of attention is being given to the failure of so-called "F-Commerce." Several brands, including JCPenney, Gap and Nordstrom, have launched and already shuttered Facebook stores after seeing disappointing sales on the Facebook platform. ...
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Why Pinterest Is Playing Dumb About Making Money

Why Pinterest Is Playing Dumb About Making Money | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Despite the company's protests to the contrary, Pinterest already knows how to make money, and may already have a model that would work for users, retailers, and itself.
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13 Ways to Get More Pinterest Followers

13 Ways to Get More Pinterest Followers | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Pinterest – the web’s latest social media craze, is a great way to build awareness for your blog or website.  ...
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Facebook vs Twitter vs Google Plus for Small Businesses

Facebook vs Twitter vs Google Plus for Small Businesses | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

What works for one business might not work for another, and Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter each have their pros and cons.  As a result, many businesses create pages on all three sites, thinking that “more is better”. However...

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How After Action Reviews Can Improve Your Social Media Strategy

How After Action Reviews Can Improve Your Social Media Strategy | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

The After Action Review is a reflective practice that can be used to analyze anything, but I find it especially valuable for social media pilots and experiments.

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Who Are The Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers? - Forbes

Who Are The Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers? - Forbes | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Who are the most influential people in social media, the power influencers who have grasped what the social media revolution is all about?

 

Here's a list of fifty people who have very substantial social media followings.

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Toyota’s Twitter campaign is the latest to draw criticism

Toyota’s Twitter campaign is the latest to draw criticism | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Yet another brand promoted Twitter campaign end up in a smoking heap... Toyota joins the ranks of McDonald’s, Research in Motion, and others, after its hashtag promotion goes awry.

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What Has Your Blog Done for Me Lately? 11 Tips to Provide More Value!

What Has Your Blog Done for Me Lately? 11 Tips to Provide More Value! | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

How long has it been since you knew deep in your heart and brain that you are providing value to your readers, your clients, partners, audience? If you have to think more than a few seconds on this question then it’s been too long. 

 

Take you blog back!

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Pinterest drops its partnership with Skimlinks

Pinterest drops its partnership with Skimlinks | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
The growth and popularity of Pinterest has taken brands and consumers by storm, however the recent news of its relationship with Skimlinks to monetise links and in effect turn Pinterest into a “superaffiliate”, caused a media storm which in turn...
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12 Tips to Rock Your Blog This Week!

12 Tips to Rock Your Blog This Week! | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Here are 12 easy tips to rock any blog in any industry starting now. You don’t need a developer to do most of these. With a little focus on your audience, your online brand presence and relevant content you can take your blog from zero to zoom speed in no time.
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Pinsanity: How Sports Teams Are Winning on Pinterest

Pinsanity: How Sports Teams Are Winning on Pinterest | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Hot social network Pinterest is especially popular among women. Sports teams are now finding it a useful tool in a variety of ways.
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9 Ways to Use Twitter for Your Business

9 Ways to Use Twitter for Your Business | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
There is actually a lot you can do with Twitter, and more uses are being discovered every day. Every niche uses Twitter differently (lawyers may use it to get advice on cases, while programmers might find work through Twitter).

 

These are the ways we've found to use Twitter for your business.

 

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Report: Content and the New Marketing Equation

Report: Content and the New Marketing Equation | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Corporation abuse social media at their own detriment. In the recent past McDonalds, RIM (Blackberry), and Toyota have felt the backlash of campaigns gone awry.

 

Hear this... Provide value and good content and customers will follow. Duh...

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15 Ways to Increase The Click Through Rate On Your Tweets

15 Ways to Increase The Click Through Rate On Your Tweets | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

While a higher click through rate is certainly not the only thing to be desired on Twitter, it can be a great basis of success. So without further ado, here are 15 of the best tips out there to guarantee a higher click rate...

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Top 10 People To Add To Your Google+ Circles

Top 10 People To Add To Your Google+ Circles | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
The Internet is an ongoing conservation full of ideas, news and tools. The conversations is always happening and now Google+ is a way to participate in the dialogue of exchanging ideas.
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Pinterest: The New Big Deal

Pinterest: The New Big Deal | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

I referred to Pinterest as the new hot topic and hinted that I should probably join in on all the fun and write my own post about the new social phenomenon. Well here it is!

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How Content Turns Prospects Into Customers

How Content Turns Prospects Into Customers | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
How do you attract passionate customers? What can you do to cut through the noise and get people to notice what you have to say?
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The Social Media Lifecycle [Infographic]

The Social Media Lifecycle [Infographic] | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
  social media success The Social Media Lifecycle [Infographic]...
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ComScore report finds drastic shift from web-based to mobile email among younger users in past year

ComScore report finds drastic shift from web-based to mobile email among younger users in past year | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
ComScore released its annual US Digital Future in Focus report this week, offering a year-end wrap of many of the trends its tracked...
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Pinterest – More Than Just a Pinboard

Pinterest – More Than Just a Pinboard | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Having revealed itself just over a year ago, Pinterest has recently surpassed 10 million users, a fact which itself proves that Pinterest has evolved from a clever start-up into a fully-fledged network in its own right.
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