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Expose Yourself: Ensure Your Social Media Shows Up At The Top of Your Google Results | Social Media Today

Expose Yourself: Ensure Your Social Media Shows Up At The Top of Your Google Results | Social Media Today | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
It’s likely that every single person visiting SocialMediaToday.com maintains social media profiles, and each of you works hard to make sure your presence represents who you are.  You spend time filling it with interesting information about what you...
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Summify Joins the Flock at Twitter, Winds Down Current Version

Summify Joins the Flock at Twitter, Winds Down Current Version | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Summify, the Social News Summary Service has just been acquired by Twitter, and has announced that they will be closing down some features while they work on a "more streamlined service as they transition their efforts to working at Twitter."Starting...
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A Political Coming of Age for the Tech Industry

A Political Coming of Age for the Tech Industry | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
With a Web-wide protest on Wednesday that includes a shutdown of Wikipedia, the legislative battle over two piracy bills has reached a political coming of age.
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How to Grow Social Media Leads: New Research

How to Grow Social Media Leads: New Research | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Have you wondered, "How often should I post articles on my blog?" or "How does my social media reach impact lead generation and traffic?
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SOPA Supporters On The Run

SOPA Supporters On The Run | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Support in Washington for the SOPA anti-piracy bill in Congress (and its Senate equivalent, PIPA), is waning.
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Reddit will enact 'nuclear option' to protest SOPA, PIPA

Reddit will enact 'nuclear option' to protest SOPA, PIPA | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Reddit, with over 2 billion pageviews and 35 million active users a month, is to shutter its doors on January 18th for 12 hours in protest of the SOPA...
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Klout CEO Reveals How to Leverage Score for Fame, Fortune, Perks

Klout CEO Reveals How to Leverage Score for Fame, Fortune, Perks | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
The CEO of Klout offers tips about how to boost your Klout score and leverage it for fame, fortune and new job opportunities.
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The Top Ten Social Media Lessons of 2011: Part I

As the holiday season prepares to give way to the New Year’s Eve and the end of 2011, the annual influx of ubiquitous year-end lists is about to begin in earnest. Lest anyone say that social media is any different, here for your consideration, in no particular order, are my Top Social Media Lessons of 2011 – part one today, and part two tomorrow

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4 Ways the New Twitter Is Taking on Facebook

4 Ways the New Twitter Is Taking on Facebook | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Prior to the launch of the New Twitter, the native video- and photo-sharing features hinted at its intentions to gun for Facebook, but the redesign it launched on Thursday stated them out loud.

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Twitter Struts Its Stuff With Powerful New Tools

Twitter Struts Its Stuff With Powerful New Tools | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Twitter had a busy maybe even historical day. There was a little something for everyone today from big-brand advertisers to hashtag happy tweet ninjas.  While some changes were obvious even confusing, Twitter’s crew hit the mark with a few zingers.
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Google, Mozilla Still Negotiating Firefox Search Deal

Google, Mozilla Still Negotiating Firefox Search Deal | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Mozilla's Firefox search deal with Google expired in November; what does this mean for the future of Firefox?
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Firefox faces uncertain future as Google deal apparently ends

Firefox faces uncertain future as Google deal apparently ends | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
It hasn’t been a good year for Firefox. Mozilla has lost share to Google, it’s lost the loyalty of enterprise customers, and it’s lo...
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Did the FTC Just Ruin Facebook?

Did the FTC Just Ruin Facebook? | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

What did the FTC do to Facebook?

 

Now that the dust has settled and Facebook’s agreement with the Federal Trade Commission is clear, it’s time to assess the damage.

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How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

In the evolution of social media over the last decade, the trend has been a move from long form content, which has a high threshold of participation (both on the production and consumption side) to ever lower requirements placed on a user to participate in a conversation.

 

Pinterest makes it possible for anyone to curate content, but what is its impact? How will Pinterest transform the Web in 2012.

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3 Ways To Easily Go Viral On Twitter

3 Ways To Easily Go Viral On Twitter | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Twitter's  popularity continues to grow with each passing day. It's still one of the the biggest sources of traffic for website the world over, and in every imaginable niche.

 

That said, here are three simple tips for going viral on Twitter!

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Why Social Is So Disruptive to Traditional Marketing

Why Social Is So Disruptive to Traditional Marketing | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

...I impetuously made a bet with a friend, an EVP at a huge traditional agency, declaring that within 36 months – digital marketing would dominate all media spend. My normally reserved friend let out a snicker of disbelief since traditional media accounted for 90%+ of all spend at the time.

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6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following

6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

How do upstart blogs build voracious followings? Here are six tips to attracting readers who stick around longer than the click of a StumbleUpon button...

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How to Back Up Your Social Media Accounts

How to Back Up Your Social Media Accounts | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
What would happen if you lost all of the data you share on social networks? Here's why, and how you should back up your favorite social tools.
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The Social Media Ecosystem: Posts of 2011

The Social Media Ecosystem: Posts of 2011 | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Top 20 Social Media Posts of 2011! Wow, what a great year 2011 was for the social ecosystem.

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An Ironic Blog Post About Getting More Comments

An Ironic Blog Post About Getting More Comments | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
First and foremost I’m a marketer. I love leadership, Social Media, Business, Education etc…but I’m a marketer. That should explain why I like list blogs, gamification, and I think Klout was/is really on to something.
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How Much Time Should I Spend on Social Media?

How Much Time Should I Spend on Social Media? | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
This is a question I often receive during group presentations. And the answer to this question spans the globe. Here are just a few of the takes that those in the social media field have on this topic.
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Answers to 31 Social Media Questions You're Too Shy to Ask

Answers to 31 Social Media Questions You're Too Shy to Ask | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Social media moves at the speed of light, so if you're just getting started now, there are conceivably tons of nuances you may have missed.

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How To Change From A Social Media User Into A Social Media Leader

How To Change From A Social Media User Into A Social Media Leader | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
I created and then abandoned a Twitter account many months ago. I had virtually zero reputation outside of Twitter when I started. And it wasn’t an account that became popular by following everyone back or using other tricks.
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55 Tips to Get Retweeted on Twitter

55 Tips to Get Retweeted on Twitter | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Most of us know what retweets are, but are you getting retweeted? Here are 55 tips that can boost retweets.

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Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Credibility

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Credibility | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
When building an online persona and brand usually we start with the most basic aspects including over arching brand, logo, colors, core messages etc.  All of these are foundational to success.
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