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Showing posts with label Social Media. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Social Media. Show all posts

June 30, 2014

Now Search Twitter Hashtags And Users With Bing!

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Bing + Twitter
Search is one game Microsoft just won't give up on, even in the face of stern competition and enormous odds. Constantly adding new features, Bing is all gearing up to take on Google. In a fresh announcement, Microsoft has taken its partnership with Twitter further to include more content from the microblogging site on Bing Search. Starting this week, Bing will include Twitter hashtag and handles searches in its search results.

June 19, 2014

How To Make The Most Of Animated GIFs On Twitter?

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Twitter introduces animated GIFs
Twitter timelines used to be woefully color-devoid up until only a few months ago when they finally decided to allow users to add images to tweets. A welcome change, no doubt. Taking one step further, Twitter has introduced another feature - support for animated GIFs - something that has been sadly absent from social media. Facebook doesn't support animated GIFs as yet, which gives marketers on Twitter one more trick up their sleeves.

May 20, 2014

How To Find Out Who Isn't Following You Back On Twitter?

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Friend Or Follow
Social media is all about connections. But while Facebook might be referred to as an on-stage microphone, Twitter is more like a two-way radio, where businesses rely on interactions to grow (which is kind of ironic, considering it is Facebook that requires mutual consent for a connection). If you're active on Twitter, you may know that when you follow someone, they might not always follow you back. Well, you can use tools like FriendOrFollow to find out who isn't following you back, and who is inactive etc.

April 25, 2014

Pinterest Announces Guided Search For Easier Content Discovery

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Pinterest Guided Search
Search engines are great for answering specific questions. For example, a tutorial for building Android apps, weather conditions in a city, and so on. But don't you sometimes feel at a loss to pinpoint what you're looking for, and randomly sift through the internet for a chance encounter? Perhaps you need some creative ideas for your upcoming vocations. But there never existed a search engine that could help you with such stuff.

Until now.

April 22, 2014

When is the Best Time To Post on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest?

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Best time to post on Social Media
One of the most important social media tricks I've learnt over time is to maintain a schedule. Not only will it bring consistency to your work, but will also save you valuable time. But sharing stories according to a schedule itself won't give you much of an edge, unless you know when exactly to share them. So it's not just a matter of doing some work; it's a question of when to do it. Knowing when your audience wakes up and checks Facebook can work wonders for your social reputation.

March 14, 2014

Facebook Will Buy Internet At $54 Trillion! Really?

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Facebook Will Buy Internet At $54 TrillionThe name Facebook is not new to anyone, it is today’s most famous online social networking website or service that came from a idiom for the encyclopedia which was handed over to some of the students of some American university. The founder of Facebook is Mark Zuckerberg in collaboration with the colleagues named Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is due to its immense success that now it is considered as worlds 5th most successful startup company of all times in terms of its market capitalization, in terms of its revenue generation and the speed of its growth. After a chain of great successes, Facebook is now again ready to surprise its users by making its largest requisition.

March 13, 2014

How To Add Bing or Google Maps in Pinterest?‏

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Add Map Location to Pinterest
Like using Pinterest? Let your followers know where you are by pinning maps to your Pinboards! You can pin your business location, event locations, or places you're going to visit in order to let your fans know beforehand when and where you're going to be! This strategy can help you get more reach, especially with locals from your area of business. Google and Bing don't let you Pin a map location, but that shouldn't stop you from telling people where you are!

January 31, 2014

How To Use Social Media For Online Fundraising?

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How To Use Social Media For Online Fundraising?

One of the hottest ways of raising money today for a project is through online fundraising. As the conventional ways of making money online become harder and harder, more people are turning towards platforms like Kickstarter to keep their projects alive. All it for online fundraising is a great project idea that's innovative, or serves a cause people are willing to support. If you're looking for patrons for your projects, here are some tips to use social media to help you along.

January 27, 2014

How Do Links From Social Networking Sites Effect Website Rankings?

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How important are Social Backlinks?
We know that having a presence on social media sites, and building good quality backlinks from networks such as Facebook and Twitter is important. But how important exactly are these links? Is there any special signal generated by such sites, and does the size of your followership matter? Let's take a look at how important social links to your website are, and how Google uses them in its algorithm for ranking webpages on search results.

January 9, 2014

How Can You Use Snapchat To Increase Website Traffic?

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Marketing with Snapchat
Snapchat is an exciting new social media platform through which people can send photos and short videos to each other. But wait, didn't we have apps like Instagram and WhatsApp already to achieve that same purpose? Well, if Facebook was willing to buy it off for $3 Billion, and Google for $4 Billion, then there's definitely more to it that meets the eye. But what's amazing is that the CEO of the company turned both offers down! Obviously, he has great plans for the future. So what exactly is Snapchat, and how can it benefit businesses?

December 2, 2013

How To Create RSS Feeds For Twitter Profiles?

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How To Create RSS Feeds For Twitter Profiles?
Twitter recently dropped support for RSS feeds, which caused quite an inconvenience. RSS feeds make life easier, and without them, you cannot use your data elsewhere. Twitter RSS feeds used to let you track search results, import your Twitter timelines to your blog, and cross-publish your tweets on other platforms as they are tweeted. These features are no more. Do not despair though, for there is another solution you can make use of to create RSS feeds for Twitter Profiles.

October 4, 2013

Awesome Content Ideas for Posting on Tumblr

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Tumblr, as you might not really know, is social media networking site that launched in February 2007. Unlike any other social networking site, Tumblr also has a great potential in various aspects but is majorly overlooked Technically, it’s a microblogging and social media website that constitutes over 130 million different blogs. Functionality wise, Tumblr is simple a hybrid of WordPress and Facebook. With a monthly view count of over 300 million users, it is also a major marketing channel, and has a lot of SEO benefits for websites. But looking for what to post there can be hard. So we have compiled for you a list of some major and extremely trending content ideas on Tumblr.

September 25, 2013

What Are The SEO Benefits of Using Tumblr For Content Marketing?

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Why Tumblr for SEO and Content Marketing?
Tumblr is one of the many social networks out there. But it's not just another social media network. Many people underestimate the usefulness of Tumblr, even though it has huge potential for SEO and social media marketing. Tumblr is quickly growing in popularity. But still many people are unaware of its benefits. So, in this post let's talk a bit about Tumblr, how it works and how to get started using Tumblr for online marketing. And most importantly, what are the SEO benefits of using Tumblr?

July 31, 2013

5 Great sites To Promote your Music Online

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5 Great sites To Promote your Music Online

Music/audio is another content vertical like images and videos. People have been going online for years and years looking for music audio and music videos. And today, it still remains one of the most popular niches on the internet. If you work around music, or like sharing music videos or mp3s, you need some serious promotion to make your contributions popular. Social media networks like Facebook can only get you so far. You'll need some more powerful sharing tools working at the back-end to make your music successful. Here are 5 great sites to promote your music online.

July 29, 2013

Pinterest launches Mobile Apps, Bookmarks, and more for Pinning on the go!

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Pinterest Mobile Apps

Pinterest is the social network that connects people through images. To make it easier for people to pin photos, and find others' pins, Pinterest has now launched separate mobile apps for Android and iOS smartphones. What with the many other social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter bringing new updates, Pinterest has followed suit; and along with many other updates such as bookmarks (and bookmarklets), buttons and widgets, Pinterest seems to finally have the right toolkit for providing their users with the flexibility, functionality, and mobility that they need.

July 27, 2013

How To add a "Click to Tweet" link to Quotes within your posts?

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Click To Tweet - Create Customized Tweets
Tweet buttons on a website allows users to tweet the link to a post or page, along with its entire meta title. But the title isn't always what you want users to tweet, since it is designed with SEO in mind, and could look unseemly and out of place on Twitter. Instead, you might want users to tweet about an interesting fact, a quote or an opinion. Wouldn't it be cool if users could simply tweet that specific quote or fact by just clicking on a link or button? Check out how to create "Click to Tweet" links for quotes within your posts or pages.

July 1, 2013

Add Twitter Cards to Blogger Correctly

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twitter cards for bloggerMost of you asked how do we add a "View/Hide Summary" link below our tweets. If you click the summary link it will expand and show the post description snippet, along with a thumbnail image, Page title and twitter account attribution. We achieved it by integrating "Twitter Summary Cards" with Blogger. Twitter card is not a new name because they were introduced last year and the reason we never talked about it was due to unavailability of custom XML tags in blogger code library. The image thumbnail tag provided by blogger is of small resolution i.e. 72 x 72 pixels and unfortunately Twitter still has problems fetching the thumbnail correctly. This made it difficult to implement twitter cards for blogger.

June 14, 2013

Connect Twitter To Feedburner Directly without using App!

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FeedBurner-Twitter Integration

A few years ago, Google FeedBurner had a Socialize option that let people share their blog posts (RSS) directly on Twitter. But this service was depreciated, and people started using third-party apps such as twitterfeed instead. While these apps work fine, they leave you somewhat dependant upon them. Now though, it seems Google is throwing a new line out for Bloggers who'd like to share their RSS feeds to Twitter directly, because the Socialize option is coming back! This indeed marks another step forward for Google/Twitter Integration. Now, you can share your blog posts (RSS feeds) to Twitter without any third-party apps!

May 18, 2013

Success Secrets of Pete Cashmore who started blogging at age 19

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mashable and pete cashmoreFor any field that you might pick for yourself, has its own benchmarks of perfection and if you talk about blogging, Mashable is a winner here. No matter which niche you choose for your blog, there is no doubt that the best place to grab your hands on the latest news related to the online world and social media network is mashable. We have been advising our newbie readers to keep their eyes on sites like mashable as following sites which breaks headlines is something that always brings you not only a boost in readership, but also a quick revenue.

What I now believe after reading many success stories is that entrepreneurs are born that way actually, and a good example here is of Pete Cashmore, the mashable-man!

March 21, 2013

How To Schedule Pins on Pinterest?

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Scheduling pins on pinterest

Pinterest is a pretty interesting visual social network that poses quite a conundrum. On the one hand, the idea of pinning and sharing images, and interacting with people over these images seems quite appealing. But on the other hand, there aren't very many marketing features employed by Pinterest, which causes some small businesses to ignore this really useful opportunity. With Facebook, you can schedule your posts, analyze your statistics, and generally spice up your posts. Sadly, no such functionality as stock from Pinterest. Luckily though, there is a tool that will help you schedule your Pins, and enhance/analyze them for more effectiveness.

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