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Email’s Growing Influence on Social

Constant Contact announced new features today that enable email marketers to promote social sharing of their content and messaging. The new features work with the company's existing social share functions (which have been used...

Granny Gets a Facebook Page

Social media use has grown dramatically across all age groups, but older users have been adopting networking tools particularly fast. New research today released by Pew Internet indicates that social networking use among Internet users...

Why Do People Friend and Follow Brands?

Two separate studies have been released over the past week that show why people "friend" and "follow" brands on sites like Facebook and Twitter. The first, from Google, looked at Facebook. The study found that 55...

Twitter Announces Fast Follow for Non-account Holders

Twitter has announced a new feature that will help businesses expand their social reach beyond the vast core user group of the micro-blogging service. Fast Follow will allow people to receive text-message updates from desired Twitter...

AddThis into the Advertising Game

Clearspring Technologies, makers of the wildly popular AddThis content sharing platform, has launched Audience Platform which enables advertisers and publishers to reach audiences of influencers and “intenders”. I am not...

WM Radio: Social Media for Business, Listener Questions Answered

Welcome back to another episode of Website Magazine Radio! This week, we feature a discussion with Grouply CEO Mark Robins, who talks about social media for businesses. We also answer a very intriguing question from one of our listeners...

Digg Seeks Salvation

Several weeks ago, I proclaimed that Digg is Deadd . So, when I received an invite to alpha test the new Digg.com, I decided to conduct my own post-mortem. Here's what I found. When first logging in to the new Digg.com, you are...

First Impressions After 90 Days on the Beat

Taking over a new beat or being given a new assignment is one of the great perks of being a journalist. Three months ago I joined the editorial staff at Website Magazine to cover the Internet for an audience of Web professionals. My...

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How Do You Respond to Negative Buzz?

Social media can be a great way to recruit brand advocates. But with its increased usage with consumers comes the very real problem of negative buzz outweighing the positive. As such, businesses have been all but forced to participate...

Twitter, Facebook and SU as Marketing Machines

According to Web analytics firm StatCounter’s new Global Stats report , Facebook, Twitter and StumbleUpon are sending a significant volume of traffic to websites. Hopefully you’ve already established a presence for your...

Social Media Usage – Let’s hear it for the ladies!

The BlogHer-iVillage 2010 Social Media Matters Study has been released and indicates that 73% of online women are now active social media users, engaging weekly or more often with top social media platforms. The study shows that women...

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Inside The Online World - May 2010

Website Magazine's May, 2010 issue is now available online at WebsiteMagazine.com ( review the contents here ). As always, it's chock full of insightful, useful content that's not to be missed. Below is the May Editor's...

Startup Social Tracker Viralheat Adds Facebook

Viralheat , a social media tracking site that allows marketers to monitor consumer-generated content on video websites, has integrated Facebook to its growing platform. Users can now measure the impact of total shares, likes, comments...

SEO in a Social Media World

Web professionals’ interest in search engine optimization (SEO) is matched in intensity only by the excitement surrounding social media. The end result of these two Internet marketing endeavors is nearly the same: website traffic...

Omniture Taps Facebook for Social Media Marketing

Omniture is a leading provider of "business optimization software." Facebook is the world's leading social network. Put them together and you have a package for the ultimate in social media marketing measurement. Today...

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