Markerly – Making A Mark On The Interwebs


Those of us who use social media often will find the above routine familiar. But here’s (finally) a far more elegant solution – launched earlier this month, Markerly ( [link] ) is a online highlighting tool that let us select and socially bookmarking a particular chunk of text, and immediately sharing it across your social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook. “Instead of bookmarking an entire article, I wanted to bookmark text.”

TwoHub Stores Your Online Bookmarks In One Place


Those of us who use multiple computers and different browsers know the pain of trying to synchronize all our bookmarks – and despite social bookmarking sites like Delicious (whose fate is still unknown ), most of us have to rely on various services to make sure we have access to our bookmarks. TwoHub allows you to place and store all your bookmarks in one place online. It’s meant to be set as a homepage so your favorite bookmarks are all in one spot.


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A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Build A Profitable Niche Content Website by Yaro Starak

Social Bookmarking This step is optional, but if executed can quickly build a ton more back links to your website, therefore further solidifying your place in search indexes. You can either manually bookmark several pages of your website, or use one of many automated tools available online that not only bookmark quicker, but can also bookmark on several social bookmarking websites at once.

List Of The Best SEO Chrome Extensions In 2020


You are judged by what you write – from business docs and resumes to emails, school papers, social media posts, and even dating profiles. The application will run in your browser, checking everything that you write: product reviews, social media posts, etc.

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7 Reasons Why You Need Pinterest For Your Business


The whopping statistics make Pinterest a viable marketing tool that can equal (or even surpass) the social media giants such as Facebook and Instagram. Pinterest is a social bookmarking site that allows users to create their very own mood board for any event or line of interest. Compared to most social media platforms, Pinterest entails lesser steps from discovery to conversion. Pinterest Links Your Website and Social Media Accounts. There are 77.4

Blogging Nostalgia and my 30 day Challenge

VC Cafe

It was a social network for the blogger community (later acquired by Yahoo in 2007), which when installed, showed where your visitors come from, what they read and where they go. Virality was getting featured on Digg and bookmarking was Social bookmarking’ was a thing, and you wanted to get your links saved to Delicious social bookmarking. Social networks offer unprecedented reach. I started blogging in December 2005. – Clicking Your Way Around Your Desktop And The Internet


Earlier we featured Markerly , an online highlighting tool that lets us select and socially bookmarking a particular chunk of text , and immediately sharing it across your social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook. Here’s a similar productivity tool you may find useful: ( ) by Karlsruhe, Germany-based Axonic Informationssysteme GmbH is a free desktop tool for Windows and Mac OS X that allows you to shorten click paths.

Understanding the Types of Social Media

Business Plan Blog

Social media is a great way to build awareness about your company as these sites allow community members to share their experiences with you and other members of the community. This feedback and word-of-mouth content spreads across social networks leaving an effect on your company’s image and your customers perception of your company. An explanation of the various types of social media sites is provided below.

My HBS Presentation - Web 2.0 Implications on Learning


type tools (Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, RSS, RSS Readers) on corporate learning and someone like HBS. I've somewhat fallen off the map on this blog. Been traveling and consulting with a bunch of early-stage and growth companies. Really fun stuff these days. One of my recent fun experiences was doing a presentation at Harvard Business School (HBS) on the implications of Web 2.0

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Sustainable Strategies for Internet Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Social media activities require professional effort and time, so beware the hidden costs. Engage your audience with social media. Social media is more than the “Big 4” of Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter. It’s sharing features built into your web site content, like social bookmarking, emailing, or auto posting and interactive features like comments and voting. entrepreneur sustainable strategies startup social media internet business

Weekend Favs March Two

Duct Tape Marketing

Diigo – Online social bookmarking tool. I finally got around to moving my delicious bookmarks after numerous outages. Allows you to embed your content anywhere and not in one social network or another. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.

Copywrong Again: Founding the Next Pinterest or Napster?


Copyright is not the only type of IP right implicated — and others such as rights of privacy and publicity become increasingly relevant in the age of social media — but it provides many of the most accessible examples.

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Top Startup Blogs, All Traffic Does Not Convert the Same, Time Tracking Without Timers, and more…

Software By Rob

All Traffic Does Not Convert the Same – Along the lines of my post Nine Levels of Traffic Quality (though he ranks traffic sources in a different order), this is an in-depth look at one marketer’s experience looking at conversion rates from various sources (press release, social bookmarking, SEO, PPC and direct), as well as A/B testing landing pages for huge improvements. Top Startup Blogs – A real-time blog ranking tool by Dharmesh Shah based on his blog grader.

How Top Venture Capitalists Create (and Sometimes Destroy) Portfolio Company Value

David Teten

Christopher Fralic is a Managing Partner at First Round Capital’s New York office, and has focused on a number of the firm’s investments in Advertising Technology, Social Media, Ecommerce, Gaming, Mobile and more. Prior to joining First Round in early 2006, Mr. Fralic was VP of Business Development at social bookmarking and tagging company

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

Both Sides of the Table

When we found stuff we liked we “bookmarked&# it so that we could come back to the website later. As you traveled the web and found stuff you liked you could “bookmark&# it (sound familiar) so that you could find it again. The delicious bookmarking was open so that anybody could see what you had bookmarked and commonly bookmarked things could rise to the top. That’s why it was called “social bookmarking.&#.

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What’s the Best Way to Get More Traffic and Links?

Duct Tape Marketing

Add social marketing buttons to your content to make it easy to share. If you’ve built a network of strategic partners, and please tell me you have, make sure you reach out to them and offer the content for them to share in their social networks and email newsletters. You can also build a social sharing network in places like Triberr. Social bookmark sites. What’s the Best Way to Get More Traffic and Links?

Do Entrepreneurs Need College?

Duct Tape Marketing

Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman founded the social bookmarking site reddit shortly after graduating from the University of Virginia. Marketing interview with Alexis Ohanian Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman founded the social bookmarking site reddit shortly after graduating from the University of Virginia. Do Entrepreneurs Need College? written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Marketing interview with Alexis Ohanian.

Top 5 DIY Content Marketing Tools & Resources That You Need NOW


You can embed your tracks wherever you want, such as your blog, newsletters, social media pages, landing pages, etc… RooJoom claims their tool can decrease bounce duration on landing pages by 72%, and increase click-through rates in Social campaigns by 734%! It’s works as a social bookmarking tool, allowing us to submit our own content and to bookmark external pages that we find interesting.

Social Media Matching


People seem to be missing the really big picture of the value of social media and really the Internet for that matter. They look at how current social networking sites work and how online and offline relationships currently work and make the assumption that this represents the value proposition. Just as currency inflation debases money, so social inflation debases relationships. Ignore what social networks and social media looks like today.

How to Curate Sitelinks to Increase Conversions


Key phrases extracted from social bookmarking tags. If you rely on search engine traffic, conversion optimization starts before visitors get to your site. Sitelinks. For most sites, a brand query (e.g. king arthur flour”) generates sitelinks—links from other pages on your site that appear below the main link, typically the homepage. For mobile searches, those sitelinks may be expandable, allowing users to browse multiple levels of your site, all before clicking a link.

Why My Search Engine Use Is Dwindling and Why Yours Will Too

Duct Tape Marketing

This trend highlights the marketers need to go beyond SEO and PPC and move even deeper into the worlds of social networks, mobile marketing and app based local marketplaces. Apps inside social networks are providing answers. Apps inside social bookmark sites are providing interesting reading. Duct Tape Marketing Social Media Apps Google SiriWhy My Search Engine Use Is Dwindling and Why Yours Will Too This content from: Duct Tape Marketing.

What Drives You to Bring in More Traffic?

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Bookmarks, PPC and More. Businesses are also advised to use social bookmarks with their most valuable web content, which should open doors to having countless visitors driven to the site. As a business with a Web site presence, are you doing everything necessary to drive traffic to your company’s site?

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Blog Mastermind Is Closing Forever by Yaro Starak

One of the obvious areas of change is social media marketing. Next Digg rose to supremacy (the “Digg effect” was responsible for helping many sites become popular quickly, if they could make it to the front page of Digg several times), along with similar social sharing sites like Delicious and Reddit. Social bookmarking sites are not as big as they once where, with Delicious almost shut down completely recently by Yahoo!

How To Get Your Web Page Listed In Google In 6 Easy Steps by Yaro Starak

If you have social bookmark accounts such as Stumble Upon or Digg , bookmark your article after it goes live on the directory. One of the most common frustrations website and blog owners face, particularly those who are new to the space, is to get their pages indexed or listed on search engines quickly. Because of the amount of spam and saturation on the Internet, it takes a website or blog longer to get included in search engine search results today than ever before.

A Refresher on 7 Laws and Theories Worth Remembering

Rajesh Setty

Related Posts: The big dilemma: Pareto Principle and Social Bookmarking One Hundred Percent Let's keep the signal-to-noise ratio low :( Mini Saga #23 – Networking Mini Saga #30 – The Discount. You would have heard of these laws and theories from someone sometime. So, this is going to be a quick refresher. Pareto’s Law (also known as the 80/20 rule): The 80/20 Rule means that in anything a few (20 percent) are vital and many(80 percent) are trivial.

How to Use Press Releases to Create a Steady Social SEO PR Downpour

Duct Tape Marketing

Today a great deal of this kind of news is either delivered directly to audiences through social channels or carried by a PR professional as part of a broader pitch for coverage or advocacy. The press release still performs a very valuable function in the online world that requires the constant care, feeding and gathering of keyword rich content, social signals and links. Marketing Strategy Social Media instant press release Links prweb SEO Submit Press Release 123

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5 Trends That Will Shape Small Business in 2012

Duct Tape Marketing

Social networks evolve into markets. As social networks become more important in the lives of their users and the level of social behavior continues to evolve, they will become much more than outposts. Other marketplaces such as Amazon, Etsy, and eBay are moving toward socializing your product search and becoming decision engines. The cable provider Comcast launched Comcast Cares , a social media push to repair a poor customer-service perception.

How and Why I Still Use Delicious

Duct Tape Marketing

I still use Delicious every day to bookmark and automatically publish content to the web via RSS and I think you should too. At the root, Delicious is a social bookmarking site, which means you can use it to find and bookmark and tag stuff all over the web. Basic bookmarking. You can take this a step further and use Delicious to help you create custom content feeds for things like product mentions, news stories and even social media mentions.

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How and Why to Use Pinterest for Business

Duct Tape Marketing

Essentially, Pinterest is a social bookmarking site that focuses on images. Pinterest has enabled self-expression in a way that few other social networks have captured and in return has become one of the biggest sources of traffic to businesses that deal in visually oriented goods. Unlike many social sites, where the game is to get followers, Pinterest users seem very content to simply find stuff and share it with small groups.

VCs eating our own dog food: Using technology and analytics to make better investments

David Teten

Other VCs use Contently * or Social Native * to create relevant content. We’re using … TinyLetter for our “Content Newsletter” … and Buffer to schedule social media posts. I use Diigo , a social bookmarking tool, to keep a record of useful websites.

An Investor’s Personal Social Media Tech Stack: In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 followers

David Teten

I’ve listed below my current social media toolkit. David Shadpour, CEO, Social Native *, recommends Mixmax **, a gmail enhancement to track email activities (opens, clicks), schedule emails, and create reminders. I know a number of large financial services firm which use Hearsay Systems to empower their employees to use Linkedin and other social media tools in a compliant way. I use this social bookmarking tool to keep a record of useful websites.

Episode 8: Charlie’s Bcast Email, Startup Incubators, and 10 Reasons Why Startups Fail | The Bcast

Up and Running

Unfortunately in our culture, not just in our business culture but in our social culture, people don’t talk about failure. We were doing Social bookmarking around health and wellness products. For example, on our first company, our idea was not to do the social bookmarking. This week we get an email from one of our listeners.

5 Tips On How To Outsource Your Blogging by Yaro Starak

Every time a new blog post gets published, my virtual staff has been trained to automatically submit the content to directories and social networks. From social bookmarking to article submissions, blog and forum comment submission, SEO can become a full time job in itself. Tyrone Shum has participated in both my Blog Mastermind and Membership Site Mastermind programs. He’s special because not only did he study the materials (which is rare enough!),

[Infographic] Is SEO Or SEM Better For Online Marketing?


Social sharing, high-quality backlinks and social bookmarking make up the backbone of a riveting off-site SEO campaign. On-site SEO tactics include optimizing page load speed, integrating social sharing buttons, properly formatting URLs, tailoring content around the use of natural keywords and much more.

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Personal Theme Review: A WordPress Theme For Bloggers Who Get Personal by Yaro Starak

The ability to easily add social bookmarking icons is a nice idea, plus the Feedburner subscription box, author image and bio section add some nice touches. Joel from is fast becoming one of the best WordPress experts around. He has already reviewed two premium WordPress themes on my blog, so when Kevin Muldoon offered a review copy of his theme, Joel was happy to check it out and then write this review.

How To Outsource Better Than I Did by Yaro Starak

I gave her some videos on how to write articles, comment on blogs, tweet about my business, do social bookmarking, do keyword research and a few other things. Posting on social networks and getting the word out there. Outsourcing! Such a beautiful word. It’s the magical word that can almost eliminate you from your business and make life so much easier that you’ll be sleeping on a bed of roses with money falling from the sky.

How To Add 25,000 Members To Your Forum – A Case Study by Yaro Starak

The topics included: Blog Commenting Forum marketing Marketing on twitter Doing keyword research Article marketing Social bookmarking Along with the videos they received an assignment and had to report back to us in one of the private forums with their results. Leslie implemented a clever growth strategy for his online business by purchasing a large forum.

18 Cognitive Biases You Can Use for Conversion Optimization


social sharing buttons, offer content for a tweet vs. an email, submitting content to social bookmarking sites, etc.). Find the influencers and media outlets that will help you extend your reach as much as possible via their sites and social networks. That’s why creating scarcity and social proof are so effective. call to action, checkout pages), add social proof in the form of numbers (e.g. “1M

Expenses You Don't Think of When Starting a Business

Software By Rob

The comments here and on a few social bookmarking sites mentioned that you could quit your day job if you wanted to, and that you could live on $2500/month just fine in many cities in the world (although in my hypothetical situation I was speaking about a developer based in the hypothetical U.S.). 45 Bloghology Social Network on 01.14.09