Markerly – Making A Mark On The Interwebs


Those of us who use social media often will find the above routine familiar. Founded by Sarah Ware, Markerly was inspired actually inspired by Pinterest , whose bookmarklet allowed users to easily share online images on their social networks. Paste. Paste. Repeat ad naseum.

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.

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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.

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.

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 Delicious social bookmarking. – 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.

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. An explanation of the various types of social media sites is provided below.

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.

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 seems like everyone has an Internet startup these days.

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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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.

A Refresher on 7 Laws and Theories Worth Remembering

Life Beyond Code

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Do Entrepreneurs Need College?

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Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman founded the social bookmarking site reddit shortly after graduating from the University of Virginia. Do Entrepreneurs Need College?

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%!

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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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. Duct Tape Marketing Social Media Apps Google Siri

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.

What Drives You to Bring in More Traffic?

Up and Running

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.

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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. 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. Apps inside social networks provide answers.

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.

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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.

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!

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.

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.

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How and Why to Use Pinterest for Business

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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.

[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.

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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.


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!),

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.

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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.

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.

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.).