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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up (02-07-2010)

July 2nd, 2010

Welcome to another instalment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up’.

1. eType is a fantastic free spell checker that helps you spell as you type. As you type the spell checker pops up with a handy visual box to correct your content.

2. Launchlist is a handy tool that runs through a whole check list of items that are essential for creating a well-rounded website, you can check them off as you go.

3. Historypin is essentially a Google map that you can update with historical images of buildings, roads, basically anything that has changed over the years.

4. Feedingo is a clean, easy and fun Feed reader that saves you time by publishing your online content in one place. You can also import OPML files.

5. Pluggio calls itself a helpful Twitter app and with its multitude of features you can see why. Check out the large amount of feature videos here.

Social Media post of the weekLinkedIn SuperGuide -Tutorials, Tips and Tools

SEO post of the week: A Comprehensive Guide to Link Building via Blog Commenting | Search Engine Journal

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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up (07-05-2010)

May 7th, 2010

Welcome to another instalment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up’.

1. Embedable Tweets. No more need for screen grabs and Photoshop. Simply copy and paste the Tweet URL page and add the code to your blog post.

2. Copyc.at allows you to add your website to the search bar , which in turn generates a usability score based on the readability of your website.

3. Zoofs has all the most recent talked about videos on Twitter, viewable straight from its platform.

4. Find Icons is a great search tool for finding icons of any type, which is handy if you need icons for PowerPoint presentations or similar.

5. Wave. What they say: “WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool provided by WebAIM. It is used to aid humans in the web accessibility evaluation process. Rather than providing a complex technical report, WAVE shows the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility of that page.”

Social Media post of the week: 6 terrific examples of social media policies for employees

SEO post of the week: Most common SEO mistakes

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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up (30-04-2010)

April 30th, 2010

Welcome to another instalment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up’.

1. Twitter Buttons is a simple tool that allows you to input your Twitter username, after which you get a choice of designs for a ‘follow me’ button to add to your blog. Example below:

2. PDF Cast allows you to add PDF files of upto 10mb, or 100mb if you register, offering another place to syndicate your documents, which are also searchable via categories.

3. A little bit of fun for you. Use the Geocities-izer to make your website look awful. Take a look at the New York Times make over.

4. Twitter is the clear favourite but Tumblr is still well worth a look, here is a great tool that lets you update Tumblr from your desktop: Tumbleezee

5. Ghostrec is essentially a screen recording tool that works out where your users go, so you can figure out if parts of your website navigation are working or not.

Social Media post of the week: B2B Reputation Management using Social Media Monitoring

SEO post of the week:130+ Free SEO Web Tools and Search Engine Optimization

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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up (26-02-2010)

February 26th, 2010

Welcome to another instalment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round-up’.

1. Social Media comparison is first up today. Simply type in two competing search terms and see who comes out on top. After running the report you get a whole heap of visual results to show you who is top dog. Check out Apple Vs Microsoft.

2.  Google Fight is a fun little keyword search tool. Add your two keywords and let them fight to the death, watch the fight sequence to see who wins or has the most search results. OJ Simpson vs Hommer Simpson.

3. Manage Tweets is a new tool that gives you an easily detectable way to find out who you follow, who isn’t following you back and which inactive accounts you follow. Recommended.

4. Social connector for Outlook is Microsoft’s attempt to make email more social. Currently it only supports LinkedIn but there are more to follow soon including Facebook. For a more in-depth overview and installation instruction check out the How to Geek blog.

5. Flavors.me is a great idea, and here’s what they say: “Flavors.me allows anyone to create an elegant website using personal content from around the internet. Ideal for personal homepages, lifestreaming, splash and microsites, celebrity fan pages, commercial promotion, brand marketing – and everything in between”.

My Flavors.me page links from my Twitter profile – check it out here.

Social Media post of the week: The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

SEO post of the week: 7 Must-Read SEO Articles For Every WordPress Blogger

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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round up (18-12-2009)

December 18th, 2009

Welcome to another installment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round up’

1.First off today is the Collective Christmas Twitter-driven app, a chance to find out if you’ve made Santa’s naughty or nice list. Pay him a visit to see what gift you deserve. (Collective is a client of Liberate Media).

2. Gigya Toolbar. By now you must have seen those fancy toolbars on blogs that hover at the bottom of the page. Gigya Toolbar is one such toolbar, that you can use for your own blog or website.  To learn more about its features click here.

3. Ustat is a free website value calculator but it also gives you additional information, such as; whether your website is indexed in the correct places, social information and a SEO score. Here is how Google shapes up.

4. Twitterfall lets you easily follow trending topics on Twitter, you can also search for key words, a nice touch is the ability to search for Tweets from a particular location. Twitterfall is also highly customisable.

5. Seachzooka lets you create one advanced search for all the different search engines, meaning you don’t have to search through every individual search engine to find what you are looking for.

Social Media post of the week: Top 50 Twitter Tracking and Analytics Tools

Christmas bonus: B2B Social Media Presentations | Social Media B2B,

Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

SEO post of the week: 15 Sites for Learning and Mastering SEO

Have a Happy Christmas and see you all in the New Year

Andy

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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round up (11-12-2009)

December 11th, 2009

Welcome to another installment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round up’

1. KnowEm is a slick tool that checks for the use of your brand, product, personal name or username instantly on over 350 popular and emerging social media websites.

2. List Monkey allows you to receive email updates if your keywords are mentioned on a twitter list or via a username and you don’t even have to sign up!

3. Trendjoy is a neat little idea, basically it takes trending words on Google and allows you to buy the domain name via 1and1.

4. Effect Games, is an online tool that allows you to create your own game browser by uploading and customising your own environment. For more in-depth information go to the website, I will definitely be trying this one out!

5. Silentale looks interesting, currently only in private beta. It allows you to keep track of who you communicate with over various platforms. So, for example, start a conversation via email and finish it off via Twitter.

Social Media post of the week: Christmas Tweets is micro site examing the meaning of Christmas, with a very nice visual interface.

SEO post of the week: 10 SEO Blogs Accepting Guest Posts : Promote Yourself

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Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round up (27-11-2009)

November 27th, 2009

Welcome to another installment of the ‘Weekly Social Media sites, tools and posts round up’

1. First off today is Facebook Grader by Hubspot, it’s been around a while, but basically the idea is for you to Grade Facebook users or business pages, there is also a nice search tool that allows you to search Facebook members via keywords.

2. Graph Edge is a Twitter tool that drills down into your twitter feed looking at:

  • How many of your followers you’re really reaching
  • How quickly your network is growing (or shrinking!)
  • Who’s dumping you
  • Who your most influential followers are, and how to reach them
  • Who else your followers are following

3. Twinked.in – Microblogging meets professional networking. Twinked.in is a resource for professionals that want more information on social networking.  The site consists of a categorised blog, forum, jobs board and even a section to buy official Twinked.in merchandise!

4. Convoflow is an easy on the eye search bar that you add your keyword term to. You are then lead to the results page where all the results are laid out by a good number of blog, microblog, news, picture and video services.

5. Tweet Level is PR company Edelman’s Twitter reputation tool that measures an individual’s standing on Twitter. The tool offers you a score using the following metrics:

  • Influence – How many people listen to your tweets and how influential are you. This is the primary ranking metric
  • Popularity – how many people follow you
  • Engagement – do you actively participate in your community
  • Trust – do people believe what you say

Social Media post of the week: 300 Case Studies of Social Media Marketing

SEO post of the week: Ultimate Guide To Web Optimization (Tips & Best Practices)

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