Social Media Marketing – Weekly Wrap Up – 02.27.2008

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Every Wednesday Pronet Advertising will be highlighting some of the best posts related to social media news and marketing. As always, please feel free to comment and if you have any recommendations, let us know so we can include them in the next week’s wrap up.
Linkbait – Will Search Engines Ever Regulate Your Linkbait?
Is it possible that search engines will start regulating your linkbait? Seems highly unlikely – after all, good content is good linkbait. However, what if it does happen, do you have a backup strategy?
Design – Top-10 Application-Design Mistakes
Applicable both to traditional desktop applications as well as web-based applications (such as Facebook Apps.) or localized widgets. Keep these 10 application design mistakes in mind and do your best to avoid them.
Social Media – From SEO to Social Media: Content is Still King
As you evolve your marketing strategy/campaign from purely SEO to a mix of search engine optimization and social media optimization, keep in mind that content is still king.
Blogging – Comparing Six Ways to Identify Top Blogs in Any Niche
Don’t just rely on Technorati (or any one method). Instead, check out these six different ways of identifying top blogs in your niche, and for best results, use them in conjunction with each other.
Digg – SocialBlade: Digg Front Page Stats and More
SocialBlade is a terrific tool that helps you study your habits and your successes on the socially driven news site, Digg. The tool can be incredibly helpful in further understanding what is working for you and what isn’t. – Bans Search Engine Spiders
I guess they’re having an acute case of Arachnophobia. The site has started blocking spiders from major search engines from crawling their index.
LinkedIn – How to Use LinkedIn to Create Authoritative Content
Who would’ve thought that one of the best professional networking sites would also be a great source for article ideas and for creating authoritative content?

Neil Patel
Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics, an analytics provider that helps companies make better business decisions. Neil also blogs about marketing and entrepreneurship at... Read Full Bio
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