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Pages Tagging Pages: Good News for Organic Reach on Facebook

February 28, 2014 by Sarah Matista

Good news for organic reach on Facebook.

We are very excited today to be bringing you some good news about your Facebook page’s potential for organic reach! Being the bearer of bad news is no fun – like when text only updates got the boot, or organic reach declined – so this is a welcome opportunity.[read more]

Why the Tag Will Replace Emails

January 30, 2014 by Richard Stacy

Tagging will replace emailing.

Probably the biggest change to management practice in recent years has been the rise of email. Almost all forms of management, from review of information to actual decision making, take place within email. Even decisions that may take place in face-to-face meetings (real or online) frequently require the validation of a confirming email.[read more]

Is That Facebook Tag For Me or You?

August 21, 2013 by Pam Moore

Facebook: to tag or not to tag?

This post isn't an intensive training session on how Facebook tags work. Instead I want you to think about WHY you tag a person or a brand. As with anything in social media, business and life, you should think about the people you are impacting with any action. What is in it for the person on the other end?[read more]

Why Instagram's New Tagging Feature Is Important to Your Business

May 6, 2013 by Stephanie Frasco

Instagram just updated their app the other day with a new feature that allows you to tag people in the pictures you share. Tagging is a good thing when it comes to engagement and business. In a lot of my articles, I talk about the importance of fan appreciation, social proofing and encouraging your fans to get behind your brand. This new tagging update helps with all of these nuances by allowing your fans to tag your brand in a photo.[read more]

Tag, You're It! Instagram Adds People Tagging

May 3, 2013 by Mike Allton

In an update to their mobile apps today, Instagram has added Facebook-like tagging to uploaded images. In an official blog post, Instagram explains that the new feature is called Photos Of You. Here's how it works. When you upload an image to Instagram, you can now associate that image with people as easy as adding hashtags.[read more]

LinkedIn Finally Rolling Out Facebook-Style Tagging

April 4, 2013 by Stephen Tamlin

LinkedIn tagging

LinkedIn has finally introduced in-status tagging, which has been part of Facebook and Google+ for a long time. This feature makes it far easier for people to follow companies mentioned. Here’s a quick guide we’ve pulled together to show you how to use this new feature.[read more]


Tagging: the best of Twitter in Google+

July 10, 2012 by Saul Fleischman

By tagging your content, you do get found by those who have not circled you – but are looking for the tag(s) you use.[read more]

Bootstrapping Internet Ingenuity & Crediting Collaborators

April 4, 2012 by Saul Fleischman

I give you my recent life story. I have to get tools made and live, whether they are instantly profitable or not. I have come to understand that what people know me for is know-how that they don't want to pay for, and any way you slice it, is not going to produce a level of revenue that will allow me the freedom to continue taking my own ideas and those of collaborators, refining them together, and then bootstrapping their creation and launch.[read more]

Should we be scared of Facebook's automatic photo tag suggestions?

June 12, 2011 by Jessica Schilling

This week, Facebook announced a full-scale rollout of the automatic photo tagging suggestions that have been quietly available to a number of international users for months, and we ... freaked out, really. I'm hedging a bet that not one person reading these words hasn't seen a post on their Facebook news feed along the lines of "OMG FACEBOOK IS STEALING YOUR FACE NOW!!1!"[read more]


What Page Tagging In Facebook Photos Could Mean For Brands

May 17, 2011 by Alex Smith

Facebook has just introduced a new element of functionality that will allow page presences to be tagged in images on the network. For example, a picture of a certain brand of chocolate bar being eaten by a fan could be tagged with that brand’s page, or a picture of a celebrity could be tagged with their fan page. This article outlines what this change could mean for pages; branded pages in particular.[read more]

Making Marketing Easier by Tagging Brands in Facebook Photos? Not so Fast...

May 12, 2011 by Mary Wieder

Good marketing is all about controlling the situation. This new Facebook feature lets the masses control the image of the brand. Sure, marketers can monitor the brand on Facebook and perhaps tag and detag photos of choice, but ultimately the power has been shifted.[read more]

Getting Started: Metadata, Tagging and Twitter Hashtags

March 15, 2010 by Farshid Ketabchi

Metadata or data about data has been an important topic in software and the web all along. In the old days we used metadata on a HTML page source to increase its searchability. That is by adding metadata or tags to a page we would tell the search engines what the page is about so that if someone searched for one of the tags, they would...[read more]

Words in the cloud

June 20, 2008 by Stephen Collins

Those of us that dig tagging and words should get a kick out of Wordle. It's a funky Java tool do build cool clouds from blocks of text. Here's a Wordle for my recent PubCamp talk, Slouching Towards Intertwingularity: And another for my Age of Conversation manifesto: Too cool! Thanks to my pal, Jaz, for the ...[read more]

How Important Are Tags to You?

June 1, 2008 by Dennis McDonald

By Dennis D. McDonald How important are the tags you assign to the things you write and publish online? And how important are tags to your finding useful information online? I thought about these questions when I read Sarah Perez' Semantic Tagging with Faviki. Faviki,  a new social bookmarking service, suggests what tags to use...[read more]

The Impact of Words: Using Tag Clouds

March 11, 2008 by Kyle Flaherty

We have talked here before concerning one of my favorite aspects of my job over the years: messaging workshops . At the time I wrote: I absolutely love this exercise, it illuminates the disconnect between what customers, partners, media, analysts and even internal owners see as your core value proposition. Who are you? What do you...[read more]

Get extra search traffic by tagging yourself in del.icio.us

February 7, 2008 by Blog Biz

By now it's almost common knowledge that an unbelievably large portion of your traffic is coming from Google, followed by the rest of the search engines combined, and then finally, you have a few referrals from other sites. One of those other search engines is actually often overlooked, because it's search database is filled, tagged...[read more]