social media Articles
2011 was a big year for social media (big changes to Facebook and the introduction of Google Plus), integrations (like our PayPal app and Facebook Connect), and discussing the future of email. Let’s take a look back at some of our top posts from this year. Here are our top 6 blog posts and top […]
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Consumers spend more of their online time on Facebook than on any other website. Social networking has always been personal and scheduled changes to Facebook profiles take the narcissistic focus to a whole new level. Profiles will turn into Timelines that chart a user’s lifetime achievements and milestones all the way back to their birth. […]
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Facebook needs no introduction. It has a staggering number of users, so integrations like posting recent newsletters to your fan page or placing a web form there are always exciting to talk about. Today, we’re happy to introduce a new Facebook integration: Facebook registration for your AWeber web forms.
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Facebook’s new features just won’t stop coming. Just before revamping the news feeds of users everywhere, Facebook introduced a new way to share: a subscription feature for personal profiles. What does the Subscribe button do? Think of it like Twitter, only on Facebook. When you post a public update, it goes out to the news […]
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Ever revisit your blog posts and find new angles and insights waiting to be revealed? At Inbound Marketing Summit 2011, I heard from and spoke with some of the top names in social media. And after guest blogging the key takeaways for our friends at Marketing Pilgrim, I wondered which ideas our blog audience would […]
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Looking for more apps to extend the functionality of your AWeber account? If so, here’s a new one that we think you’ll want to explore right away. Using the AWeber API, the team at Connected has developed a new integration that lets you track your email marketing campaigns and conversations with your contacts all in […]
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“Email, like many forms of communication, is dying out.” So state 41% of teens and college students who submitted essays for the AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship. The percentage of Millennials who believe email is on the decline cite social networks like Facebook and Twitter as the new, cool way to communicate. In their own words: […]
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Tumblr is a strange sort of animal – part blog, part social network and all the rage. The social blogging platform also has great potential for building your email list. Why? Tumblr’s method of microblogging makes content sharing easy. Posts are designed for quick consumption, and the more consumable your content, the more followers will […]
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Is email dead? It’s a question that comes up a lot, and most people would argue that email is going strong. But what do teens think? They’re the up-and-coming generation, and their habits may influence future trends in communication, so we should know where email fits into that. Earlier this year, we offered a scholarship […]
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It’s the new Facebook. It’s better than Facebook. It can’t possibly compete with Facebook. There are plenty of conflicting opinions out there about how Google+ compares to existing social networks. Google+ is a brand new social network that’s been generating some online buzz for several weeks now. Google is testing their new network’s features and […]
Read "Podcast: The +s and -s of Google+ for Your Email Campaign"