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How to simplify your LinkedIn URL; why brands should focus on local marketing campaigns on Facebook; and how to use Twitter’s new photo gallery.

It’s all in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Social Media:

Image credit: narvikk, via iStockphoto[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.

Last week’s poll question: Which social network has generated the most viral traffic for your content?

  • Facebook: 51.38%
  • Twitter: 25.41%
  • LinkedIn: 8.29%
  • YouTube: 6.08%
  • Not sure: 5.52%
  • StumbleUpon: 2.21%
  • Other: 1.10%
  • Digg: 0%
  • Reddit: 0%

This week’s results might appear unusual, given Twitter’s reputation for being a clearinghouse for links to all kinds of content.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.

Last week’s poll question: How important are social-bookmarking sites such as Digg, Delicious and Stumbleupon to your social-media marketing strategy?

  • Not very important, 51%
  • What is social bookmarking? 27%
  • Somewhat important. 12%
  • Very important.
  • […] Continue Reading »

Good morning SmartBrief on Social Media readers! We’re excited to share these bonus links with you this morning. Enjoy!

Don’t skip the first link about reviewing in local directories. Sites that allow visitors to rate their experience sometimes don’t always get the fondest fans. This article teaches how to be proactive and protect businesses from being the victim of these attacks.[…] Continue Reading »

Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to store, organize, search, and manage links to Web pages they want to quickly access and share via tagging. These bookmarks can be private, completely public or shared only with specific people or groups, which is what makes the software social — unlike the links you have saved in your Internet browser.[…] Continue Reading »