Archive for February, 2008

Are You Able to Comment on This Post?

Filed in Site News by Matt McGee on February 13, 2008 15 Comments
Are You Able to Comment on This Post?

Hi readers, I need some help. One of my longtime readers and frequent commenters is reporting that she’s unable to login to SBS and share a comment. She says that the attempts to login are being recognized, but on returning to the post, she keeps being asked to login time after time. If you’re registered […]

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Part Three: How To Use Yahoo! Answers

Filed in Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on February 13, 2008 8 Comments
Part Three: How To Use Yahoo! Answers

This is part three in a series on social marketing using Yahoo! Answers. If you missed earlier installments, please begin with the series introduction. Yahoo! Answers is the #2 reference site on the Internet (behind Wikipedia). Its popularity provides an opportunity for smart online marketers to acquire targeted referral traffic, as well as indirect search […]

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Local Online Marketing in Stealth Mode

Filed in Local Search, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on February 12, 2008 2 Comments
Local Online Marketing in Stealth Mode

I have a story to tell you. I was chatting with Andrew Shotland today and shared this with him, and realized it belongs here on SBS, too. First, the background About a month ago, Andrew wrote a post about Freecycle, a network of local mailing lists where people essentially give away their unwanted junk to […]

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Part Two: Why Use Yahoo! Answers

Filed in Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on February 12, 2008 7 Comments
Part Two: Why Use Yahoo! Answers

This is part two in a series on social marketing using Yahoo! Answers. You may want to start reading with the series introduction. Yahoo! Answers is a popular question-and-answer service that’s grown to be the #2 reference site on the Internet. With such heavy traffic, YA offers opportunities for some businesses and professionals to gain […]

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Part One: What Is Yahoo! Answers?

Filed in Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on February 11, 2008 1 Comment
Part One: What Is Yahoo! Answers?

This is part one in a series on social marketing using Yahoo! Answers. You may want to start reading with the series introduction. What Is Yahoo! Answers? Yahoo! Answers (YA for short) is one of Yahoo!’s social media success stories. The question-and-answer service launched in December, 2005, and, according to Hitwise, it surpassed the market […]

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A Guide to Social Marketing on Yahoo! Answers

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, Social Media, Yahoo by Matt McGee on February 11, 2008 9 Comments
A Guide to Social Marketing on Yahoo! Answers

Are you into social media marketing? If so, Yahoo! Answers probably isn’t very high on your radar. Sites like digg, StumbleUpon, and del.icio.us are talked about much more often. But when used correctly, Yahoo! Answers can be a vital complement to a social marketing plan. I’ve been using Yahoo! Answers for almost two years now; […]

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