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Today we’re releasing the Mashable on Yahoo application , giving you easy access to social media news as you navigate Yahoo. This new application lets Yahoo users easily view Mashable content through Yahoo Pulse , Yahoo Toolbar , Yahoo Homepage and My Yahoo . To add the application, users must first give “permission” to the app, and then install it in each location where it will be used. The application enables you to easily browse our subject channels, share stories with your network or friends, search Mashable content, browse our job listings and more. You can also add the application to your Yahoo homepage.
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In the first part of my series on how to develop a strong personal brand online , I talked about the human elements of branding, and why you should consider building a strong personal brand. Let’s go into the technology of how this is accomplished. The Technology of Brands My friend and interactive media strategist Adam Broitman calls Google a “reputation management system.”
Gary Vaynerchuk could tell you that his personal brand is worth millions, but he’s modest. My friend and PodCamp co-founder, Christopher S. Penn , often refers to branding by ZeFrank’s definition: “an emotional aftertaste.” ( See the The Show with ZeFrank episode here.)
Start counting the number of social media websites you have a profile with, right now. Out of fingers yet? Facebook , Twitter , Flickr , and YouTube are just the start of it – for people active on social websites, you could have several dozen social media profiles, half of them using a really old picture of you.
Social networking has finally become something valuable for brick-and-mortar businesses. Smartphones and location-based social networks allow users to interact, share, meet up, and recommend places based on their physical coordinates. This real-world connection to social media can mean more foot traffic and profits for business owners.
In a session yesterday at Forrester's Marketing Forum , Forrester analysts Josh Bernoff and Augie Ray presented research findings on peer influence and word of mouth marketing.
When entrepreneur Jason Calacanis shut down his blog in 2008 and replaced it with a subscription-only email newsletter, his move seemed to be more of a personal response to abusive reader comments rather than a leading indicator of a trend (although software guru Joel Spolsky also shut down his blog earlier this year). But now others have joined the blog exodus: Sam Lessin, the founder of streaming-media startup Drop.io, recently announced he was shutting down his blog and starting a subscription newsletter — one that charges readers a monthly fee. And since he is also an entrepreneur, he started his own subscription-newsletter service too, which is called Letter.ly . On the Drop.io blog, Lessin said that he started blogging in 2008 with a defined set of goals, including:
Personal branding is a relatively new concept and is thought to have emerged in 1997 after a ground breaking article was published on the Fast Company website by Tom Peters . We are in the age of the ‘ knowledge worker ‘ and the days of being an anonymous cog in the wheel of a faceless corporation are fast disappearing. The opportunity to stand out as a personal brand without having to know a politician, grey and grizzled powerbrokers or gnarly gatekeepers is now a reality and it is possible to accelerate the time it takes to make it happen. Firstly what are the key elements and the questions that we need to consider to become a visible and effective personal brand.