Social Network for Social Media Marketers: This Week in Social Media

social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up-to-date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week?

Social Network Launches for Social Media Industry: Social Media Examiner’s Networking Clubs just went public. “It’s a social water cooler for social media marketers,” says Michael Stelzner, CEO of Social Media Examiner. The free network has rich discussion and networking taking place.  There are three active clubs: The Facebook Club, the Blogging Club and the Small Business Club.

Social Media Examiner's Networking Clubs

Social Media Examiner launches Networking Clubs for social media marketers

Online Search Introduces Their Social Media Jobs Salary Guide: This is a “comprehensive look at the best job markets, the most in-demand job titles and salary ranges for social media professionals in the top 20 U.S. cities.”

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Click through to check out the current social media job salaries.

Tumblr Introduces Highlighted Posts: Tumblr users can pay to have their posts featured on the Tumblr Dashboard.

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"For one dollar, your post will stand out in the Dashboard with a customizable sticker to make sure your followers take notice!"

LinkedIn Announces a More Secure Browsing Experience:  “LinkedIn now supports https for your browsing experience. This is currently an ‘opt in’ feature that will be rolled out gradually in the next coming weeks.”

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On this Settings page you will also see a link to the https FAQ with more information about this feature.

Foursquare Improves “Explore” Search Feature: Foursquare’s Explore on the web features are now available on Explore for iPhone and Android.

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The new mobile features include changing your location, filtering your recommendations and photos in your search results.

Here are a couple of social media tools worth noting:

Pholiofy: a Facebook Pages application that easily publishes your latest campaign, promotional coupons or branded messaging into your Facebook Page through WordPress.

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Check out Pholiofy to publish your Pages on Facebook.

BuildChatter: a tool to build your Facebook app in minutes and without professional help.

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Check out BuildChatter to build your own Facebook app.

And here’s another interesting infographic:

Yammer: 2011 by the Numbers:

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Check out the stats for Yammer, the free private social network for your company.

What social media news caught your interest this week? Please share your comments below.

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About the Author, Cindy King

Cindy King is the director of editorial for Social Media Examiner. She spent 25 years abroad in international business development and then built her own international business from scratch by using social business networking. Other posts by »




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