Weekly Social Media News Roundup

Keeping up to date with the latest social media news, tips and advice can be time-consuming. With that in mind, here’s a compilation of social media news items I’ve come across this past week.

Social media and the end of gender: Johanna Blakley on TED.com

Media and advertising companies still use the same old demographics to understand audiences, but they’re becoming increasingly harder to track online, says media researcher Johanna Blakley. As social media outgrows traditional media, and women users outnumber men, Blakley explains what changes are in store for the future of media.

View original article on TED.com

26 Ways to Enhance Your Blog Content

Are you looking for tips to improve your blog? The Social Media Examiner provides 26 tips to improve the quality of your blog posts.

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

Online video and Facebook are both pillars of social media marketing. ReelSEO has compiled a list of Facebook video apps to integrate video into your own Facebook Pages.

5 Search and Social Trends for 2011

Jay Baer and Chris Baggott have compiled a list of 5 trends that they think will be important in 2011 related to the convergence of search and social media.

How To Grow The Engagement On Your Blog

Social media is all about engaging with your audience. The WordPress Podcast this week discusses how to boost subscribers to your blog, how to increase the number of comments on your posts and how to turn your blog into a real community.  Listen to the podcast.

29 Ways to Keep Me Coming Back to Your Blog Again and Again

Following along the theme of increasing engagement on your blog, ProBlogger provided 29 ways to keep your audience coming back to your blog.

Successful Businesses Engage with Customers

If you’d like still more tips on engaging with your customers, check out the Online Forum article on how successful businesses engage with their customers.

How to Avoid Social Media Overload

Finally, if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by all things social media, check out Dorie Clark’s article on Huffington Post about how to avoid social media overload.

Have you come across a good news article, tip or technique this past week related to social media? Share with the rest of us by commenting below.

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